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How Change Happens

International Growth Centre and Department of International Development public discussion

Date: Tuesday 1 November 2016
Time:  6.30-8pm
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Duncan Green
Discussant:
Professor Naila Kabeer
Chair:
 Hugh Cole

In his latest book How Change Happens Duncan Green explores how political and social change takes place, and the role of individuals and organizations in influencing that change. Duncan will discuss the challenges that 'systems thinking' creates for traditional aid practices, and how a 'power and systems approach' requires activists, whether in campaigns, companies or governments, to fundamentally rethink the way they understand the world and try to influence it. 

Duncan Green (@fp2p) is Senior Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB and author of How Change Happens.

Naila Kabeer (@N_Kabeer) is Professor of Gender and Development at the Gender Institute, LSE.

Hugh Cole (@HughDCole) is IGC Country Programme Director.

The International Growth Centre (IGC) (@The_IGC)  aims to promote sustainable growth in developing countries by providing demand-led policy advice based on frontier research. The IGC directs a global network of world-leading researchers and in-country teams in Africa and South Asia and works closely with partner governments to generate high quality research and policy advice on key growth challenges. 

The Department of International Development (@LSE_ID) promotes interdisciplinary post-graduate teaching and research on processes of social, political and economic development and change. 

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEchange

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries see LSE Events FAQ or contact us at events@lse.ac.uk or 0207 955 6043.

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