Events Archive 2009-19

Events 2019

Events 2018

Events 2017

Events 2016

Events 2015

Events 2014

Events 2013

Events 2012

Events 2011

  • 15 January 2011: Call for nominations for Ela-Bhatt Professor 2011/2012 for Development and Decent Work
  • 31 March 2011: 3rd Call for Applications for the Graduate School of Socio-Ecological Research for Development
  • 01 April 2011: Start of 2nd cohort of the Graduate School of Socio-Ecological Research for Development
  • 19 April 2011: Analysen – Perspektiven – Strategien zu globalen Arbeitsrechten und Sozialstandards "Schöne neue Welt? Von der De-Regulierung zur Re-Regulierung globaler Arbeitsverhältnisse", Prof. Dr. Christoph Scherrer (Universität Kassel) und Prof. Dr. Eva Senghaas-Knobloch (Universität Bremen). Frankfurt
  • 03 May 2011: Analysen – Perspektiven – Strategien zu globalen Arbeitsrechten und Sozialstandards "Sweatshops für den Weltmarkt: Ausbeutung und Widerstand in der globalen Textilindustrie", Prof. Dr. Petra Dannecker (Universität Wien), Dr. Sabine Ferenschild (Clean Clothes Campaign/ SÜDWIND) und Rita Tambunan (Asia Floor Wage Campaign/ Trade Union Rights Center, Indonesien). Frankfurt.
  • 04 May 2011: Joint seminar on topics in tropical and subtropical agriculture and forestry and on development and decent work "Developing community forest gardens for conservation in situ of agrodiversity in Yucatan", Prof. Dr. Juan José Jimenez Osorino (founder, research institute Protrópico, Autonomous University of Yucatan). Witzenhausen
  • 07 May 2011: Annual Steering Committee Meeting. University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • 09 - 10 May 2011: ICDD Research Cluster: Strategies of Empowerment for Decent Work "Work, livelihoods and economic security in the 21st century: India, South Africa and Brazil", Edward Webster (WITS), Sharit Bhowmik (TISS). University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • 07 - 15 May 2011: Introductory Workshop for PhDs 2nd cohort. University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • 10 - 15 May 2011: Theory Workshop for PhDs 1st and 2nd cohort. University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • 11 May 2011: Joint seminar on topics in tropical and subtropical agriculture and forestry and on development and decent work "The informal sector and its certitudes: moneylending in a Mumbai slum", Dr. Pradeep Shinde (Tata Institute of Social Sciences). Witzenhausen
  • 15 May 2011:deadline for submission of abstracts for the Tropentag 2011 conference. For further information
  • 17 May 2011: Analysen – Perspektiven – Strategien zu globalen Arbeitsrechten und Sozialstandards "Ausbeutung von Kindern und das Recht auf Arbeit: Zwischen Humanismus und Realität", Prof. Dr. Manfred Liebel (Koordinator des European Network of Masters in Children‘s Rights), Barbara Küppers (Kinderhilfswerk terre des hommes) und Prof. Dr. Uta Ruppert (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt). Frankfurt.
  • 20 May 2011: The Securitization of Development Policies The ICDD and the journal "Peripherie" invite to a public discussion on an explosive matter in development cooperation - the linking of security- and development policy. Kassel, ICDD
  • 25 May 2011: Gender and Migration: Transnational Motherhood in the US-American-Mexican Borderland, ICDD colloquium with Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Tuider (Kassel University). Kassel, ICDD
  • 27 - 28 May 2011: interdisciplinary graduate student research conference Labor in the Global South: A Search for Solutions University of California Los Angeles
  • 31 May 2011: Analysen – Perspektiven – Strategien zu globalen Arbeitsrechten und Sozialstandards "Freier Welthandel mit unwürdiger Arbeit: Die IT-Zulieferindustrien, PD Dr. Boy Lüthje (Institut für Sozialforschung, Frankfurt), Sarah Bormann (Promovendin an der Universität Jena/ ex-WEED PCGlobal) und Wolfgang Müller (IG Metall München). Frankfurt
  • 12 June 2011: "Domestic Worker Research Network" (DW-RN)-official launch the "Domestic Worker Research Network" (DW-RN) - an international and interdisciplinary network of researchers and activists - cordially invites you to attend a private reception to celebrate its official launch on the occasion of the conclusion of the discussion on Decent Work for Domestic Workers at the 100th session of the International Labour Conference. Geneva
