OPHI runs a programme of regular events. In addition to seminar series, summer schools, and research workshops (listed separately), these include workshops for academics and practitioners and special events related to OPHI’s research.

Details of forthcoming and recent events are shown below. See also OPHI’s Seminar Series, Short Courses and Workshops pages, or Previous Events for a full list of all past events. Many past events are available to watch or listen to on OPHI’s podcasts page.

Upcoming Events

Amartya Sen’s Distinguished Public Lecture

Professor Amartya Sen will deliver a Distinguished Public Lecture at 5pm on 18 January 2017 in the Sheldonian Theatre. The lecture will be chaired by the Rt Hon Lord Patten of Barnes, Chancellor of the University and organized by OPHI. More information is available here.

Seminars: The seminars are held on Mondays from 13:00-14:00 in Seminar Room 3, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB. Everyone is welcome, and a complimentary sandwich lunch is available on a first come, first served basis.

Monday 30 January
Incorporating environmental and natural resources within analyses of multidimensional poverty
With: Dr. Sabina Alkire

Monday 6 February
Inequality aversion, self-interest and MPI: A Ugandan lab-in-the-field experiment
With: Matthew Robson, University of York

Monday 13 February
Are zeros distinct? Modelling the determinants of (enforced) deprivation for 14 EU countries
With: Selçuk Bedük, University of Oxford

Monday 27 February
Ethnic diversity and multidimensional poverty
With: Dr. Bilal Malaeb

Monday 6 March
Material poverty and multiple deprivation in Europe before and after the Great Recession: Analysis, reflections and implications for the capability approach
With: Dr. Rod Hick, Cardiff University

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Previous Events

Report of the Commission on Global Poverty – Oxford Launch

On 4 November 2016, from 3-6pm, Monitoring Global Poverty, the report of the Commission on Global Poverty’ chaired by Sir Tony Atkinson, will be launched in Oxford. More information here.

OPHI Summer School 2016
Start Date: 01 Aug 2016
End Date: 13 Aug 2016
Location: Beijing, China
With: OPHI Researchers & Director

Brief Description: The annual OPHI Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty Analysis will be held in Beijing, China, from 1-14 August 2016.

GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT - an exhibition of fieldwork photographs from the Oxford Department of International Development
Start Date: 09 May 2016
End Date: 13 May 2016
Location: QEH, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

Brief Description: At the Oxford Department of International Development (ODID), where OPHI is one of the research centres, our research addresses some of the most pressing issues of our time, from migration and refugees to radicalisation and conflict, from poverty and inequality … Continue reading GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT – an exhibition of fieldwork photographs from the Oxford Department of International Development

Measuring and reducing poverty in all its dimensions
Start Date: 07 Mar 2016
End Date: 07 Mar 2016
Location: Conf. room A (CB), United Nations, New York
With: Sabina Alkire, senior statisticians

Brief Description: OPHI and the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) will host a side event, ‘Measuring and reducing poverty in all its dimensions,’ at the 47th session of the United Nations Statistical Commission in New York. This event will highlight the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) as a tool that can measure poverty in all its dimensions and fulfil SDG indicator 1.2.2.