Abstracts are invited from academics, postgraduate students, policy makers and practitioners!
14 – 15 NOVEMBER 2019
MARINO INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION
Development is a contested concept, which is increasingly coming under strain as result of the rise of ultra-nationalism around the world, the existential threat posed by climate change and processes of securitisation. In order for it to be reinvigorated, it needs new forms of praxis, which are more socially and gender equitable. Only through its reconceptualisation and reoperationalisation can it become sustainable. This conference explores the ways in which this might happen, with a specific focus on the need for community and in particular, women’s inclusion in processes of socio-economic change.
Women are disproportionately affected by poverty due to gender constructs, which serve to deprive them of their opportunity for development. We invite papers and posters dealing with ALL fields and aspects of development for the conference. The DSAI will address this cluster of issues from a critical perspective through contributions by its Study Groups, namely those studying and engaging with; Adaptive Programming, Civil Society, Education, Gender, Health and Nutrition, Humanitarian Action, ICT4D, and the vibrant DSAI Postgraduate Network.
All abstracts for papers and posters must be submitted by 5pm Thursday 5 September 2019.
Abstracts of 200-300 words, including a title and author name and affiliation, should be e-mailed to the DSAI coordinator, Clodagh Colleran at firstname.lastname@example.org by this date. Authors will be informed of the outcome of the selection process by Thursday 12 September 2019.