  • 14 June 2011: Analysen – Perspektiven – Strategien zu globalen Arbeitsrechten und Sozialstandards "Nach der Gewaltökonomie: Rohstoffe, Arbeitsrechte und nicht intendierte Kampagnenfolgen"
  • 21 June 2011: Joint seminar on topics in tropical and subtropical agriculture and forestry and on development and decent work "Domestic Workers Organizing in the U.S. and the Future of the Labour Movement", Martina Benz (Freie Universität Berlin). Kassel
  • 28 June 2011: BOOK LAUNCH China’s Labor Question The Global Union Research Network (GURN) invites you to the Book Launch "China’s Labor Question" and Panel Discussion with Christoph Scherrer (Editor), Boy Lüthje (East West Center, Honolulu), Elaine Sio-eing Hui (PhD candidate, Hongkong) Helmut Lense (International Metalworkers’ Federation). Geneva
  • 28 June 2011: Analysen – Perspektiven – Strategien zu globalen Arbeitsrechten und Sozialstandards "Arbeitsmigration in den Privathaushalt: Arbeitsrechte und Sozialstandards für Haushaltsarbeiterinnen", Prof. Dr. Helma Lutz (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt), Dr. Helen Schwenken (Universität Kassel) und Emilija Mitrovic (DGB-Anlaufstelle für Papierlose in Hamburg). Frankfurt
  • 11 July 2011: "In search of Decent Work: Subcontracting filth in the Brihanmumbai (Greater Bombay) Municipal Corporation", Dr. Pradeep Shinde (TISS, Mumbai). Kassel, ICDD
  • 12 July 2011: Analysen – Perspektiven – Strategien zu globalen Arbeitsrechten und Sozialstandards" Von der Kritik über die Kampagne zur transnationalen Solidarität: Perspektiven und Strategien", Volkmar Lübke (CoRA), Frank Schmidt-Hullmann (Abteilung Internationales IG BAU) und Frauke Banse (Universität Kassel). Frankfurt
  • 12 July 2011: After the ILO Convention has Passed: Moving Towards Decent Work for Migrant Domestic Workers? Das neue Fachgebiet „Politik der Arbeitsmigration/Migration and Decent Work“ stellt sich vor., Prof. Dr. Helen Schwenken and Lisa-Marie Heimeshoff. Kassel, ICDD
  • 01 August 2011: Call for Papers: Application Deadline for proposals for the following two events: "Sozialpolitik zwischen Almosen, Privilegien und sozialen Rechten", taking place at University of Kassel November 24th - 25th, and "¿De la desigualdad a la justicia social? Las políticas socio-laborales de América Latina en la disyuntiva" in Buenos Aires
  • 14 December 2011: Decent work? How self-employed pastoralists and employed herders on commercial ranches in northern Kenya perceive their working conditions.
  • 22 - 30 September 2011: Alumni Applied Research School including GLU-Conference. University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • 05 - 07 October 2011: Tropentag 2011'Development on the margin', University of Bonn, see http://www.tropentag.de
  • 07 October 2011: World Day of Decent Work
  • 08 October 2011: Europosgrados Presentation of the Graduate School in Mérida, México
  • 18 - 22 October 2011: Annual Thematic Conference on "Peri-Urban Agriculture, and Employment & Value Chain Management“. University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • 27 October 2011: Prof. Hemant Ojha: "Development Policy Analysis and Community Forest Politics in Nepal:  The Role of Critical Action Research." Kassel, ICDD
  • 21 - 22 November 2011 - ICDD Workshop: Work, livelihoods and economic security in the 21st century: India, South Africa, Brazil.
  • 24 - 25 November 2011: Sozialpolitik zwischen Almosen, Privilegien und sozialen Rechten symposium. Kassel
  • 30 November 2011: “Which impacts do migration and remittance strategies have on employment creation in peripheral regions?”

Events 2010

Events 2009

  • 17 – 19 September 2009: ICDD Meeting, General meeting with partners. Berlin
  • 6 – 8 October 2009: Tropentag 2009: Biophysical and Socio-economic Frame Conditions for the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources. Hamburg
  • 25 – 26 November 2009: Journalistenseminar zum Thema „Vollbeschäftigung und Menschenwürdige Arbeit weltweit – ein unerreichbares Millenniumsziel?“. Witzenhausen
  • 26 – 28 November 2009: ICDD Kick Off Meeting/Workshop. Kassel
  • 29 Nov – 1 Dec 2009: Workshop “Strategies of Empowerment of (Migrant) Domestic Workers”. Geneva