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Monthly Archives: October 2020

UNDP: Future of Development public conversation with Amartya Sen

12 November 2020
Time: 12pm - 1pm EST
 
UNDP invites you to the first Future of Development public conversation between Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, and Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator.
 
As the seminal contributor to the first Human Development Report and the person who introduced the concept of human development as freedom, Amartya Sen's participation in this inaugural event is symbolic as we mark the 30th Anniversary of the first Human Development report.
 
Participants will have an opportunity to virtually engage in the conversation. Register here: https://undp.zoom.us/.../register/WN__8ESEHmHT7GbVg89q9_tMg
 
For more information about the series of conversations, please visit http://futureofdevelopment.undp.org
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HDCA Health & Disability Thematic Group Webinar

You are invited to a PhD Work in Progress themed webinar on
Wednesday November 11th, 2020

16:00 to 17:00 in London
21:30 to 22:30 in Delhi
11:00 to 12:00 Eastern Standard Time

Implementing and evaluating capability care for patients with neuromuscular disease” - Bart Bloemen (Radboud UMC, the Netherlands)

"Health capability profile of people living with chronic hepatitis B virus in rural Senegal, a research protocol" – Marion Coste (Aix-Marseille University, France)

“Quality of life for young people with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions” – Isabella Floredin (University of Bristol, UK)

“Interdepartmental relationships and tensions: initial findings on the complexities of delivering a national social assistance for disability programme” – Zara Trafford (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)

The event will take place through Zoom. Please register through Eventbrite in order to receive a link to the meeting.

This webinar is the second of a new monthly webinar series for 20/21 being organised by the Health and Disability Thematic Group at the Human Development and Capability Association. In this PhD Work in Progress themed webinar, each presenter will be allocated 10 minutes to present a piece of work in progress research, with five minutes for discussion with the audience. It offers you the opportunity to hear and constructively comment on exciting work in progress that is likely to be of interest to many in our thematic group and beyond.

 

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Teaching on human development and capabilities

Do you teach about human development and capabilities?

In 2020-21, we are organising a series of online workshops to bring together HDCA members who teach on human development and capabilities. To help get a picture of what is currently being taught by who, and which resources people would find helpful, we are also running a short survey in October. The first workshop will be for people to come together, share experiences on teaching and discuss what sort of support the HDCA could provide.

So if you teach about human development and / or capabilities, in any kind of educational setting, and in any academic field or topic, we would love to hear from you!

  • Please fill out our short survey on Google Forms by Monday 2nd November: https://forms.gle/FQe7pfc8X1mLDxKP6
  • And please attend our first online workshop, ‘Teaching on human development and capabilities’ which will be held on Wednesday 11th November, from 1-2.30 pm UTC. (We aim to either record this, or write a summary, for members who are interested but unable to attend). Please register here
  • The other workshop dates this academic year will be: 10th Feb 2021 (1-2.30pm UCT) and 12th May 2021 (1-2.30pm UCT+1).
  • Please note that these workshops are for HDCA members; numbers are limited for the first meeting but if there is more demand we will develop a format to include more people. If you would like to become a member, please visit our membership page

Thank you!

Caroline and Rosie – HDCA Education Officers

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Conversatorio y lanzamiento del libro

Diágolos sobre Desarollo Humano en tiempos de Covid-19 en América Latina:
hacia una nueva agenda de investigación, políticas y responsabilidad socia
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El Instituto de Desarrollo Humano de América Latina – IDHAL PUCP en colaboración con la Dirección Académica de Responsabilidad Social – DARS PUCP tiene el agrado de invitarlos al conversatorio y lanzamiento del open access eBook "Diálogos sobre Desarrollo Humano en tiempos de Covid-19 en América Latina". 

Lunes 5 de Octubre, 15:00-17:00 (UTC-5)

Asistencia libre, previa inscripción: Inscríbete aquí 

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