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Upcoming Events

LIDC runs a variety of events: academic workshops that aim to explore issues in depth and generate research proposals; conferences, seminars and lectures. Below you can find out more about our upcoming events and other development-related events organised by Bloomsbury Colleges.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 17:00 to 19:00

This Development Education Research Centre (DERC) seminar will explore refugee and migrant understanding of the global citizen identity and implications of positioning and power. It will discuss a re-orientation and re-positioning for future learning to open up the debate about the global citizen identity within the FE and Skills sector.

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 09:00 to Friday, July 21, 2017 - 18:00

The SOAS Centre of African studies (CAS) is hosting the first SOAS Africa Conference, which will be held on the 20th and 21st of July 2017. Imagining Africa’s Future marks SOAS’ centenary, and in order to celebrate a century of African studies they look forward to examine future key trends, changes and debates that are likely to shape the African continent over the coming century, drawing from a broad range of disciplines and perspectives in a truly inter-disciplinary conference.

Monday, July 24, 2017 (All day) to Friday, August 11, 2017 (All day)

This course is designed for students, academics and practitioners interested in gaining knowledge on food, nutrition and health in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). The course will cover three areas: global food, nutrition and health-related challenges facing low and middle-income countries; key aspects of changing food systems and the politics of food; responses to hunger, malnutrition and poor health.