Sat 23 Sep

African Archaeology: the last ten years

In Honour of John Alexander

This one-day workshop is being held to mark the 10th anniversary of the Cambridge African Archaeology Group and the John Alexander seminar series at the University of Cambridge.September 23rd 2017. 09:00 to 18:30 Click here to book

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Wed 4 Oct

OECD 17th International Economic Forum on Africa 2017


The African Union Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), in partnership with the French Development Agency, invite you to the 17th International Economic Forum on Africa 2017.

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Thu 5 Oct

Reforming the public sector in Nigeria

Africa Research Institute

Dr. Joe Abah - Former Director General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms, The Presidency, Nigeria (2013-2017) and Visiting Lecturer at the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance.

Dr Abah has received widespread praise for leading efforts to implement far-reaching public sector reforms in Nigeria. In this lecture he will share insights on what he and his colleagues were able to achieve and how they were able to do so; and will reflect on where further improvements can be made.

Africa Research Institute, 55 Tufton Street, London, SW1P 3QL

Thursday 5th October 2017 from 5.30pm to 7pm

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Thu 5 Oct

Neglected Tropical Diseases: the challenges of elimination in a changing world

How do we eliminate a disease of poverty?

Speaker: Professor David Molyneux, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Date: October 5th, 2017 5:30-7:00 PM

Venue: Audit Room, King’s College Cambridge

Registration (free): Please register here

Refreshments Wine, bottled beer, & soft drinks will be served

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) have been included within the Health Targets of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, recognizing their impact as impediments to health of the poorest 1-2 billion... The elimination “end game” and eradication defined as “zero global incidence of infection” poses a unique challenge, i.e. how do we prove a negative? This target must be achieved in remote, conflict affected and geographically difficult regions with limited health services and communication. This talk will discuss the success to date, the research required to address the challenges and the current global health policy environment.

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Mon 23 Oct

Professor Sharman Inaugural Lecture

Professor Jason Sharman

Global Governance and Grand Corruption: The International Politics and Policy of Looted Wealth

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Wed 15 Nov

Departmental Seminar- 'Descriptive Representation Revisited'

Professor Anne Phillips, LSE

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