At the end of October 2014, Professor Raphael Kaplinsky attended Duke University’s high-profile Duke Global Summit on Governance and Development in a Value Chain World to take part in the panel discussion, Academic Reflections on Global Value Chains. 

OU International Development Seminar Series 

Regionalism, Activism and Rights: New Opportunities for Health Diplomacy in South America

Dr. Pia Riggirozzi

Politics and International Relations,

University of Southampton

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OU International Development Seminar Series 

Impact investing and inclusive business development in Africa: A research agenda

Dr Michael Ngoasong and Alex Korda

The Open University Business School



OU International Development Seminar Series  

Aid and international development: Past, present and future

Prof. Myles Wickstead,

Development Policy & Practice,

The Open University.


New imperialists or agents of change? Dr Ben Lampert appeared on Arise TV to discuss his new book on the role of Chinese migrants in Africa’s development

Dr Ben Lampert appeared on Arise TV to discuss the impact of increased Chinese migration to Africa and the wider context of China’s heightened engagement with the continent.