October 8, 2:00 pm

The Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi, is pleased to invite you to a series of IDS Day seminars starting on Thursday October 8, 2020. The seminars comprise presentations by leading African scholars and researchers.


Since its inception on October 8, 1965, IDS has carried out research on issues of development concern and has been collaborating with partners locally and globally to influence development policy and practice. The seminars will also pay attention to the Kenya debate of the 70s and 80s– ‘What went right’ and ‘what has gone wrong’.

The first virtual event will take place from 2:00 PM to 5.00 PM on Thursday, October 8, 2020, EATProf. Anyang’ Nyong’o, Prof. Issa Shivji, and Prof. Ibbo Mandaza will discuss Development Policy Debate 50 Years On.’

Download the concept note here 

We look forward to your participation.