Oxford Human Welfare Conference 1-2 May, 2015 – Call for papers (Deadline 13 Feb)

Warm greetings from the Organising Committee of the 8th Human Welfare Conference!

Green Templeton College, University of Oxford is hosting its annual Human Welfare Conference 1st – 2nd May, 2015. This year’s conference focuses on Human Welfare and Conflict. We are delighted to invite graduate students from your institution to submit abstracts of their original research to be presented at the Conference. We would be most appreciative if you could circulate the call for papers, which is attached to this email, and is also available here.

Human Welfare Conference, 2015: Why participate?

  • Two days of intensive peer learning:Human Welfare Conference is a student-run conference. It offers an open platform to participants to meet graduate students from a range of disciplines and world-leading academics to strengthen their research.
  • Platform for thought-provoking academic engagement:In the previous years, prominent academics like nobel-laureate Professor Paul Krugman and practitioners from leading organisations like Google and Oxfam have spoken at the conference.
  • Going beyond academia: The conference brings together a dedicated panel of practitioners from non-governmental organisations, government agencies, charities and corporations discussing their work,


Please submit your abstract (maximum 500 words) with a title to hwc@gtc.ox.ac.uk with “HWC Submission” as the subject line by 13 February, 2015. Successful applicants will be communicated further guidelines for submission of complete papers by 13 March, 2015.

For any queries, contact: Jenny Tran and Peggy Fooks at hwc@gtc.ox.ac.uk


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