States, Markets and Society - IDS 50th Conference

5 July - 6 July 2016, IDS, University of Sussex, UK

Join us at IDS for a high profile, two day conference in July that will bring cutting-edge thinking, experience and reflection on ‘States, markets and society in a reconfigured world: Defining a new era for development’.

As the Institute turns 50 and development moves into a new era, we invite leading scholars, policymakers and practitioners to join us for a serious intellectual debate about the challenges and implications of development in the future.

Speakers include:

  • James Ferguson, Stanford University
  • Sunita Narain, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and Society for Environmental Communications
  • Mariana Mazzucato, SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit), University of Sussex
  • Adebayo Olukoshi, African Institute for Economic Development and Planning

Download the full IDS 50th Anniversary conference programme and register now via  and follow conference updates via #IDS_50

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