CROP Events 2012

Revolution and Social Transformation in Egypt

10-12 December 2012 | Cairo, Egypt

PUBLIC EVENT: Round table session held at the "Political Economy of Poverty and Social Transformations of the Global South" workshop.

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

10-12 December 2012 | Cairo, Egypt

WORKSHOP: This cross-continental and interdisciplinary workshop will approach social change toward poverty eradication and prevention in an interdisciplinary and critical way taking current politics as the point of reference.

Call for Nominations CROP Scientific Committee 2013-14

Deadline: 1 December 2012

Ideal candidates are distinguished members of the international Science and Humanities community with an outstanding track record in poverty and development research. The call is open to potential candidates from all parts of the world. We particularly encourage nominations of researchers based in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Poverty and Politics in Middle Income Countries

22-24 November 2012 | Cape Town, South Africa

WORKSHOP organised by CROP and the Institute for Social Development at the University of the Western Cape, aims to enhance comparative and critical views of poverty politics; to consolidate the recently formed Working Group on Poverty Politics and Social Policy, and to prepare the publication of an anthology based on selected contributions.

The Politics of Poverty Research and Poverty Reduction

21 November 2012 (11:00-13:00) | University of Western Cape, South Africa

PANEL DEBATE: Growing poor population in Middle Income Countries necessitates a re-thinking of poverty reduction policies, how these are developed, the role played by politics and how social development policies are shaped.

5th World Congress for the Rights of Children and Adolescents

15-19 October 2012 | San Juan, Argentina

ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTION: CROP Scientific Director Alberto D. Cimadamore will participate in the panel "Política y Programación Social" (Politics and Social Programmes).

The MDGs and Poverty Reduction in the 21st Century: A Critical Assessment

22 August 2012 | Bergen Resource Center for International Development, Norway

PUBLIC EVENT with participants from CROP's Scientific Committee

The MDGs and the Political Economy of Development: A critical assessment

23 August 2012 | Bergen Resource Center for International Development, Norway

PUBLIC EVENT with participants from CROP's Scientific Committee

Social Justice and Democratisation

1-4 August 2012 | Buenos Aires, Argentina

ACADEMIC PANELS at the 2nd ISA Forum of Sociology. CROP Fellow and co-editor of the CROP-Zed Books series, Juliana Martinez-Franzoni, will organise and chair two sessions hosted by the Research Committee on the Sociology of Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy (RC19).

Integrated science for sustainable development - The role of social science

26 June 2012 (09:30-11:00) | CROP/UiB Global, Bergen, Norway

LECTURE by John Crowley, editor of the International Social Science Journal, UNESCO

Poverty and Human Rights from Below - An alternative history and approach

19 June 2012 (14:00) | UiB Global, Bergen, Norway

LECTURE by CROP Fellow Camilo Perez-Bustillo, Research Professor Autonomous University of Mexico City (UACM), Mexico.

Poverty Studies Training Course for Young Researchers from Central America and The Caribbean

28 May - 1 June 2012 | San Jose, Costa Rica

CALL FOR APPLICATION: Applications are invited from young social scienctists from Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haití, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic and Costa Rica.

Basic Universalism and Poverty Eradication in Latin America: Lights and Shadows

23-26 May 2012 | San Francisco, USA

ACADEMIC PANEL sponsored by CROP at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) 2012 congress: "Toward a Third Century of Independence in Latin America."

World Social Science Fellows Programme

May 2012

ANNOUNCEMENT: CROP is pleased to announce that it will collaborate with ISSC and IHDP to organise the first series of World Social Science (WSS) Seminars.

Poverty, Religion and Social Justice: The Latin American contributions

17 April 2012 | CROP/UiB Global, Bergen, Norway

LECTURE: CROP-University of Bergen Poverty Lecture by Enrique Dussel, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico

Poverty and Peasant Persistence in the Contemporary World

13-15 March 2012 | Mexico DF, Mexico

SEMINAR organised by CROP and El Colegio de México to be broadcast using live stream

Poverty and Peasant Persistence in the Contemporary World

13-15 March 2012 | Mexico DF, Mexico

WORKSHOP: An interdisciplinary workshop co-organised by CROP and El Colegio de México to examine sound policies for eradicating poverty among peasants.


CROP News and Events

Poverty as Ideology: Rescuing Social Justice from Global Development Agendas

August 2019

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION: Book by Andrew Fischer, Institute of Social Studies (ISS), winner of the International Studies in Poverty Prize awarded by CROP and Zed Books

The SDGS, Inequality and Aid Eligibility – Should the Criteria be Re-visited?

June 2019

CROP POVERTY BRIEF 51: by Riina Pilke (University of Turku).


May 2019

This report presents CROP's activities for the period January-December 2018.

News from CROPNet

Launch and Workshop Event: CALL FOR PROPOSALS (Deadline 15 July)

Friday 18 October 2019

‘Putting Children First: New Frontiers in the Fight Against Child Poverty in Africa’ Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, UK

The Breakthrough of the Social: Practical Utopias, Wisdom and Radical Transformations - Social work

2-6 September 2019 | Dubrovnik, Croatia

CONFERENCE commemorating 30 years of social work courses at the Inter-university centre (IUC).

EADI ISS Conference 2020

29 June - 2 July 2020 | The Hague, Netherlands

CALL FOR PANELS: Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice (deadline 6 September)