CROP NEWS AND EVENTS

CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017

Deadline: 31 July 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: CROP seeks proposals for original, high-quality, alternative and critical academic manuscripts.

Putting Children First

23-25 October 2017 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: Putting Children First - Identifying solutions and taking action to tackle poverty and inequality in Africa

The Politics of Inclusion

6-7 July 2017 | Paris, France

WORKSHOP: Organised by CROP and UNESCO’s Management of Social Transformations Programme (MOST).

Launch of joint programme with CEIL-CONICET

23 May 2017 | Buenos Aires, Argentina

Inaugural workshop on “Sustainability Science, Poverty and Development in the 21st Century”

Partnership for Poverty and Sustainable Development Studies

January 2017 - December 2020

A four-year project financed by a grant of NOK 2 million from the UTFORSK programme of The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU).

Agenda 2030: Poverty, Climate Change and Sustainability

12-22 June 2017 | University of Bergen, Norway

PHD COURSE at Bergen Summer Research School 2017. Application deadline: 1 March 2017

Social Policy, Inequality, and Poverty in post-Socialist Societies

13-15 June 2017 | St. Petersburg, Russia

WORKSHOP: Organised by CROP, Institute of Economics (Zagreb), Centre for Research in Comparative and Global Social Policy (CRCG) and the Norwegian Study Centre in St. Petersburg.

Social Connectedness and Poverty Eradication: A South African Perspective

No. 2 - May 2017

Authors: Kim Samuel & Jacqueline Bagwiza Uwizeyimana, in CROP/UiB Global WORKING PAPER SERIES on Global Challenges

Social Policy, Inequality and Poverty in Eastern Europe

April 2017

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Bob Deacon (Univ. of Sheffield & Univ. of York, UK) & Paul Stubbs (Inst. of Economics, Croatia).

Poverty and Sustainable Development

April 2017

New research programme collaboration between CROP/ISSC and CONICET-CEIL.

Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies

8 March 2017

CROP BOOK published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. Edited by Alberto Minujin, Mónica Gonzalez Contró, Raul Mercer

El estado social en México (The Social State in Mexico)

4 March 2017 (18:00) | UNAM Mexico City, Mexico

SERIES AND BOOK LAUNCH at the 38th International Palacio de Minería Book Fair.

Former CROP Scientific Director Else Øyen honoured

February 2017

Former CROP Director, Else Øyen, receives the Norwegian Association of Sociologists' Honorary Award for 2017.

Fiscal Redistribution to Combat Inequality and Poverty in Low and Middle Income Countries

January 2017

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Nora Lustig (Tulane University, USA).

Economic Crisis, Youth (Un)Employment, Child Poverty, and Social Inclusion in Developed and Developing Countries

24 February 2017 | New York, USA

PANEL at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Eastern Economic Association.

Open Access to CROP Publications

As from January 2017, CROP has two publication series available for free and open access via Bergen Open Research Archive (BORA).

SDGs and the Rise and Fall of International Solidarity: From the Normative to the Pragmatic

20 January 2017 | Bergen Resource Centre for International Development

CROP/UiB Global Lecture: Head of School, Prof. Duncan French & Dr. Nathan Cooper, Lincoln Law School, University of Lincoln, UK.

Child Poverty, Youth (Un)Employment, and Social Inclusion

6 December 2016

BOOK: First CROP book to be published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. Edited by Maria Petmesidou, Enrique Delamónica, Christos Papatheodorou, Aldrie Henry-Lee

Joint winners of CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2016

November 2016

The CROP Secretariat is pleased to announce joint winners of the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2016, awarded in co-operation with Zed Books, London.

Poverty as a wicked problem

November 2016

CROP POVERTY BRIEF by Paul Spicker (Robert Gordon University, UK).

Peasant Poverty & Persistence in the 21st Century

30 November 2016 | London, UK

BOOK LAUNCH: Hosted by the Department of Development Studies, The School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS).

Poverty and Social Inclusion: Towards a 'life-first’ understanding?

October 2016

CROP POVERTY BRIEF by Hartley Dean (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK).

Social Inclusion and Poverty Eradication

17-18 November 2016 | Harvard University, USA

WORKSHOP organised by CROP (ISSC/UiB) and Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, both at Harvard University

​Addressing Urban Inequities and Childhood

October 2016

CONFERENCE REPORT: Recommendations for advancing the agenda for children and cities.

