DON’T MISS | Professor Ravi Kanbur on utilitarianism & egalitarianism

Ravi Kanbur, Cornell University, utilitarianism, egalitarianismThe next lecture in our Global Development Seminar Series takes place on Wednesday December 9, with Cornell University professor Ravi Kanbur. Ravi’s talk is titled Is Utilitarianism All That Bad A Doctrine For Egalitarians?

The lecture will run 4.30pm-6pm in Cordingley Lecture Theatre, Humanities Bridgeford Street (HBS) building.

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Next up at the Global Development Seminar Series

Semester 1 is well underway, and the first two lectures in our Global Development Seminar Series have been excellent. On 14 October we heard from IDS Director Melissa Leach on Equality, Sustainability and Security: Towards Transformations in Global Development (LISTEN), and on 21 October our own Dan Brockington spoke on The Paradoxes of Celebrity Advocacy (LISTEN).

Below are the details for the next three seminars. We’ll be posting more information about the session with Professor Sandra Halperin next week.

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Hear IDS director Melissa Leach at launch of the Global Development Seminar Series

Melissa Leach, IDS, Global Development seminar, University of ManchesterThe Global Development Seminar Series kicks off next Wednesday October 14 with a free seminar by Institute of Development Studies Director Melissa Leach. Melissa will be speaking on Equality, Sustainability, Security: Towards Transformations in a Global Development Era.

The lecture will run 3.45pm-5.15pm in the Cordingley Lecture Theatre, Humanities Bridgeford Street (HBS) building. Seats are limited so please register at

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