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2013

January

09/01/13
15/01/13
17/01/13
22/01/13
24/01/13
29/01/13
30/01/13

February

05/02/13
07/02/13
19/02/13
21/02/13
26/02/13

March

04/03/13
  • Documentary Screening: 'Last Train Home' by Lixin Fan
  • 'Every Spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home village for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the world largest human migration- an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural as and industrial future. Chinese canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades.'
05/03/13
06/03/13
12/03/13
14/03/13

April

June

12/06/13
  • Book launch ‘Aid, NGOs and the realities of women’s lives: a Perfect Storm’
  • Fenella Porter (Birkbeck/IGS@LMH), Tina Wallace (IGS@LMH), Deepa Joshi (Wageningen UR), Tom Scott-Smith (Oxford)
  • London International Development Centre and the Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies at Birkbeck invite you to the launch of ‘Aid, NGOs and the realities of women’s lives: a Perfect Storm’ edited by Fenella Porter and Tina Wallace, published by Practical Action Publishing.

August

08/08/13

September

19/09/13

October

08/10/13
10/10/13
15/10/13
17/10/13
  • Transforming The Frontier: Peace Parks and the Politics of Neoliberal Conservation in Southern Africa
  • Dr Bram Buscher, Associate Professor, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Bram Büscher is Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainable Development at the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University, Netherlands, and visiting Associate Professor of Geography, Environmental Management and Energy Studies at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

22/10/13
24/10/13
24/10/13
29/10/13

November

07/11/13
  • Edgar Graham Book Prize Award
  • Prof. Paul Webley (Director), Dr. Laura Hammond (Head of Department of Development Studies), Prof. Naila Kabeer (Panel Chair), Prof. Henry Bernstein (Representing Panel of Judges)
  • Award ceremony for the Edgar Graham Book Prize 2013, to be Awarded to 'Displaced: The Human Cost of Development and Resettlement' by Olivia Bennett and Christopher McDowell

08/11/13
14/11/13
19/11/13
21/11/13
28/11/13

December

03/12/13
05/12/13
10/12/13