Symposium on Global Governance and the Politics of Aid

Symposium on Global Governance and the Politics of Aid

CONFERENCE: The objective of this symposium is to foster a critical, theoretically informed and policy relevant analysis of the way in which aid is organised, managed and delivered at global and local levels.

30 April - 1 May 2015 | Bradford, UK

 Keynote Speakers:

Professor David Hulme (University of Manchester)
Global Governance and the Politics of Aid in a Post-Aid World

Professor Mark Duffield (University of Bristol)
Becoming Remote....Recouping Distance: The electronic atmosphere & Humanitarian Governance

Dr. Emma Mawdsley (University of Cambridge)
Emulating the BRICS and back to the future: DAC donor responses to the challenge and opportunities of the changing development landscape

Martin Walsh (Oxfam)
Do we really need NGOs, and if so which ones?

Professor Wil Hout (International Institute of Social Studies in the Hague)
Aid, Political Economy and Governance Reform.

Dr. Simon Lightfoot (University of Leeds)
From Aid Recipient to Aid Donors

Professor Donna Lee (University of Bradford)
Rethinking Agency in Global Governance 

Attention will focus on the changing nature of the global governance of aid, including new donors; current global policy frameworks and drivers of the aid effectiveness agenda and the influence of global civil society including new philanthropic organisations. The symposium will examine the key question, what does the politics of the new aid architecture mean for different types of inequality? 

Venue: Heaton Mount, Bradford University, UK

 Abstracts (250 words): due by 20 of February 2015

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