Research Roundtable: Chinese Economic Policy

22 June 14:00-16:00 Fyvie Hall, Regent Street, University of Westminster 14:00-14:30 Chinese investment in Greece: Analysing the response to a crisis Speaker: Dr Serena Masino, Senior Lecturer, University of Westminster  Discussant: Dr Parviz Dabir-Alai, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Richmond University 14:30-15:00 Knowledge and Policy Transfers along the Belt and Road: The case of Duisburg Speaker:... Continue Reading →

Westminster Development Studies Symposium 2022

On July 6, we were back for our first in-person WDPN event since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Symposium was staged at the central London Regent Street campus of the University of Westminster. Our morning session focused on China's role in shaping international development. We heard from Linda Calabrese (Overseas Development Institute) about... Continue Reading →

Westminster Development Studies Symposium 2022

6 July 2022 | University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London Free to attend. Register in advance via eventbrite. Symposium Schedule 10:30-10:50 Registration and coffee10:50-11:00Introduction11:00-12:00'Fractured development’: Chinese investment and infrastructure development in Cambodia Linda Calabrese (Overseas Development Institute) Chair: Rector of Westminster International University in Tashkent - Bakhrom Mirkasimov12:00-13:30Roundtable - How is China reshaping international development?Dr... Continue Reading →

Perspectives on Trade and FDI in Africa

When: 8th March 2022, 2-3pm GMT UK In the panel co-organised by the University of Westminster's Development Policy Nextwork and Covenant University's CEPDeR, the speakers will explore the often linked and interdependent roles of Trade and FDI in Africa with specific attention placed on export diversification, on the one hand, and the role of regional... Continue Reading →

Raleigh Lecture 2021 – keynote address delivered by Dr Serena Masino

Dr Serena Masino, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in International Development and Economics, was invited to give the Raleigh Lecture at the Company of Entrepreneurs’ major event of the year to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week on 9 November. The lecture, titled ‘Globalisation: Opportunities and Threats’, explored the global opportunities and threats that globalisation creates. It examined,... Continue Reading →

A Review of:

Inflamed - Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice, Rupa Marya and Raj Patel by Serena Masino Rupa Marja and Raj Patel have recently published a book that explores the deeper causes of inflammation-related disease. Inflammation is increaseingly seen as the root cause of several diseases involving all systems in the human body, from Alzheimer to... Continue Reading →

Special Panel Discussion

India - UK: Prospects for a Free Trade Agreement Jointly organised with the Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur 26 Feb 2021 11:00-12:30 (GMT) Speakers: Professor Deeparghya Mukherjee (Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur)Dr Karen Jackson (Westminster Business School) Chaired by Professor Ankita Dash (Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur) Please Register in advance for this webinar: After... Continue Reading →

Westminster Development Studies Symposium 2019

We welcomed speakers from across the globe to the Westminster Development Studies Symposium on May 17. Our keynote speaker for the event was Professor Kunal Sen, Director of the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research and Professor of Development Economics at the Global Development Institute, University of Manchester. He is a leading... Continue Reading →

Westminster Development Studies Symposium

Venue: Regent Boardroom, University of Westminster- 309 Regent St, London W1B 2HW Join us on 17th May 2019 for the Westminster Development Studies Symposium organised by the University of Westminster's Development Policy Research Network at its Central London Regent Campus. The workshop will provide a forum to explore the issues, challenges and responses to conflicting trends of... Continue Reading →

Panel Roundtable: What Role for China in Africa? A Discussion on the Opportunities and Threats

The Westminster Development Policy Research Network and the Westminster Economics Research Seminar Series will jointly host a panel discussion on 11th February 2019, between 4:00 and 5:00 pm. Attendance is free and open to all. Refreshments will be provided. 11th February 2019, 16:00-17:00pm , Room C278, Westminster Business School, Marylebone Campus. • Dr Jun Hou Senior... Continue Reading →

Call for papers: Westminster Development Studies Symposium

Globalisation – between achievements and the road to isolation May 17, 2019 University of Westminster, London UK Organized byUniversity of Westminster Development Policy Analysis Research Network (London, UK) Organising Committee: Dr. Karen Jackson and Dr. Serena Masino Keynote Speaker: Professor Kunal Sen (Director of UNU-WIDER) This workshop will provide a forum to explore the issues, challenges and... Continue Reading →

Westminster Economics Research Seminar Series

- Exploring the economic questions facing us today and their societal implications - The Westminster Economics Research Seminar Series brings together scholars with a wide array of expertise on the economy. The talks are 30 minutes followed by a discussion. The seminars are free and open to everyone. Coffee/tea will be provided. Date/TimeTopic/SpeakersMonday 11 February... Continue Reading →

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