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January Lectures at Collège de France
Paris, 03 January 2011  -- Elected by the fifty-two professors of Collège de France and officially appointed by President Sarkozy, as Professor to the International Chair Savoirs contre pauvreté (Knowledge Against Poverty), for the academic year 2010-2011, Serageldin gave his inaugural lecture to a very large audience last November, and returns this week to Collège de France to give a course of lectures over the month of January.

The course comprises eight lectures, which will be given on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 17:00 to 19:00 (CET) according to the following schedule:

Wednesday, 5 January 2011: Diagnosing poverty

Friday, 7 January 2011: On hunger and urban poverty

Monday, 10 January 2011: On Hunger and rural poverty

Wednesday, 12 January 2011: The gender dimension

Friday, 14 January 2011: The environmental dimension

Monday, 17 January 2011: The role of science

Wednesday, 19 January 2011: Making things happen: Prices, Taxes, Subsidies and Trade

Friday, 21 January 2011: The Transformation of Global Agriculture

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