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New Seminar: Contested Histories of International Development

PhD candidate Albert Sanghoon Park is convening an Easter Term seminar series on the history of international development.
When May 03, 2017
Where Wolfston Court (Not College)
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PhD candidate Albert Sanghoon Park is convening an Easter Term seminar series on the history of international development on Wednesday 3rd May from 4 to 5:30pm at Wolfston Court. Sponsored by Girton College, the inaugural seminar will kick off with Sir Richard Jolly, former Director of IDS, UN Assistant Secretary General, and Co-Director of the UN Intellectual History Project. Further details can be found at the seminar's facebook page (link1, link2)

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