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Capability Association

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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Book Launch, London: Universities and Global Human Development: Theoretical and Empirical Insights for Social Change

Thursday 2nd February 2017, 5:30 PM
Development Planning Unit
Room 101
34 Tavistock Square
WC1H9EZ London

This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship, and practitioners dealing with practical issues of understanding policy, democratising research and knowledge, and fostering student learning - all key university functions.

Book presentation: Alejandra Boni (Ingenio, CSIC-Universidad Politécnica Valencia)
Comments: Elaine Unterhalter (Institute of Education, UCL) and
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Seminar at UCL, London: Thinking of University and Civil Society Engagement: Benefits, Challenges and Key Enablers of a Valued Relationship

Tuesday, January 31st at University College London
4:00 - 7:00 PM
Chadwick Building, Main Quad, UCL
Gower Street
Presenters: Alexandre Apsan Frediani (DPU), Stephanie Leonard (Citizens UK), Students from MSc SDP, Alejandra Boni (Ingenio)
Commentators: Elaine Unterhalter (IOE), Tristan McCowan (IOE), Jude Fransman (Open University)
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