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IKD organises a wide range of events, including workshops, seminars and public lectures, and is proud to support the annual International Development Seminar Series, hosted by DPP, which covers a broad range of themes and attracts a large and varied audience.

You can view previous seminars on our podcast page.



  • Ricardo Conference

    2 - 3 June 2016
    SOAS, University of London, Russell Square, London WC1H OXG

    High-profile international conference to commemorate the bicentenary of David Ricardo's Proposals for an Economical and Secure Currency.

  • The Unsung Farmer-Inventor

    8 June 2016, 12:30 - 14:00
    Room 00-13, Ground Floor Chambers Building, OU, Milton Keynes

    International Development seminar presented by Trish O’Flynn (DPP, OU), who will explore the economic, social, and cultural aspects of user innovation in Irish agriculture.

  • A European Dimension to Brexit

    13 June 2016, 11:00 - 16:30
    The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8NP

    A joint OPEG / URESG workshop exploring the context and potential implications of Brexit, including lessons from the Greek crisis and continuing challenges for the European economy.

  • Social and Solidarity Economy

    15 June 2016, 12:30 - 14:00
    Room 00-13, Ground Floor Chambers Building, OU, Milton Keynes

    In this seminar, Dr Alex Borda-Rodriguez and Professor Hazel Johnson will explore the politics of innovation in social enterprises in Latin America and co-ops and development.