Sabina Alkire, OPHI’s Director, presented at the opening plenary session of the 2011 Development Studies Association (DSA) and European Association of Development Institutes (EADI) conference. The plenary, was chaired by Lawrence Haddad, DSA President, Institute of Development Studies and also featured Ravi Kanbur of Cornell University. It took place at 9am on Tuesday 20 September 2011. The plenary’s focus was “New Values: Rethinking Progress and How to Measure It”.
The broader conference whose overarching theme this year was “Rethinking Development in an Age of Scarcity and Uncertainty – New Values, Voices and Alliances for Increased Resilience” and took place from 19 – 22 September 2011 at the University of York, UK.
In addition to the plenary, Sabina Alkire also presented on the following:
“The Multidimensional Poverty Index and Policy Making in Latin America”, Tuesday 20 September, 11.15-1pm at a panel session entitled If We Measure Poverty Differently, What Should We Do Differently?
“Multidimensional Poverty and Income Poverty in Middle Income Countries,” Tuesday 20 September, 5-7pm at a panel on The New Geography of Global Poverty: Trends and Implications
For more information try the following links:
- Full conference programme http://www.eadi.org/index.php?id=1475
- Conference website http://www.eadi.org/index.php?id=1355
- Ideas for Development – DSA blog http://ideas4develop.blogspot.com/
- Heads up for Development – official conference blog http://headsupfordevelopment.tumblr.com/
- On Twitter, with the hashtag #rethinkingdev http://twitter.com/#!/rethinkingdev