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  1. Call for Submissions: International Workshop on Empowerment, capacity and capability (Berlin)

    …el Cefaï (EHESS-WIKO): Roberto Frega (CNRS): Bénédicte Zimmerman (EHESS-WIKO): The Wissenschaftskolleg, the CNRS and the EHESS jointly organize an international workshop devoted to the contribution of pragmatism to capability studies from both a philosophical and a social sciences perspective. The concept of capability has taken on growing importance in the past decades. Initially…

  2. In Memoriam – Rachel Nussbaum Wichert

    …um, her father Alan Nussbaum, and her husband Gerd Wichert. Rachel had a Ph.D. from Cornell University and a J.D. from the University of Washington. She was an attorney with a passion for wild animals and a special interest in marine mammals. She worked as a Government Affairs Attorney in the Wildlife Law Program at Friends of Animals, an international non-profit animal advocacy organization. Rachel innovatively engaged the Capabilities Approach t…

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