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International Conference “Human Development Perspectives”

Bielefeld University, Germany on 26th / 27th June 2011

More detailed programme here

Sunday, 26th June 2011

Prof. Dr. Hans-Uwe Otto / Prof. Dr. Holger Ziegler, Bielefeld University (D)

Introduction:“Human Development – Challenge for research and policy”


Capabilities and Human Development: Conceptional issues and analytical foundations

Prof. Dr. Ingrid Robeyns, Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL)

“The relation between the Capability Approach and Human Development”

Dr. Séverine Deneulin, University of Bath (UK)

“The Capability Approach: A note on its conflicts of interpretation”

Dr. Flavio Comim, University of Cambridge (UK)

“Creating Capabilities: A new paradigm for Human Development?”

Prof. Dr. Des Gasper, Institute of Social Studies / The Hague (NL)

“Human Security and the Capability Approach”


Monday, 27th June 2011

Human Development and Public Policy: Education and welfare perspectives

Prof. Dr. Robert Salais, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, ENS Cachan-IDHE Paris (FR)

“The Capability Approach and deliberative democracy”

Prof. Dr. Jean-Michel Bonvin, Haute Ecole d’études sociales et pédagogiques/

Lausanne, University of Geneva (CH)

“Human Development: An issue for social policy”

Prof. Dr. David A. Clark, University of Manchester (UK)

“Poverty and well-being”

Prof. Dr. Elaine Unterhalter, London University (UK)

“Human Development as an educational issue”

Prof. Dr. Hans-Uwe Otto / Prof. Dr. Holger Ziegler, Bielefeld University (D)

Final debate



FORMER EVENTS

International Conference “Enhancing Capabilities – The Role of Public and Welfare Agencies”

Bielefeld University, Germany on 2nd – 3rd July 2010

Friday, 2nd July 2010

Franz Eiffe, Vienna (AUS)
“The Capability Approach – Implications for social policy”

Jean-Michel Bonvin, Lausanne (CH)
“The role of welfare agencies in active labour market policies: Promoting
autonomy or enforcing compliance?”

Micha Brumlik, Frankfurt (D)
“The ethical fundament of welfare services”

Mark Stern / Susan Seifert, Philadelphia (US)
“Creative capability and creative capacity: the community context”

Petra Bouché, Berlin (D)
“Enlarging responsibilities and institutional capabilities of public intermediary
organisations in implementing special programmes for young deprived jobstarters”

Bill Jordan, Plymouth (UK)
Associations, Communities and Nations: The Solidarities and Services
Sustaining Human Capabilities”

Carol McNaughton Nicholis, London (UK)
Fair treatment in the Public Services – The Capability Approach as a
Framework for a New Normative Universalism

Saturday, 3rd July 2010

Albert Scherr, Freiburg (D)
Social Subjectivity, Education and Capabilities – Education (`Bildung´) as an essential Dimension of Welfare Politics which aim for enhancing Capabilities -

Harry Kunneman and Gert Schout, Utrecht (NL)
„Enhancing capabilities and heeding slow questions: hermeneutic realism as
backbone of critical social work”

Peter Bartelheimer, Göttingen (D)
“Employability and capabilities in employment policies”

Guntars Catlaks, Brussels (BE)
“Hidden Privatisation and its impacts on public education”

Nicolas Farvaque, Lille (FR)
“Constrained opportunities and principles of justice: the pragmatism of
school-to-work intermediaries”


Closing the Capability Gap – Renegotiating social justice for the young

May 15-16 2009 Bielefeld University, Germany

(Preliminary PhD Conference on 15th May 2009 at the Bielefeld University)


Friday, 15th May 2009

Jean-Michel Bonvin, Lausanne (CH)

Capability for Voice: The case of young persons

Peter Bartelheimer, Göttingen  (D)

The capability to be of age – Life courses and capability sets of young adults

Ortrud Leßmann, Hamburg (D)

Capability and Learning to Choose

Wulf Gaertner, Osnabrück  (D)

Measuring the Extension of Capability Sets

Mirtha R. Muñiz Castillo, Maastricht (NL)

Towards an autonomy-centred framework for project evaluation


Saturday, 16th May 2009

Mark Schrödter, Bielefeld (D)

What is the point of the Capability Approach?

Hartley Dean, London (UK)

The Capability Approach: A sufficient foundation for welfare reform?

Saturday, 16th May 2009

Michael F. Watts, Cambridge (UK)

Adaptation, Education and Identity: Closing the capability gap

in assessments of young people´s well-being

Matthias Grundmann, Münster (D)

Socialisation and Capabilities: Results from the Icelandic Longitudinal Study

Niels Rosendal Jensen, Copenhagen (DK)

From inequality to anomie – and inequality revisited by use of CA

John Cameron, Norwich (UK)

Preparing young people for eudaimonia: capabilities across generations


Deutscher Jugendhilfe Tag Essen

“Gerechtes Aufwachsen in Europa. Mythos oder Wirklichkeit?”

