Early Career Academic Winter School on “Social Policy in Developing Contexts”
The specific objectives of the workshop are:
- create space for early career social sciences researchers to explore areas of synergy and tension in the conceptual, methodological and ‘applied’ aspects of their disciplines;
- facilitate critical reection and learning on the growing signicance of impact in research, and the need to build effective, productive and ethical research partnerships to engage with this agenda;
- create space for social sciences researchers to reect on the growing signicance of engaging
in inter and cross disciplinary research, illustrated in the Global Challenges Research agenda;
- examine innovative approaches to emerging social issues in the Global South such as human
well-being, welfare, equality, capabilities, freedom and inclusive growth, and explore how these
might be best addressed through research;
- examine the challenges of quantitative and qualitative research in terms of data accessibility
and analysis in India
- discuss recent developments in Indian welfare state in terms of universalisation citizen cards,
health insurance, pensions and social security provisions.
- analyse the developments in health insurance policies and approaches in India
- emphasis on mixed methods in the policy studies
- facilitate networking and promote new partnerships.