IPRCC Seminar Series- Frontiers in Development Studies Reflections on China’s Growing Role as an Actor in International Development
Agenda: 09:30-11:30, May 17, 2012 09:30-09:40 Opening and Introduction to the speaker 09:40-10:40 Presentation by the Speaker 10:40-11:30 Q&A
Venue: Fraternal Hall, 2nd Floor, Beijing Fraternal Cooperation International Hotel (No.1, Taiyanggongbeijie, Chaoyang District, Beijing)
Chair: Dr. Huang Chengwei, Deputy Director General, IPRCC Speaker: Dr. James Putzel, Professor of Development Studies at the Department of International Development, London School of Economics, UK.
Contact: Ms. Liu Qianqian Tel: 84419642 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
James Putzel is Professor of Development Studies at the Department of International Development and Director of the Crisis States Research Centre at the London School of Economics. Professor Putzel is well-known for his work on agrarian reform including his book A Captive Land: The Politics of Agrarian Reform in the Philippines, as well as his research on social capital, democratization and the political economy of development in Southeast Asia. His current research focuses on politics, governance and economic development in crisis states including comparative research in Asia and Africa with a particular focus on the Philippines, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Tanzania. His recent publications have examined political organization in fragile states and the impact of international intervention on state building. He is lead author of the OECD book, Do No Harm: International Support for Statebuilding (2010).