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  1. 2015 HDCA Conference – Georgetown University

    …cations of this research for the design of effective policies are discussed. 3. 2015 Mahbub ul Haq Lecture Friday 9/11, 5:15-6:15 pm Ernesto Zedillo, Former President of Mexico (Yale University) “Tales from Latin America and Africa: Growing Policy Challenges at a Time of Vanishing Tailwinds” This lecture will observe that the recent period of significant improvements in key social indicators in regions such as Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa…

  2. 2022 HDCA Conference – Antwerp, Belgium

    The HDCA annual conference will take place from 19-22 September 2022.

    “Capabilities and Transformative Institutions”

    How can we organize today for the world of tomorrow? Covid-19 has taught us that we are not ready. We have re-discovered our common vulnerability – not only to a virus, but also to problems and difficulties arising from policy mismatch, institutional hiccups, authoritarian backlash and the effects of increasing national and international inequality. Divided we have stood, unable to act well Β in concert. How can we improve the structures of living together and face the challenges ahead to build a more just and sustainable world? The HDCA Conference 2022 puts this question center stage.

    Institutions, social arrangements, or the structures which emerge from our social ways of living, have been considered from many perspectives through the range of disciplines that engage with the capability approach. The conference will provide an opportunity to let these various understandings speak to and learn from each other.

  3. CfP: Towards 2030: Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth. A Sociological Perspective

    …accepted for publication, are subject to publishing fees, which vary depending on the article type (https://www.frontiersin.org/about/publishing-fees). A discount or waiver can be applied for and all applications are considered (https://frontiers.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_51IljifwFBXUzY1). – We collaborate with many leading universities making the Open Access publishing process even more accessible for authors. Click here (https://www.frontiersin…

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