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Human Development &
Capability Association

Agency, Well-Being and Justice

Pre-conference Health & Disability Workshop

HDCA Annual Conference, Athens, Greece 2014
Pre-conference Health & Disability Workshop
Tuesday September 2nd 2014, from 2:00 to 4:30pmThe Health & Disability Thematic Group of the Human Development and
Capability Association (HDCA) announces a pre-conference workshop
that will take place immediately prior to the Annual conference of HDCA in Athens, on September 3-5, 2014.

This workshop will bring together scholars and practitioners who have been working on health and disability issues related to the human development and capability approach.   This workshop will be a unique opportunity for participants to discuss their works in progress or planned work on health and disability.

The workshop will start with an introduction that will briefly review past work on health and disability related to capability theory (from 2:00 to 2:30pm).

It will then move on to a discussion among participants of their works in progress and planned work related to human development and the capability approach (2:30 to 4:00 pm).

It will conclude with a discussion that tries to identify critical issues or debates on health and disability and capabilities (4 to 4:30pm).

The workshop will be co-directed by Sophie Mitra and Jennifer Prah Ruger. In order to register for the workshop, please email Sophie Mitra at
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