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  1. 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…

  2. Call for Papers: Workshop on Gender and Poverty

    …rty; the intersection of disadvantages based, among others, on race, gender, sex, health, age, and disability; the nexus of education, gender and poverty; the relation of (sexual) violence and poverty; patriarchy and poverty; sexuality, procreation and poverty; anti-poverty policies and gender; the blaming and shaming of poor mothers as “bad” mothers; the “black box” of the household in poverty concepts and research; gender-sensitive poverty resea…

  3. SEMINARIO SOBRE DESARROLLO HUMANO EN REGIONES TRANSFRONTERIZAS EDICION 2015

    …crónicas no transmisibles (hipertensión, dislipidemias, obesidad, diabetes, cáncer,); acciones de educación, fomento y/o promoción de estilos de vida saludables; embarazo adolescente; infecciones reemergentes (mala absorción o intolerancias, Fiebre de las Montañas Rocosas, Dengue y Chikungunya). Sesión programada para el 10 de marzo de 2016 en Hermosillo, Sonora Fecha límite para recepción de propuestas: 11 de enero de 2016 Coordinadores del eje:…

  4. Webinar on the Participatory Research Capability Cube

    …on of the university. We will locate PAR in our contemporary university and, after that, we will outline the main characteristics of an emancipatory vision of PAR. Then, we will explore the relations between PAR and participatory approaches of human development and the capability approach and develop our own theoretical framework to analyze and inform PAR processes from a human development and capability perspective. We have named it the ‘particip…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

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