On the Move - Global Migrations, Challenges and Responses

26 October 2016 | Oslo, Norway

SEMINAR in connection with the ISSC General Assembly, hosted by Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences and co-organised by CROP

Peasant Poverty & Persistence in the 21st Century

27 October 2016 (17:30) | Mexico City, Mexico

BOOK LAUNCH: Hosted at El Colegio de Mexico.

Peasant Poverty and Persistence in the 21st Century

15 August 2016

BOOK: New book in the CROP International Studies in Poverty Research Series, published by Zed Books, London. Edited by Julio Boltvinik and Susan Archer Mann.

Measuring Poverty in Bangladesh: A Critical Assessment

September 2016

CROP POVERTY BRIEF by Isahaque Ali, Zulkarnain A. Hatta and Azlinda Azman (School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia).

Welfare States, Labour Rights and Basic Income in Latin America

21-23 September 2016 | Salvador de Bahia, Brazil

WORKSHOP: Organised by CROP (ISSC/UiB) and the Catholic University of Salvador, Brazil.

Poverty and Inequality in Middle Income Countries

21 September 2016 | Oslo, Norway

BOOK LAUNCH for new book in the CROP International Studies in Poverty Research Series. To be hosted by Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA)

Child Poverty and Welfare: Comparative Views

31 Aug - 2 Sept 2016 | Bergen, Norway

PANEL: Organised by CROP at NorLARNet Conference 2016: Latin America Research for a Troubled World.

Social Policy and the Transformative Potential of the SDGs

July 2016

PUBLICATION: Special issue of the Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy from the CROP panels at the World Social Science Forum in Durban, September 2015.

LO ESENCIAL NO PUEDE SER INVISIBLE A LOS OJOS: POBREZA E INFANCIA EN AMÉRICA LATINA

April 2016

PUBLICATION: Book on Child Poverty in Latin America edited by Mónica González Contró, Raúl Mercer, and Alberto Minujin.

Child Poverty in Latin America

July 27 (12:00 PM) | Buenos Aires, Argentina

BOOK LAUNCH: Lo esencial no puede ser invisible a los ojos: Pobreza e infancia en América Latina.

Experts and academics call on West African leaders to end child poverty

30 June 2016 | Abuja, Nigeria

PRESS RELEASE: A group of experts hosted by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), UNICEF, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and other organizations issued a communique today urging West African leaders to eradicate child poverty.

Climate Change, Children and Poverty: Engaging children and youth in policy debate and action

June 2016

CROP POVERTY BRIEF by Beatrice Mauger, Alberto Minujin and Samantha Cocco-Klein (Equity for Children).

Poverty, Climate Change and Water in the Context of SDGs

13-24 June 2016 | Bergen Summer Research School, University of Bergen, Norway

COURSE: CROP is co-organising a PhD course on poverty and water at this year’s Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) "Water, Climate and Society".

Mega-Events and Urban Poverty: Legacy projects in Rio De Janeiro

April 2016

CROP POVERTY BRIEF by Margit Ystanes.

Poverty and Inequality in Middle Income Countries

15 April 2016

PUBLICATION: New book in the CROP International Studies in Poverty Research Series, published by Zed Books, London. Edited by Einar Braathen, Julian May, Marianne Ulriksen and Gemma Wright.

The Great Global Poverty Debate: Is something missing?

February 2016

CROP POVERTY BRIEF by CROP Fellow Neera Chandhoke.

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CROP News and Events

CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2017

Deadline: 31 July 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: CROP seeks proposals for original, high-quality, alternative and critical academic manuscripts.

Putting Children First

23-25 October 2017 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: Putting Children First - Identifying solutions and taking action to tackle poverty and inequality in Africa

The Politics of Inclusion

6-7 July 2017 | Paris, France

WORKSHOP: Organised by CROP and UNESCO’s Management of Social Transformations Programme (MOST).

News from CROPNet

EADI-NORDIC Conference 2017

21-23 August 2017 | Bergen, Norway

CONFERENCE: Globalisation at the Crossroads - Rethinking Inequalities and Boundaries

4th Annual Amartya Sen Essay Prize

Deadline: 31 August 2017

CALL for original essays on the moral assessment of tax dodging.

Sustainability interrogated: societies, growth, and social justice

6-8 September, 2017 | University of Bradford, UK

Call for Papers: Development Studies Association Conference 2017 (Deadline: 26 April).