OPHI researchers to take part in international seminar in Chile

OPHI research officers Mauricio Apablaza and Diego Zavaleta are to take part in an international seminar in Chile entitled ‘Multidimensionalidad de la pobreza: Alcances para su definición y evaluación en América Latina y el Caribe’ (‘The Multidimensionality of Poverty: Scope for Definitition and Evaluation in Latin America and the Caribbean’).

The event, be held in Santiago de Chile on 22-23 November, has been organised by the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), the Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) and the Department of Psychology at the University of Chile (FACSO), and will see 22 papers presented.

Zavaleta will be a panellist in a session on ‘Why study poverty from a multidimensional perspective?’, while Apablaza will take part in a discussion on ‘Quantitative and qualitative approaches to the multidimensionality of poverty’.