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  1. JHDC Special Issue Call for Papers – Communities and Capabilities

    …H. Tonon – Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora & Universidad de Palermo, Argentina Download the Call for Papers Deadline for Submissions: November 7, 2016. Theme The community is a totality which is meaningful to the people that form part of it. Community is more than a geographic concentration; it is a concept that implies the inclusion of diversities and their being allowed to share within it. It is related to social support, inter-subjectiv…

  2. Education TG webinar on: “Wellbeing, Freedom and Social Justice. The Capability Approach Re-examined” – implications for education

    …ading speaker(s). Our aim is to discuss Robeyns’ conceptualisation of the Capability Approach in her most recent book and to brainstorm how those ideas can be taken forward for educational research. We are looking forward to your contributions. The book is available at: https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/682 Instructions to Join the Webinar Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join…

  3. Webinar Discussion: Democratising Measurement: A Case Study from Well-Being Public Policy.

    Webinar with Anna Alexandrova & Mark Fabian 6th April 2021, Tuesday, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm BST (GMT +1) There is now widespread recognition that well-being, educational success, fairness, equality, poverty, etc. are value-laden. There is less agreement on a responsible way of measuring their value. This is a tricky issue for public policy because governments need effective measures for benchmarking, impact evaluation, and other forms of accountabil…

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  5. Call for Abstracts: International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2014

    25th – 28th November 2014 Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand www.indigenousdevelopment2014.ac.nz 6th Biennial Conference hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Nau mai, piki mai, haere mai (all welcome!) The 6th Biennial Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga conference will highlight indigeneity and the multidisciplinary approach used for indigenous development. The conference welcomes both oral and poster presentations. All oral presentations will be 20 mins, plus 5…

  6. The right to science | UN general comment | Ideas for collaboration

    …mic, Social and Cultural Rights has published the final comment on the social, economic and cultural rights that the committee has the mandate to monitor (here, see ‘recent events and development’: https://www.ohchr.org/en/hrbodies/cescr/pages/cescrindex.aspx ). With a group of colleagues from US- and UK-based universities among others we have established an independent association called Science for Democracy that monitors the implementation of t…

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