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  1. 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…

  2. Call for Papers: Journal of Global Ethics special issue

    …stern Connecticut State University, USA), Tom Hilde (University of Maryland, USA), Krushil Watene (Massey University, NZ) Proposal submission deadline: September 1, 2022 The wellbeing of all life on our planet is under major threat and poses serious challenges for political systems and the geopolitical context at a global level. Climate change disrupts the social-ecological systems in which human communities are embedded and on which they are depe…

  3. 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…

  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 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

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