[Easttimorstudies] DevNet Conference in NZ Nov/Dec - Call for Papers

Jennifer Drysdale jenster at cres10.anu.edu.au
Fri Mar 24 17:00:21 EST 2006

 From http://www.devnet.org.nz/DevNet2006.htm



   University of Otago, Dunedin, Aotearoa New Zealand

30 Nov – 2 Dec 2006

   The DEVNET 2006 organising committee – the 
Poverty and Development Cluster (IPD) at the 
University of Otago – warmly invites you to the 
DEVNET 2006 Conference Southern Perspectives on 
Development: Dialogue or Division?

Call For Papers

The Organising Committee is now calling for paper 
proposals for the Conference. Ideally, papers 
should address one or more of the panel themes 
listed below, but the organisers will consider 
any paper proposal with a clear development 
focus. Prospective paper presenters should 
indicate whether they are prepared to act as 
chair for one or more of the parallel sessions. 
Abstracts of papers should be e-mailed to 
<mailto:devnet2006 at geography.otago.ac.nz%20>devnet2006 at geography.otago.ac.nz 
before or on 31 May 2006. Confirmation of 
acceptance will be distributed from 30 June 2006. 
Please download and use 
proposal sheet when submitting your paper abstract.

Panel Themes

Aid effectiveness and coordination

Climate change: implications for development

Completing the Pacific Rim – Perspectives on Latin America

Community development in the international context
Contestations over water

Doing ‘post-development’: empowering the south?

General Agreement on Trade in Services: 
Implications of current WTO negotiations for development

Indigenous peoples and development

Information and Communication Technology (ICT): 
Potential for development or digital divide?

Linking Sexual and Reproductive Health and 
poverty, the environment, HIV and AIDS

Monitoring the conversation between development partners

Pacific Island Countries (PICs) and Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs)

Politics of inequality

Post-conflict development (IPD)

Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals

Rural communities in the Pacific

Southern perspectives of human rights

Tourism and poverty reduction

Urban transformations in an era of globalisation

The state of development

Key dates for 2006

March 1: First call for papers and announcement of session themes

May 30: Final date for submission of abstracts for consideration

30 June: Acceptance letters and notifications for 
those who submitted proposals will begin to be distributed on June 30, 2006

July 30 : Early bird registration

November 1: Final date for regular registration

For more information

For more information about the conference email: 
<mailto:devnet2006 at geography.otago.ac.nz>devnet2006 at geography.otago.ac.nz

or phone: Dr Andrew McGregor (+64 3 479 8780) or 
Dr Alan Dixon (+64 3 479 8971).

Jenny Drysdale
PhD Student
Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies
Australian National University (ANU)
Room 5.25, 5th Floor
WK Hancock Building [43]
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Canberra   ACT   0200

Mobile 0407 230 772
Phone 02 6125 1651
Fax 02 6125 0757
Email Jennifer.Drysdale at anu.edu.au
Website http://cres.anu.edu.au/~jenster

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