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The King Center sponsors speaker presentations, seminars, and conferences throughout the year.

All Upcoming Events

  • Student Event

    Food for Thought: Kathleen Beegle on Working at the World Bank

    Kathleen Beegle discusses her career at the World Bank.

    The Food for Thought series features student-focused events with speakers from a variety of disciplines discussing topics related to global development.
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    Gunn SIEPR Building
  • Lectures & Discussions

    Speaker Series on Youth Employment in Africa

    Misan Rewane and Kathleen Beegle discuss the challenge of youth employment in sub-Saharan Africa.

    The Series features talks by distinguished scholars and policymakers with the goal of fostering discussions about successes and challenges in the field of poverty alleviation.
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    Gunn SIEPR Building
  • Lectures & Discussions

    Speaker Series with Hakeem Belo-Osagie

    Nigerian entrepreneur Hakeem Belo-Osagie discusses the business environment in Africa.

    The Series features talks by distinguished scholars and policymakers with the goal of fostering discussions about successes and challenges in the field of poverty alleviation.
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    Gunn SIEPR Building
  • Lectures & Discussions

    Speaker Series with Esther Duflo: Good Economics for Warmer Times

    A conversation on evidence for effective and equitable climate action.

    The Series features talks by distinguished scholars and policymakers with the goal of fostering discussions about successes and challenges in the field of poverty alleviation.
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    Gunn SIEPR Building
  • Student Event

    Food for Thought: Nicholas Bloom on the Impact of Management on Firm Performance

    Professor Bloom discusses the impact of modifying management practices in the Indian textile industry.

    The Food for Thought series features student-focused events with speakers from a variety of disciplines discussing topics related to global development.
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    Gunn SIEPR Building
  • Conferences & Workshops

    The Call to Service Conference

    The role of selection and incentives in politics and bureaucracies.

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    Gunn SIEPR Building

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Conference and Event Support

If you are interested in hosting an event related to international development, learn more on the Conference and Event Support page. If you have any questions, please contact the King Center, kingcenter@stanford.edu.