Global Political Economy research seminar: 'The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Legitimacy in Global Health Governance'
|Starts:||15:30 8 Oct 2014|
|Ends:||17:00 8 Oct 2014|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||School of Social Sciences|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students|
|Speaker:||Dr Sophie Harman|
Dr Sophie Harman is a Reader in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London.
Since graduating from The University of Manchester she has held posts in the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick, and the Department of International Politics, City University.
She joined QMUL in September 2012 and has worked on Global Health Politics and Africa and International Politics. Her work focuses on the international institutions and funding streams that go towards global health initiatives, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and HIV/AIDS.
Her work straddles research on international development, global governance and international political economy.
Her publications include:
The New Political Economy of Global Health (under contract, Polity Press)
Governing the world? The practice of global governance (2013, Routledge, edited with David Williams)
The World Bank and HIV/AIDS: Setting a Global Agenda (2010, Routledge)
A recent article by Dr Harman on the Ebola outbreak in The Independent can be found at http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/ebola-virus-in-the-us-how-did-the-disease-ever-spread-this-far-9767296.html
Dr Harman's profile page: http://www.politics.qmul.ac.uk/staff/harmansophie.html
We look forward to seeing you there – and please advertise to interested students or colleagues.
Travel and Contact Information
2nd Floor Boardroom
Arthur Lewis Building