> Department of International Development - 20th Anniversary Conference
> & Alumni Reunion
> 7th to 10th September 2011
> "Responding to the Crisis in International Development"
> The Department of International Development (formally DESTIN) at the
> LSE is delighted to announce its 20th Anniversary Conference and
> Alumni Reunion in September 2011 to address the challenges generated
> by the political, economic and environmental crises that threaten the
> viability of the 'Post-Washington' agenda that has dominated recent
> development policy and practice.
> It will also host the inaugural Conference organised by its
> newly-founded DFID funded Justice and Security Research Programme
> (JSRP) dealing with Justice, Security and Governance in Fragile
> States, and present some of the pioneering work carried out during the
> second phase of the DFID funded Crisis States Research Programme.
> Our conference will bring together our own staff, leading
> international theorists, and practitioners from our Alumni Community
> to analyse these problems, review current practices, and evaluate the
> new solutions being devised to deal with them. Beginning on Wednesday
> 7th September at at 6pm with the Alastair Berkley Memorial Lecture by
> Alex de Waal from the Governance, Security and Justice Centre, the
> programme continues on Thursday 8th September with a number of Plenary
> sessions addressed by leading international authorities, including Dr
> Justin Lin (Chief Economist, World Bank), Professor Peter Evans
> (University of California, Berkley), Professor Jennifer Widner
> (Princeton University), Professor Neera Chandhoke (University of
> Delhi) and Professor Francisco Gutierrez (National University of
> Colombia), who will address the economic, environmental and political
> challenges that confront the global community, and will be followed on
> Friday 9th and Saturday 10th September by two days of academic and
> alumni-led workshops.
> We are grateful for the support we have received in organising this
> conference from the LSE Annual Fund, the Justice and Security Research
> Programme (JSRP) and the Alistair Berkley Fund.
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