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The First Rung: Speaker Series Kicks Off

July 17, 2009

Join Us 8PM Monday, 20 JULY @ the Ramsey House (located at 8 Kelburn Parade)  to hear the first speaker, Ben Thirkell-White as he helps us enter into the conversation of  poverty and development. It is an honour to be able to hear directly from an expert in the field. Don’t miss out. Find out more about the speaker series here.

Ben’s Blurb:
BenBen Thirkell-White is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Victoria. His research is about development finance, with a particular focus on the politics of World Bank and IMF policy. He has written one book about the IMF and Southeast Asia and is just completing another about the international politics of poverty policy. He’s done a little volunteer work on development projects in Southern Africa and has been teaching development for over ten years. Find out more about Ben here.


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