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MSt in Social Innovation admissions events

28
Jun

Lecture – Corporate responsibility and sustainable development in Africa

17:30 - 19:00

Part of a guest lecture series organised by the Master of Studies in Social Innovation and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation.

Join our cohort of MSt in Social Innovation students for an open guest lecture with Dr Judy Muthuri, Professor of Sustainable Business and Development, Nottingham University Business School.

In this lecture, Judy will discuss her research around corporate responsibility in developing countries, and how African businesses are taking action to meet the UN Sustainable development Goals. She will also talk about her use of participatory methods in doing this research.

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29
Jun

Lecture – Activist, ally, researcher? Stories from the field of transgender rights

17:30 - 19:00

Part of a guest lecture series organised by the Master of Studies in Social Innovation and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation.

Join our cohort of MSt in Social Innovation students for an open guest lecture with Dr Belinda Bell, Fellow in Social Innovation, Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation, Cambridge Judge Business School.

In 2022 LGBTQ rights are being won in some parts of the world whilst being under sustained attack in others, notably the US and the UK. At the forefront of the culture wars has emerged the issue of trans rights, in particular the rights of trans and gender diverse children.

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30
Jun

Lecture – Co-operatives past, present and future: A radical relic ripe for re-invention?

17:30 - 19:00

Part of a guest lecture series organised by the Master of Studies in Social Innovation and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation.

Join our cohort of MSt in Social Innovation students for an open guest lecture with Dr Amanda Benson.

In 1844, the textile town of Rochdale, UK, was home to a group of working people who were sick and tired of being exploited, not only by their employers, but also in being able to access the basic goods required for survival. They set up a new co-operative that bought unadulterated food and sold it to its members at a price they could afford; the movement still exists today, and these pioneers are known as the ‘founders of the modern co-operative movement’.

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