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Human Development &
Capability Association

Multi-Disciplinary and People-Centred

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  1. Call for Papers: Health and Poverty – 2020 Salzburg Conference

    …cularly confronted with challenges and difficult to reach? What role do age, gender, sexual orientation, cultural or ethnic identity or social status play in the context of poverty and health? This conference aims to bring together researchers and scholars from different disciplines, approaches, backgrounds and experiences working on the complex and manifold relation of health and poverty. Papers exploring normative issues of (social and global) j…

  2. Call for Papers: Journal of Global Ethics Special Issue on Education and Migration

    …tes scholars and practitioners from the disciplines of education, economics, law, philosophy, political science sociology and other fields to submit articles for review. Migration is driven by climate change, resource scarcity, state failure and other factors. It deeply marks all our everyday lives, it is ever present in the news, and it influences elections around the globe. Migration is hotly debated in politics, and so the ethics of migration i…

  3. Call for Papers: 2018 Workshop in Philosophy and Poverty

    …underpinnings of policy responses to family and child poverty, gender roles, patriarchy, intimate violence and poverty, or procreation in an radical unequal world and in times of severe poverty. The workshop will run over two days and each speaker will have 75 minutes (about 25 minutes for presentation and 50 minutes for discussion). Draft papers are shared in advance and speakers can focus on the key points of their paper in the oral presentation…

  4. Call for Papers – 6th Meeting of ALCADECA (Latin American and the Caribbean Association for the Study of Human Capabilities)

    …the call for papers for its 6th biennial meeting, to be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on June 1-3, 2016. These meetings bring together researchers from different disciplines and fields interested in human development, the capabilities approach and other approaches to normative and development issues, with particular focus in Latin America. Previous conferences have taken place in Mexico (2006), Montevideo (2008), Porto Alegre (2010), Buenos Aires…

  5. Webinar: Agency, Autonomy and Social Innovation

    …innovation” (in preparation for 2018). Haxeltine A., Jørgensen, M. S., Pel, B., Dumitru, A., Avelino, F., Bauler, Lema, Blanco, I., T. Chilvers, J., Cipolla, C., Dorland, J., Elle, M., Garido, S., Kemp, R., Kunze, I., Longhurst, N., Pataki, G., Rach, S., Renema, J., Ruijsink, S., Strasser, T., Tawakol, D., Weaver, P. and Wittmayer J. M. (2016) On the agency and dynamics of transformative social innovation, TRANSIT working paper #7. Further readin…

  6. Call for Papers: CAPABILITIES AT WORK: EMPIRICAL APPLICATIONS OF THE CAPABILITIES APPROACH FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ENDEAVOURS

    …or empirical application of the capabilities concept, either on individuals, communities or beyond, has remained underexplored to this date. With the aim of bridging this gap, this session will especially welcome empirical work drawing on the CA to analyse EJ problematics and struggles. We seek to gather examples of empirical research undertaken across different geographies, disciplines and methodologies. Nonetheless, we are also keen to explore c…

  7. Open Access Book: ‘Learning, Marginalization, and Improving the Quality of Education in Low-income Countries’

    …licymakers describe their own work on LBOP issues being undertaken in Kenya, India, Mexico and Ivory Coast. The contributors argue persuasively that learning equity is a moral imperative, but also one that will have educational, economic and social impacts. They further outline how achieving SDG4 will take renewed and persistent effort by stakeholders to use better measurement tools to promote learning achievement among poor and marginalized child…

  8. CfP for a CA session at ICT4D Conference

    …CA track in the next IFIP 9.4. conference to be held in Jamaica in May 2013. The track will be part of WG 9.4: Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries. The call for papers can be found here: http://www.ifipwg94.org/track-12-capability-approach-and-ict4d. Here is conference website where you could find out more about the conference and the IFIP 9.4 group: http://www.ifipwg94.org/ifip-conference-2013….

  9. ALCADECA Conference – Submission Deadline Extended to March 17

    …the call for papers for its 6th biennial meeting, to be held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on June 1-3, 2016. These meetings bring together researchers from different disciplines and fields interested in human development, the capabilities approach and other approaches to normative and development issues, with particular focus in Latin America. Previous conferences have taken place in Mexico (2006), Montevideo (2008), Porto Alegre (2010), Buenos Aires…

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