Center for the History of Global Development

Seminar, Lectures, Conference and Workshops
2017, January - July

All events begin 6.p.m.
Building A. Room 602 Every Thursday except 1 – 15 June

23 March


Opening Event, followed by Snacks and Drinks

Iris Borowy (Shanghai University) 
Development and Wellbeing: the Relation between Economic Growth and Health in Historical Perspective

30 March 

FilmThe First Grader (Justin Chadwick, 2010)

6 April

Discussion: The Sustainable Development Goals

13 April 

Dobrosława Wiktor-Mach (University of Economics, Cracow) 
UNESCO and Sustainable Development Goals: where is culture?

20 April 

FilmThe March (David Wheatley, 1990)

27 April 

Discusson: To be announced

4 May

Salvador Marinaro (Shanghai University) 
The struggle for a concept: meanings and expectations of the term development in 
Argentina during 1958 and 1962

11 May 

Film: Trashed (Candida Brady, 2012)

18 May

Discussion: To be announced

25 May 

Film: Monsoon Wedding (Mira Nair, 2001)

22 June

James Lin (University of California, Berkeley) 
From Famine Relief to Prevention: Missionaries, Agricultural Science, and the Origins of Development in China, 1920-1945

28 June

Discussion: To be announced