Graduate Student Network

The overall purpose of GSN is:
To create a platform through HDCA for graduate students to further their work on themes related to the Capabilities Approach (CA), and to share knowledge and experience.


  • Exchange different perspectives on concepts and themes
  • Assist graduate students to enhance knowledge and improve the quality of their research work


  • Share bibliography and other resources
  • Disseminate comments and feedback on common research areas
  • Facilitate theme-based discussions
  • Exchange research experiences and practical problems
  • Strengthen the role and involvement of graduate students in HDCA Future Plans
  • Add a student section to MAITREYEE, the HDCA newsletter
  • Panel presentations at the next HDCA conference


Erika Bockstael
University of Manitoba

Nupur Ray
Jawaharlal Nehru University, India


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