CROP NEWS AND EVENTS

The Humanitarian Aid Machinery

26 September 2017 (08:30-09:30) | Bergen Resource Centre for International Development

SEMINAR organised by CROP/UiB: Diana Skelton (ATD Fourth World) and Arne Strand (CMI) in conversation with Alberto Cimadamore (CROP)

On the Move - Global Migrations, Challenges and Responses

September 2017

DIGITAL PUBLICATION by the ISSC as a follow-up to last year's "On the Move" conference co-organised by CROP.

Putting Children First

23-25 October 2017 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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

Approaches to Social Investment and Their Implications for Poverty in Sweden and the European Union

No. 4 - September 2017

CROP/UiB Global WORKING PAPER SERIES on Global Challenges, Issue #4. Authors: Axel Cronert & Joakim Palme

The Political Economy of Poverty and Social Transformations of the Global South

September 2017

PUBLICATION: New CROP book published by Ibidem Verlag, Stuttgart. Edited by Mariano Féliz and Aaron L. Rosenberg

Workshop on Sustainability, Poverty and Development (in Spanish)

29 Nov - 1 Dec 2017 | Buenos Aires, Argentina

WORKSHOP: "Cienca de la sustentabilidad, pobreza y desarrollo en el siglo XXI", organised by CROP and CEIL-CONICET. Deadline for papers: 2 Oct 2017

Turning an Ambitious Vision into an Achievable Reality: Landing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the National Level

September 2017

CROP POVERTY BRIEF: By Babatunde Omilola (UNDP, New York), CROP Fellow

Launch of joint programme with CEIL-CONICET

23 May 2017 | Buenos Aires, Argentina

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

Partnership for Poverty and Sustainable Development Studies

January 2017 - December 2020

PROJECT: 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).

CAN THE EUROPEAN UNION 2020 STRATEGY DELIVER ON SOCIAL INCLUSION?

No. 3 - June 2017

CROP/UiB Global WORKING PAPER SERIES on Global Challenges, Issue #3. Author: Maria Petmesidou

CROP at EADI Nordic Conference

21-23 August 2017 | Bergen, Norway

CONFERENCE: GLOBALISATION AT THE CROSSROADS - Rethinking Inequalities and Boundaries. The CROP Secretariat was represented in three conference 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.

The Politics of Inclusion

6-7 July 2017 | Paris, France

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

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

CROP/UiB Global WORKING PAPER SERIES on Global Challenges, Issue #2. Authors: Kim Samuel & Jacqueline Bagwiza Uwizeyimana

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

ANNOUNCMENT: 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

PUBLICATION: 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

ANNOUNCEMENT: 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.

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

20 January 2017 | Bergen Resource Centre for International Development

LECTURE organised by CROP/UiB: 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

PUBLICATION: 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

ANNOUNCEMENT: 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), CROP Fellow

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