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  • Date and time: Thursday 27 July 2023, 10am to 3pm
  • Location: In-person only
    D/L/116, Derwent College, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to staff, students
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

The Lake Chad Basin and Sahel (LCB&S) Security and Development Early Career Knowledge Exchange Conference, hosted by the University of York’s Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC), is designed to facilitate active and mutually beneficial knowledge exchange among early career researchers with an interest in the LCB&S region. This will bring together a diverse range of scholars based in the UK to share and develop insights on longstanding and emerging challenges facing LCB&S countries. Participants will be given opportunities for discussion and feedback under a range of topics broadly related to security, politics, development, and sustainability in the LCB&S region of Africa and will be encouraged to discuss potential areas for collaboration with other attendees.


10:00am – Introduction

10:30am – Conflict and Security Presentations and Discussion

11:15am – Politics and Democracy Presentations and Discussion

12:00pm – Afternoon Tea

12:45pm – Social and Economic Development Presentations and Discussion

13:30pm – Sustainability and Environment Presentations and Discussion

14:15pm – Cohort Group Discussions

15:00pm – Solutions, Strategic Outlook, and Concluding Remarks

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