Human development and social policy in Latin America - Postgraduate workshop

Human development and social policy in Latin America - Postgraduate workshop

Monday, 15 January 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: 
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Speaker(s): 
Convenor: 
Diego Sánchez Ancochea

10.00-10.30: Arrival and introduction

Morning session. Chair: Ana Lourdes Suárez (Catholic University of Argentina)

10.30-11.15: ‘Clear rights transformations and grey areas of implementation: Seeking urban social inclusion through domestic workers’ rights regimes’ - Simca Simpson Lapp (PhD Candidate, School of Politics & International Relations, Queen Mary University of London)

11.15-12.00: ‘Influence of business elites on the development of social policies in Latin America’ – Ignacio Schiappacasse (PhD candidate, Department of International Development, University of Oxford)

12.00-12.45pm: ‘The expansion of education policies at the post-secondary level and intergenerational transmission of educational inequalities’ - Camila Mella San Martín (PhD candidate, Department of Social Policy, Oxford University)

13.00-14.15: Roundtable discussion on social policy, youth and the challenges of violence (with short input from Gareth Jones, London School of Economics; Ann Mitchell and Ana Lourdes Suárez, Catholic University of Argentina; Diego Sánchez, University of Oxford; Séverine Deneulin, University of Bath) – with pizza lunch

 

Afternoon session (Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College). Chair: Ann Mitchell (Catholic University of Argentina)

14.30-15.15pm: ‘Social policy and multi-dimensional poverty assessment of elderly people in Peru’ – Jhonatan Clausen (PhD candidate, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath)

15.15-16.00: ‘Agenda setting and policy adoption for the 2008 Chilean pension reform’ – Luis Vargas Faulbaum (PhD candidate, Department of International Development, University of Oxford)

16.15-17.00: How and where to publish your research: General discussion on academic publications