Centre Seminar Series:
29 May 2015 - Ashok Acharya, University of Delhi, Gandhi's Cosmopolitics
5 June 2015 - Elizabeth van Acker, Griffith University, Conflicting Values, Mixed Messages and Marriage Policies
Walking Away From Westminster
On the 24-25 June 2015 the Centre will hold a workshop at Oxford University entitled Walking Away from Westminster?
This workshop will address drivers of change across Westminster public services, current theories about the future trajectory of Westminster jurisdictions, and the potential emergence of a 'post-Westminster' governance paradigm.The workshop will be hosted by Centre member Cosmo Howard and Centre Adjunct Associate Professor Dennis Grube.
Microfinance, Rights & Global Justice
Centre member Associate Professor Luis Cabrera has co-edited this new publication through Cambridge University Press. It will be available from September 2015.
The book examines Microfinance - the practice of providing small loans to promote entrepreneurial activity among those with few financial assets - is increasingly seen as a sustainable means of aiding the global poor.
- Focuses on ethical issues arising in microfinance and will appeal to readers across the spectrum of development studies and ethical theory
- Advances the increasingly integral debate about the creation of 'new human rights'
- Presents leading-edge thinking on what constitutes exploitation in the microfinance context.