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News / Manifesto launch: video

At the Royal Society in London on 15 June, the Manifesto was launched with a set of provocative and passionate responses by speakers from around the globe.

Now all the presentations, and the questions which followed them, are available to watch online at our blip.tv channel. Direct links to the individual videos are below.

Launch – Part 1
Introductions and opening remarks
Melissa Leach and Adrian Ely, STEPS Centre
Allan Gillespie, ESRC
Judi Wakhungu, Chair of STEPS Advisory Committee and Executive Director of the African Centre for Technology Studies, Kenya
Prof Geoff Oldham, one of the authors of the 1970 Sussex Manifesto.

Launch – Part 2
Responses (Chair: Ian Scoones, STEPS Centre)
Hebe Vessuri, IVIC
David Grimshaw, Practical Action
Ehsan Masood, science journalist

Launch – Part 3
Questions and answers

Launch – Part 4
Responses (Chair: Andy Stirling, STEPS Centre)
Laurie Lee, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Zhu Xufeng, Nankai University
Sara Farley, The Global Knowledge Initiative
Other Manifestos: links and complementarities
Kevin Urama, ATPS
Shambu Prasad, Xavier Institute of Management

Launch – Part 5
Report back on afternoon breakout groups (Chair: Melissa Leach)
Plenary discussion and closing remarks

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