Porto Alegre, Brazil
11-12 November 2010
Furthering Agency, Empowerment and Democracy
Call for papers
The Organizing Committee of the III Latin American and Caribbean Conference on Human Development and the Capabilities Approach kindly invites academics, researchers, post-graduate students and professionals working in diverse areas (public policy, civil society organizations, etc.) to submit paper proposals to be presented during the 2010 conference.
The conference will take place during 11 and 12 of November 2010 at the Pontifical Catholic University o Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Guidelines for the submission of proposals
Paper proposals must include a summary up to 500 words explaining the relationship to the CA, the methodology, the objectives of the paper and three key words.
Deadline for the proposal submission is July 15th, 2010.
The authors of the accepted proposal will be notified via email by August 30th, 2010
Guidelines for the Full paper submission
The full paper must have up to 15,000 words, three to five keywords, name, affiliation and contact information
Deadline for the full paper is October 10th, 2010.
Areas of Investigation within the Conference
The 1st conference of ALCADECA was held in Mexico City, Mexico, in July of 2006; the second one was in Montevideo, Uruguay in 2008. For this third conference we hope to have contributions that examine the CA as a way to understand the problems of the region, focusing on five broad areas of interest:
1) Empowerment and Agency
2) Poverty and Inequalities
3) Public policies and rights
4) Democracy and autonomy
5) Normative and philosophical issues
We welcome both theoretical works that expand the reach of the CA and applied works that focus on its adaptation to the Latin American and Caribbean situation.
Languages of the Conference
The conference languages will be Spanish, Portuguese and English.
Limited funds will be available to aid some presenters in attending the conference. For solicitation of funds, we will require final versions of papers to be sent before September, 15th, 2010.
Request for financial assistance (if relevant) should be done in the conference website.
The conference will take place on November, 11th, 12th, 2010, in Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil and It will be organized by the Economic development Program - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul and the:
ALCADECA Organizing Committee
Izete Pengo Bagolin (PUCRS)
Andrea Vigorito (Universidad de la República, Uruguay)
Carolina Ruesga – (GESOC, Gestión Social y Cooperación, Mexico)
Flavio Comim – (UFRGS/PNUD)
Graciela Tonon – (Universidad Nacional de La Matanza, Argentina)
Javier Iguiñiz – (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru)
Mathias Nebel – (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Mexico)
Pedro Flores (Universidad Iberoamericana , Mexico)
Brazilian organizing Committee.
Izete Pengo Bagolin (PUCRS)
Esmeralda Macana (UFRGS)
Julia Barden (UNIVATES)
Osmar Tomaz de Souza (PUCRS)
Send proposals and questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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