Human Economy Research Programme - Call for applications

Two postdoctoral fellowships - The Human Economy Research Programme at the University of Pretoria invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships commencing in the second half of 2019 or at the start of 2020. The successful applicants will undertake research contributing to one or other of the programme's current focus areas – 'Digital Finance: Innovations and Implications' and 'Agrarian Reform, Markets and Food Distribution'. Given the programme's location, the emphasis is on researching these themes in Africa, but there is also scope for comparative analysis drawing on other parts of the global South. See details of the call here.

Two doctoral scholarships - The Human Economy Research Programme at the University of Pretoria invites applications for two doctoral scholarships commencing as soon as possible. The successful applicants will undertake research towards a doctoral degree contributing to one or other of the programme's current focus areas – 'Digital Finance: innovations and Implications' and 'Agrarian Reform, Markets and Food Distribution'. Given the programme's location, the emphasis is on researching these themes in Africa, but there is also scope for comparative analysis drawing on other parts of the global South. See details of the call here.

 

DFS LAB - Mojaloop Bootcamp Application

Deadline: February 14, 2019

The DFS Lab, in partnership with the Gates Foundation, is offering a group of leading technology and financial service companies an opportunity to work with the team behind the Mojaloop platform in a closed-door session to explore how Mojaloop can be used. The 5-day event will offer participants an in-depth look at the Mojaloop stack and an opportunity to prototype and build solutions in collaboration with the Mojaloop platform developers and DFS Lab mentors. We are looking forward to having you participate in the event!

Dates: April 8th-12th, 2019
Location: TBD Venue in Tanzania

Application details here: https://dfslab.net/apply

 

6th European Research Conference on Microfinance, June 3-5 in Paris

Deadline: February 15th, 2019

Submit a full paper or an extended abstract by clicking on the link: https://ercm2019.sciencesconf.org/user/submit

 

Call for Papers for Two Sessions on Financial Education - First International Conference of the Journal Scuola Democratica: "Education and Post-Democracy", June, 6-8, 2019 in Cagliari

Reflecting on the link between financial education and vulnerability: http://www.scuolademocratica-conference.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/A.04.-MOISO-REFRIGERI-RINALDI.pdf

Inclusion and citizenship: http://www.scuolademocratica-conference.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/A.11.-REFRIGERI.pdf

All proposals must be sent via the online form: http://www.scuolademocratica-conference.net/openconf/openconf.php

Abstracts deadline: February 28th, 2019.

 

 

 

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