Reviewing the existing models of political and social transition, their work is preparing all conference participants for the various discussions at the 14th EADI General Conference. Please download the full paper.
The extended conference programme – including an overview with all sessions, the various authors and all presentations – can now be downloaded from this website.
Please check this document to find out when you will present your paper! Another version which includes the abstracts of all papers, too, will be published shortly.
EADI is hosting two events open to the general public at its General Conference. Please feel free to download the invitation.
You want to know which speakers have confirmed their attendance? You wish to plan your stay at the EADI General Conference? Take a look at the newest version of the conference programme for more information!
European development scholars and their guests from developing and emerging-market countries will discuss this year’s topic, “Responsible Development in a Polycentric World: Inequality, Citizenship and the Middle Classes”, at the EADI conference in Bonn. The intent is not to add new goals to the United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda. Instead, experts from the field of development studies will consider how the post-2015 agenda can best be implemented in the coming decades. Reconciling development and environmental goals is a central concern.
Whether these goals can be achieved depends in large part on the middle class. The rising middle classes in newly-industrialising countries want to imitate the energy-intensive lifestyles of consumers in “old” industrialised countries. This desire is perfectly understandable and legitimate. But the increasing prosperity of several hundred of millions of Chinese, Indians, Indonesians, Brazilians, Mexicans and others creates new challenges both for development policy and global environmental policy. Read more at DandC.eu
Article in Development and Cooperation (04/04/2014 – by Jürgen Wiemann)
Registration is open. You will find all relevant information here.