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  • Chinese Investment in Africa's Oil Sector: Local Content & Linkages

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    6 October 2016

    Exploring the links between Chinese NOCs and the economic development of the countries in which they invest. (3/5)

  • Chinese Investment in Africa's Oil Sector: The Drivers

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    6 October 2016

    A look at China's transition from exporting oil, to becoming the world's largest importer. (2/5)

  • Chinese Investment in Africa's Oil Sector: The Key Players

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    6 October 2016

    How are Chinese NOCs adapting to meet both their commercial interests and the interests of the countries in which they're investing? (1/5)

  • Electricity Generation as a Community-Owned Solution

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    19 September 2016

    Andrea Berardi hosts a webinar contrasting the traditional centralised approach to electricity generation with a new community-controlled model.

  • Making Medicines in Africa

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    9 August 2016

    Maureen Mackintosh and Julius Mugwagwa explore some of the interconnections between industrial development and health.

  • Informality as a Continuum: Evidence from Four Furniture Manufacturing Clusters in Kenya

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    4 May 2016

    Richmond Atta-Ankomah argues that the informal sector is inherently heterogeneous, and informality is best described as a continuum.

  • Innovative Spending in Health: Unpacking the Global Evidence

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    6 April 2016

    Using evidence from South Africa, the UK and Zimbabwe, Julius Mugwagwa discusses the impact of innovative spending on inclusive and sustainable health.

  • Limits without Scarcity

    Giorgos Kallis OU Limits without Scarcity seminar
    16 March 2016

    Revisiting the notion of limits in modern environmentalism, Giorgos Kallis argues that collective self-limitation is the only way towards egalitarian abundance.

  • Patent Use in the UK

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    13 January 2016

    Suma Athreye explores some of the concerns about our lack of knowledge of what happens to patents once they are issued.

  • BRICS Banking and the Debate over sub-Imperialism

    Patrick Bond BRICS IKD seminar
    4 November 2015

    Do the BRICS countries herald a new dawn for democracy or continued political repression? Patrick Bond introduces his book BRICS: An Anti-Capitalist Critique.