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Rethinking Urban Vulnerability and Poverty in Asia

Thursday 17 November 2016, 2.00PM to 3.00pm

For our next event we are delighted to welcome Dr. Richard Friend (Environment Department) to deliver a seminar on ‘Rethinking Urban Poverty and Vulnerability in Asia’. Richard’s presentation will be followed by detailed discussion of a bid he is putting together for the ESRC-DFID Development Frontiers Research Fund 2016-17 call. More information about this call can be found below, as can the link for Eventbrite tickets for the event, which will take place on Thursday 17th November from 2pm-3pm in the Research Centre for Social Sciences Training Suite (YH/001b).

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York International Development Network

Eventbrite Tickets: rethinking Urban Vulnerability and Poverty in Asia

ESRC-DFID Development Frontiers Research Fund 2016-17

This call will support innovative, interdisciplinary research that is focused on new ways to tackle the challenges encountered at the intersections between poverty, environmental sustainability and conflict/fragility in specific developing country contexts. (Closing date: 26 January 2017).

York International Development Network leaflet (PDF , 338kb)

Location: Training Suite YH/001b, Research Centre for Social Sciences, 6 Innovation Close, Heslington, YO10 5ZF