1. UPCOMING EVENTS
Society in Global Perspective: An Overview (September 30,
12:30 to 2:00 p.m.)
Global: International Politics, International Norms, and the
Japanese Environmental Movement in the 1990s (October 7,
12:30 to 2:00 p.m.)
Course Guide and Latest Newsletter Now Available!
Center Participates in the Kennedy School's Annual Celebration of
Responsibilities of Global Citizenship Workshop Funded by the Ford
and Science of Community Problem-Solving Project Launches Innovative
Education Collaboration in Colombia
Reinvestment Corporation: Excellence in Community Development
Executive Education Program
3. PEOPLE IN
Bammer/Srilatha Batliwala/L. David Brown/Frances Kunreuther
Chen served as a discussant at the Committee of Donor Agencies for Small Enterprise Development Meeting hosted by the Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Danida) in Copenhagen, Denmark. The panel, which focused on impact measurement and performance, also included Donald Snodgrass (Independent Consultant), Eric Oldsman (Nexus Associates), and Jeanne Downing (USAID).
Marty Chen and others in the WIEGO network including Francie Lund (University of Natal, Durban), Winnie Mitullah (IDS, University of Nairobi), and Caroline Skinner (University of Natal, Durban) as well as Renana Jhabvala and Reema Nanavaty (Self-Employed Women's Association), have been commissioned to write case studies on the constraints in the external environment faced by informal entrepreneurs as background papers for a forthcoming World Development Report on the "Investment Climate." These case studies will feature the constraints faced by, respectively, street traders in six African countries; garment manufacturers and street traders in Durban, South Africa; and street traders, garment makers, small farmers, gum collectors, salt farmers, and embroiderers in Gujarat, India.
Frumkin spoke at a philanthropy seminar in Indianapolis sponsored by Donors Trust from September 11 to 13.
Hall will present "A Methodist is a Baptist with Shoes; a Presbyterian is a Methodist with a College Education; an Episcopalian is a Presbyterian with Money: Religion and the Stratification of Civic Engagement in Twentieth Century American Cities" to the Panel on "Trends in Civic Leadership in Six American Cities, 1931-1991," at the Social Science History Association in Baltimore, MD November 13 to 16 and to the annual research conference of ARNOVA (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action), Denver, November 20 to 22.
Hall is serving as chair of ARNOVA's annual book award committee. The award is given for the outstanding book on nonprofits published within the past three years.
Levitt co-wrote with Rafael de la Dehesa "Transnational Migration and the Redefinition of the State: Variations and Explanations," Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol. 26(4), pp. 587-611.
Since December of last year, Levitt has spoken to audiences at the University of Osnabruck in Germany, York University in Toronto, Syracuse University, University of Southern California and MIT. She has also presented: "Transnational Perspective on Migration: Theorizing Simultaneity," at the Conference on Conceptual and Methodological Developments in the Study of International Migration." Princeton University, May 2003; and "Transnational Migration: An Overview," to Pacific Council on International Affairs meeting on Transnational Opportunities, Los Angeles, April 2003
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