Ministerium für Generationen, Familie, Frauen und Integration des Landes NRW (MGFFI), Universität Bielefeld und Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kinder und Jugendhilfe- AGJ

Input/ Podium:

Armin Laschet, (MGFFI)

Prof. Björn Halleröd, University Umea, Schweden

Prof.Dr. Sabine Andresen, Universität Bielefeld

Prof. Dr. Ruth Lister, Universität Lougborough, England

Prof. Tomasz Szkudlarek, Universität Gdansk, Polen

Ulrike Wisser, BBJ-Servis GgmbH, AGJ-Fachausschuss ” Kinder und Jugend(hilfe)politik in Europa”

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Hans-Uwe Otto, Universität Bielefeld


Conference”Educational Landscapes and Capabilities”

29 & 30. May 2008

Mövenpick Hotel Bielefeld

Rogério Adolfo de Moura (Universidade Estadual de Campinas)

Brasilien als Teil einer weltweiten Bildungsordnung und
die Einführung der Ganztagsschule in dem Bundesland
Sao Paulo

Walter Lorenz (Freie Universität Bozen) & Anna Aluffi Pentini (Universität Roma Tre)

Schule und Soziales – Situation in Italien

Manuela du Bois-Reymond (Universität Leiden)

Die holländische “Bredeschule”

Maria Mendel & Tomasz Szkudlarek (University of Gdańsk)

Capabilities im Kontext von Bildung und
Ganztagsschulen: Die Situation in Polen

Niels Rosendal Jensen (Danish School of Education, Aarhus University)

Modelle und Praxis der Elternbildung – der dänische
Ansatz

Mark Schrödter (Bielefeld Center for Capability and Educational Research) & Holger Ziegler (Universität Münster)

Der Capability Approach: Was bringt er bildungspolitisch und warum?

Paper and discussion (24. Sept. 2007):
Fazal Rizvi (University of Illinois): Capabilities, Epistemic Virtues and Cosmopolitan Learning


European Science Foundation (ESF) – Exploratory Workshop (3-5/5/2007): “Education and the Capability Approach – Towards a European Perspective for Welfare Service Research“, Münster.

Hans-Uwe Otto (Bielefeld) and Holger Ziegler (Münster): Introduction

Jos Mooij and John Cameron (Netherlands): The capability perspective on welfare

Sabine Andresen (Bielefeld): Investigating education from a capability perspective

Enrica Chiappero Martinetti (Italy): Measuring capabilities – Theoretical and methodological considerations

Walter Lorenz (Italy): European challenges for welfare service research

Des Gasper (Netherlands): Public Evening Lecture

Giedrė Kvieskienė (Lithuania): The discourse on welfare and education in Lithuania

Jerzy Krzyszkowski (Poland): Welfare and growing up in a transforming society – The case of Poland

Jerome Ballet (France): Capabilities and growing up in Europe – The role of families

Björn Halleröd (Sweden): Class, Inequality and Growing Up

Isabell Diehm (Bielefeld): Doing ethnicity and growing up

Matthias Grundmann (Münster): Class, agency and capability

Matthias Drilling (Switzerland): Young urban poor – capability deprivation and social work

Mirja Satka (Finland): Nordic perspectives on growing up – Youth, poverty and welfare services in Finland

Nina Oelkers und Mark Schrödter (Bielefeld): Welfare services and the capability approach

Elaine Unterhalter (United Kingdom): Public Evening Lecture

Lorella Terzi (United Kingdom): Disability and Disadvantage in Education – A View from a Capability Perspective

Alejandra Boni (Spain): Education, Ethics and Democratic Citizenship in Europe

Melanie Walker (United Kingdom): Just Education, Well-Being and the Quality of Life

Jean-Michel Bonvin (Switzerland): Social Policy, Employability and Capabilities



Symposium 2 (12/2006): Just Education on an analytical Fundament – Towards a Capability Approach for educational Research

Hans-Uwe Otto/Holger Ziegler (Bielefeld) Introduction
Melanie Walker ( Sheffield)

The Capability Approach and its Relevance for Education
Stephan Klasen (Göttingen)

Children, Poverty and the Capability Approach
Jo Moran-Ellis ( Surrey)

Well-Being and Social Competences
Lorella Terzi (Roehampton)

The Capability Approach in Education: A View from the philosophy of Education



Symposium 1 (10/2006): Der Capability Ansatz in sozial-, jugend- und bildungstheoretischer Perspektive

Hans-Uwe Otto/Holger Ziegler (Bielefeld)

Begrüßung und Einführung in die Thematik
Peter Dabrock (Marburg)

Befähigungsgerechtigkeit

Uwe Bittlingmayer/Ullrich Bauer (Bielefeld)

Soziale Kompetenz und Handlungsfähigkeit – eine klassenmilieutheoretische Perspektive
Matthias Grundmann (Münster)

Handlungsbefähigung – eine sozialisationstheoretische Perspektive
Ulrich Steckmann/Jan-Hendrik Heinrichs (Essen/Erfurt)

Der CA – Zum Stand der empirischen Forschung