For the past four years University of Leeds has lived by the terms outlined in The Partnership.
Getting months off your normal job to work on your pet project is great, but sabbaticals are hard work, leading academics tell Rob Hastings from the i.
David Johnson's latest article explains that impressive growth rates and the reduction of poverty in Ghana hide a rampant inequality that pervades the country.
6 June 2016 — 10 June 2016 | Conference
Exploring challenges and opportunities to achieving ‘Just Practices of Development’ in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
13 June 2016, 17:00 – 20:00 | Lecture
The British debate on the EU is abetted by a peculiar, but broadly shared, mental construction that talks about Britain and then Europe, as if Europe is somewhere else – a place across the sea.
3 May 2016, 17.30 | Seminar
On June 23rd the UK will vote on the following question: “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?"
New Masters Module for 2016
We are introducing a new MA module "Armed Conflict and Civil War" that explores the nature, causes and impact of civil war and intrastate armed conflict in the 21st century.
The module will support learning around questions such as: how are civil wars and intrastate armed conflict defined, understood and measured? How are factors such as ethnicity, weak state capacity, poverty and social inequalities, political exclusion, natural resources, environmental change, globalization, and food price rises relevant to the onset of instability and conflict?
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