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  1. Master Programme in Human Development and Food Security

    …modules: Development Economics, Quantitative Techniques, Human Development, Food Security, and Rural Development. The Module on Human Development, in particular, consists of about 80 hours of lectures held by several experts involved in the HDCA Association. All the master activities are in English. The Master comprised a total of 60 credits (ECTS) for a total of 1.500 hours. Students have to discuss their final thesis or internship report again…

  2. 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…

  3. Institutional Members

    …isadvantaged beneficiaries relating to knowledge, social relations, housing, income and employment dimensions. In this way such systems should also boost the development of the imagination, of desires and aspirations on social spaces and on common goods; – on the other side, the deployment of individual and community social support projects that aim at aiding those beneficiaries to fully understand those new alternatives, thus allowing them to rec…

  4. Conference- Absolute Poverty in Europe

    CALL FOR PAPERS Absolute Poverty in Europe Salzburg, August 27 & 28, 2015 www.uni-salzburg.at/zea/absolutepoverty Keynote Speakers: David Hulme (Manchester) Robert Walker (Oxford) We invite papers that contribute to an elaborated understanding of severe, extreme or absolute poverty in Europe. Papers should address the specific situations and challenges of groups endangered by absolute poverty such as undocumented refugees, migrant beggars, homele…

  5. 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…

  6. WEBINAR: Capability as informational basis for work and employment politics โ€“ a European re-search experience

    …n a wide sense and comprising services and regulation in the fields of work, employment, vocational training and collective action. Five capability domains proved central in CAPRIGHT: – The capability for work – at the workplace and in production, – The capability for employment – in internal labour markets, in labour market policy and in interactions with the public employment service, – The capability for training – both within the firm and in i…

  7. 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….

  8. 2019 HDCA Conference – London, UK

    *THIS CONFERENCE HAS ENDED*

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    “Connecting Capabilities”

    9-11 September, 2019

    London, UK

    Hosted by University College London

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    in partnership with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Birkbeck, the University of East London (UEL) and the London International Development Centre (LIDC)

    The 2019 HDCA Program Committee cordially invites scholars, government policy makers, practitioners and other interested parties from all over the world to participate in the 2019 HDCA conference.ย  Original empirical research, theoretical issues, case-studies or reports of experiences, or findings from major research projects, and book panels relevant to conference theme or more broadly related to human development/capabilities approach will be presented.

     

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