Call for Papers: Conference on Global Justice and the Global South

April 25-27, 2014
Call for Participation

Nyaya: The Global Justice Programme at the University of Delhi

In partnership with the Macmillan Global Justice Program, Yale University & Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, University of Birmingham

Overview: Nyaya: The Global Justice Programme at the University of Delhi, has been launched in part as a means of bringing more South scholars and students into the global justice dialogue, as well as to increase opportunities for engagement and networking in South countries for theorists and students worldwide.

Nyaya’s inaugural conference will be held April 25-27, 2014 at the University of Delhi. It will bring together global justice theorists, philosophers, development scholars and NGO representatives from South and North countries to present original work and share their views on key issues. Themes include, but are not limited to, cosmopolitan theory and local traditions, especially in South countries; extreme poverty, social exclusion, health inequalities, human rights, protection from violence, the effects of climate change, illicit financial flows and gendered inequalities.

Participation: Please submit a paper proposal including your name, affiliation and an abstract of 300 words or fewer to Submissions will be considered continuously until Jan. 15, 2014, and notification of acceptance status will come in most cases within two weeks.

Funding is available for domestic travel for participants in India. A limited number of stipends are available to fund overseas travel for junior scholars. To apply for funding, please submit a CV, your paper abstract and a brief statement (300 words or fewer) of your interest in participating to
If you have general questions about the conference, please contact Ashok Acharya at or Rosy, Conference Coordinator, at

Conference Organizers: Ashok Acharya, University of Delhi Thomas Pogge, Yale University Luis Cabrera, University of Birmingham

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