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Programme overview

Day 1: Wednesday 11 April

11am - 12.30pm

Symposium welcome from Professor Nishan Canagarajah, Pro Vice Chancellor, Research

Dr Marta Tufet, Executive Director of UK Collaborative on Development Sciences

Professor Stuart Taberner, RCUK

12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm - 2.30pm Initial group discussion, including input from GCRF funders
2.30 - 5.30pm

Global Health

Led by Professor Helen Lambert,
Professor of Medical Anthropology, Population Health Sciences


Led by Professor Bridget Anderson,
Professor of Migration, Mobilities and Citizenship

5.30pm - 7pm Drinks reception and networking

Day 2: Thursday 12 April

9am -12pm

Post-conflict societies (Part I)

Led by Professor Matthew Brown,
Professor in Latin American History


Led by Dr Sam Williamson,
Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Global Health

Led by Dr Kristen Reyher,
Senior Lecturer in Farm Animal Science

12pm - 2pm Lunch (including stands and posters)
2pm - 5pm

Post-conflict societies (Part II)

Led by Professor Matthew Brown,
Professor in Latin American History


Led by Professor David Gordon,
Professorial Research Fellow in Social Justice

5pm Project formation and networking
6pm Buffet dinner
TBC Optional attendance at screening of 'The Destruction of Memory'

Day 3: Friday 13 April

9am - 12pm

Food security: 'Living off the land'

Led by Professor Michael Lee,
Professor of Sustainable Livestock Systems 

Natural hazards

Led by Dr Ryerson Christie,
Senior Lecturer in East Asian Studies

12pm - 2pm Lunch and project formation
2pm - 3pm Closing plenary
3pm Symposium closes
3.30 - 5pm Optional tour of the University's Wills Memorial Building Tower (additional cost £4)
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