Tri-institute Mandela Memorial Lecture
|Starts:||17:00 20 Mar 2014|
|Ends:||19:00 20 Mar 2014|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public, University staff|
BWPI, HCRI and IDPM are leading centres of research and teaching at The University of Manchester. Working in the closely related fields of poverty, conflict and development, we explore and analyse the complex and difficult areas of inequality, peace and progress. This lecture is the third in a series of such events and aims to provide a forum in which these issues can be considered and discussed.
Mandela: Personal and Political Settlements, with guest speaker Dr. Jo Beall (Director, Education and Society, British Council, UK)
Jo Beall joined the British Council as Director, Education and Society in 2011. She was formerly Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Cape Town and Professor of Development Studies in the LSE's International Development Department, which she directed between 2004 and 2007. During her academic career Jo published numerous books and academic articles in the areas of gender and social policy, urban governance and development, cities and conflict and state fragility. She has worked in Africa, Asia and Latin America, undertaking significant research projects and advisory work in Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and South Africa. Jo spent many years in South Africa and was involved in the anti-apartheid movement.
Thursday 20 March 2014, 5-7pm - Cordingley Lecture Theatre, Humanities Bridgeford Street Building.
The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.
All welcome, no registration required.
Travel and Contact Information
Cordingley Lecture Theatre
Humanities Bridgeford Street