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  1. Ecological Economics conference

    …d environmental quality 3. Development, consumption and well-being 4. Power, politics, institutions and the reality of achieving change 5. New business models and understandings of human behaviour 6. Theory, methods and practice of ecological economics We would like to invite proposals for special sessions (deadline 15 October 2014) and abstracts (deadline 30 November 2014) relating to these topics. For more information and abstract submission see…

  2. CfP: Workshop “Children on the Move: Philosophy and Child Migration”

    …gap in the current research because of the particular nature and (political, moral, social, legal) status of children. This lacuna in philosophy is surprising for at least three reasons: Firstly, outside of philosophy the situation of child migration receives significant attention (for example: Sedmak, Sauer, and Gornik 2018; Sonnert and Holton 2010; Ensor and Goździak 2016; Hunner-Kreisel and Bohne 2016; Kanics et al. 2010). Secondly, children re…

  3. EXTENDED DEADLINE, REDUCED FEE FOR MASTER STUDENTS! “Energy Justice and the Capability Approach – Interdisciplinary Perspectives”

    …d to energy production and consumption. Topics that have been discussed are, for example, questions about availability and affordability of energy and questions about the negative environmental impacts of energy production. The capability approach is today one of the most influential theoretical frameworks for analyzing issues of justice, and there have been a few attempts to employ it within the field of energy justice. The purpose of the confere…

  4. TERI University – BLISS School 2016 on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns

    …source Efficient Urban Habitats: Planning and Management for Infrastructure, Energy, and Waste Innovation and Technology for SCP: Cleaner and Safer Production, Sustainable Food Systems, Tourism, Lifestyles and Education Mainstreaming SCP through Stakeholder Engagement and Policy–making The sessions will also present case studies on leading SCP practices as well as showcase innovative policies promoting SCP both at the regional and national level….

  5. JUST PUBLISHED! The Cambridge Handbook of the Capability Approach

    …nced research in a wide range of disciplines, including development studies, economics, gender studies, political science and political philosophy. Publisher:Cambridge University Press Online publication date:November 2020 Print publication year:2020 Online ISBN:9781316335741 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316335741 More information: https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/cambridge-handbook-of-the-capability-approach/831162C770220FB7D9A9D06DB2F55A…

  6. HDCA Undergraduate Workshop: Introduction to the Capability Approach

    13 January, 2021, 1-2.30pm (UK time) This will be our first undergraduate workshop in a series of three. Following requests from HDCA members we will focus on introductory and foundational concepts related to the capability approach. This workshop is aimed primarily at undergraduates so please sign up if you are an undergraduate working with the capability approach [this event is open to undergraduate HDCA members and non-members]. If places rema…

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