28-29 January 2010
The Von Hügel Institute/Capability and Sustainability Network, University of Cambridge, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) / Human Development Report Office (HDRO), invites researchers from different disciplines and parts of the world to submit papers on the history of Human Development and its future prospects.
The general aim of this workshop is twofold: to stimulate further understanding of the last twenty years of the Human Development perspective and to examine proposals for improving its future prospects.
Papers examining the following topics are especially welcome, namely:
The workshop will consist of two key-note addresses delivered by Dr Francisco Rodríguez, Head of Research of the HDRO-UNDP and by Sir Richard Jolly, accompanied by a number of sessions to discuss the issues raised above.
The deadline for submission of paper proposals is 21 December 2009 and full papers will be due on 21 January 2010.
Paper proposals should include the title of the paper, a summary of no more than 1000 words and postal and e-mail addresses. Proposals should be sent to Flavio Comim (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The papers will be assessed by a Scientific Committee. Notice of acceptance of papers will be sent by 29 December 2010.
Full fee: £120
Reduced rate: £ 45 for students
The conference fee includes lunches, dinners, refreshments served at breaks during the two days of the conference and access to papers.
Seven bursars of US$ 300, kindly offered by HDRO-UNDP, will be available for accepted proposals from developing countries, which will also be free of workshop fees. People who wish to be considered for those funds should apply at the submission of their paper proposals. Accommodation in College rooms and hotels, charged separately from conference fees, will also be available.
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