Call for Participation: Global Justice and the Global South
April 25-27, 2014 at the University of Delhi
Nyaya, the Global Justice Program at the University of Delhi, in partnership with the Yale Global Justice Program and the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics at the University of Birmingham, is proud to present its inaugural conference, Global Justice and the Global South.
Overview: Nyaya was launched in order to bring more South scholars and students into the global justice dialogue and to increase opportunities for engagement and networking.
Nyaya\’s inaugural conference will be held April 25-27, 2014 at the University of Delhi. It will bring together global justice theorists, philosophers, development scholars, and NGO representatives from South and North countries to present original work and share their views on key theoretical and political problems. Themes include but are not limited to: cosmopolitan theory and its relationship to local traditions, especially in South countries; extreme poverty; health inequalities; human rights; protection from violence; the effects of climate change; illicit financial flows; and gendered inequalities.
Participation: Please submit a paper proposal including your name, affiliation, and an abstract of 300 words or fewer to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions will be considered continuously until January 15, 2014, and notification of acceptance status will come in about two weeks.
Funding is available for domestic travel for participants in India. A limited number of stipends are available to fund overseas travel for junior scholars. To apply for funding, please submit at CV, your paper abstract, and a brief statement (300 words of fewer) of you interest in participating to email@example.com.
Ashok Acharya, University of Delhi
Thomas Pogge, Yale University
Luis Cabrera, University of Birmingham