Series: Department of International Politics Research Seminar Series
Professor Franklyn Lisk is currently Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), University of Warwick and was a Professor at the Africa Centre for HIV/AIDS Management, at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, from 2005 to 2007. Prior to that he was founding Director of the ILO Global Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work in Geneva, and ILO Global co-ordinator for UNAIDS. He has published widely on the subject of the economic and social impact and governance of HIV/AIDS, and on globalisation and international development issues. He had two books published this year Global Institutions and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Responding to an International Crisis and Governance of HIV/AIDS: Making participation and accountability count (co-edited with Sophie Harman), both with Routledge.
Dr Sophie Harman is Lecturer in International Politics at City University. Prior to this she was a Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), University of Warwick as part of the joint CSGR-UNDP Governance of HIV/AIDS project. Sophie’s principle areas of academic interest are Global Governance, the World Bank, HIV/AIDS and global health, East Africa, and Civil Society. Her co-edited book (with F.Lisk) Governance of HIV/AIDS Response: Making Participation and Accountability Count was published with Routledge July 2009. Sophie has two books forthcoming this academic year: The World Bank and HIV/AIDS: Setting a Global Agenda (December 2009, Routledge) and Global Health Governance (2010, Routledge, series on Global Institutions).
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12.00am - 12.00amWednesday 2nd December 2009