A forum for academics, doctoral students, practitioners and invited speakers to present and open discussion on issues, ideas and debates in the field of Education and International Development.
Advance registration is required; please see registration details on individual event pages.
CEID Seminar series
30 November 2021
- Fixing donuts: Addressing the learning crisis from the inside - Professor Lant Pritchett (University of Oxford).
7 December 2021
- Can Education Shape Our Futures? An online discussion of UNESCO's Futures of Education report - Beatrice Szczepek Reed (King’s College London), Arjun Appadurai (International Commission on UNESCO’s Futures of Education), Paul Morris (IOE) and Maren Elfert (King’s College London).
24 February 2022
- Marginalisation and structural barriers in Africa - Maitreyi Bordia Das and Sabina Anne Espinoza (World Bank), Simone Datzberger (IOE), Jenny Parkes (IOE) and Rehema Nagawa (UVRI/Medical Research Council, Uganda), Hope Wambi (Raising Voices, Uganda).
10 March 2022
- Global university rankings as ‘sticky’ objects and ‘refrains’: Affect and Indian national media coverage - Riyad A. Shahjahan and Paul Bylsma (Michigan State University).
Further seminars will be announced here.
Date Title Speaker(s) 30 October 2019 Book launch: Higher education for and beyond the Sustainable Development Goals Professor Tristan McCowan (UCL), Dr Emilie Souyri (Université Côte d'Azur); Alex Wright (Association of Commonwealth Universities); Dr Laila Kadiwal (UCL) and Dr Stuart Tannock (UCL) and Professor Elaine Unterhalter (UCL) 25 November 2019 Professor Robert van Niekerk (University of the Witwatersrand), Professor Ben Fine (University of London); Professor Vishnu Padayachee (University of the Witwatersrand) and Professor Elaine Unterhalter (UCL)
Date Title Speaker(s) 26 October 2017 Education, poverty and global goals for gender equality Professor Elaine Unterhalter and Dr Amy North (UCL Institute of Education) 9 November 2017 Higher education and the public good in Africa Professors Elaine Unterhalter and Moses Oketch (UCL Institute of Education) 14 December 2017 More than knowledge transfer? More Than Knowledge Transfer project team 10 January 2018 School community relationships and 'conviviencia' Cristina Perales Franco (UCL Institute of Education) 7 February 2018 Health and Wellbeing Roundtable Dr Rodney Reynolds (UCL Institute for Global Health)
Sophia Mark (UCL Institute of Education)
Maria Ramirez Angel (UCL Anthropology)
Tricia Young and Carolyn Conway (Child to Child)
7 March 2018 Learning as development: the "global learning crisis”, the UN SDGs, and what we should do next Professor Dan Wagner (University of Pennsylvania)