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Obstacles of Development: 7th Annual Sociology of Development Conference

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Department of Sociology; REEEC
Location
Illini Union (1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801) and 2079 Natural History Building (1301 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801)
Date
Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018   All Day
Speaker
Tami Bond (University of Illinois); Laura Doering (University of Toronto); Margaret Frye (University of Michigan); J. Craig Jenkins (Ohio State University); Terrence McDonnell (University of Notre Dame); Paul McNamara (University of Illinois)
Cost
Free and open to the public.
Registration
Registration
Contact
Brian Dill
E-Mail
dill@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Russian, E. European & Eurasian Center: Co-sponsored Events

Development investments and interventions should ultimately lead to self-sustaining solutions that are supported by local governments, institutions, and stakeholders. There are many obstacles to such development efforts, however, that occur at multiple scales and extend over varying periods of time. Local actors, national inequalities, and regional policies may impede change, just as longstanding elements in the international economic system could also serve as significant obstacles to development.

 

The purpose of the Seventh Annual Sociology of Development Conference is to identify and explore some of the many obstacles to development present in the world today. We are seeking thought-provoking presentations and engaging conversations on numerous topics from a wide range of perspectives, approaches, scales, and disciplines. The University of Illinois is pleased to provide development scholars with an outstanding venue to exchange ideas and to explore the essential features of development’s underlying challenges.

 

For more information and to view the preliminary program, please see https://socdev2018.sociology.illinois.edu/ 

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