IDRC Lectures

Missed a public lecture at IDRC? Listen and view the talks online.
Jun 3, 2011 
In a landmark study co-funded by IDRC, 35 researchers examine music, film, and software piracy in emerging markets. Media Piracy in Emerging Economies finds that despite industry's success in pushing anti-piracy legislation, ramped up global enforcement and educational awareness-raising efforts have been ineffective, and are leading, in some cases, to unintended negative socio-economic consequences.

Yogendra YadavYogendra Yadav — Diversity and democracy in India
March 24, 2011

In an IDRC public lecture, Indian scholar Yogendra Yadav will examine how India achieves political unity through its support of social diversity and efforts to create constitutional and legal safeguards for the country’s many different groups. Focusing on India’s unexpected successes – and several instructive cases of failure – he will suggest lessons for how other democracies can accommodate multinational diversity.

A third of humanity is on the move — usually from farms and villages to already burgeoning cities.

In Arrival City: The Final Migration and Our Next World, Doug Saunders argues that this unprecedented migration will reshape cities and reconfigure economies around the world.  
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