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  1. Conference- Absolute Poverty in Europe

    …and Against Poverty (ASAP). Find more information on the project homepage: www.uni-salzburg.at/zea/absolutepoverty About the Keynote Speakers: David Hulme is Professor and at the Institute for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester. He is also Director of the Brooks World Poverty Institute, and CEO of both the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre and the Brazil in Africa Research Programme. Previously, he…

  2. OPEN ACCESS BOOK: Low-Income Students, Human Development and Higher Education in South Africa: Opportunities, obstacles and outcomes

    …, Mikateko Mathebula & Patience Mukwambo https://www.africanminds.co.za/low-income-students/ This book explores learning outcomes for low-income rural and township youth at five South African universities. The book is framed as a contribution to southern and Africa-centred scholarship, adapting Amartya Sen’s capability approach and a framework of key concepts: capabilities, functionings, context, conversion factors, poverty and agency to investiga…

  3. Call for Papers: Workshop on Gender and Poverty

    …Extended submission deadline: 20 January 2019 Website: https://www.workshop-poverty-philosophy.org/ The Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research (CEPR) of the University of Salzburg is happy to announce the call for papers for its 2019 Salzburg Workshop in Philosophy and Poverty. The workshop will be held at the University of Salzburg on 27 & 28 June 2019 and focus on the topic of “Gender and Poverty”. There is no conference fee. Coffee breaks and t…

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

    www.uea.ac.uk/global-environmental-justice/conference-2019/open-panels-call-for-papers/jorge-llopis https://www.uea.ac.uk/global-environmental-justice/conference-2019 Convenors: Jorge C. Llopis, Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, Mittelstrasse 43, 3012 Bern, Switzerland, and Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Hallerstrasse 12, 3012 Bern, Switzerland Carla Gomes,Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, A…

  5. The Role of Social Policy in Promoting Human Security in the MENA Region

    …litical marginalisation. Not only can human security be defined as a people-centred, multi-disciplinary comprehension of security, above all it seeks to advance freedom to live in dignity, freedom from fear and freedom from want/need. Freedoms which are essential to build a peaceful society. Linking human security back to its grounding in human development, allows for a further exploration as to what role social policy can play in promoting human…

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  6. IDEA Conference: Marginalized Peoples, Human Rights, and Development Ethics


    …untries. Membership may be secured at https://developmentethics.org/joining-idea-2/. For those not required to pay a registration fee, IDEA has set aside a grant to support one year’s membership for a limited number of participants of this conference from low and middle-income countries — it is expected that the grant is likely to cover all such cases. Membership includes a year’s subscription to the Journal of Global Ethics. Important deadlines:…

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