Circle is a group of University of Maryland School
of Public Policy (SPP) students and faculty, formed in the
Fall of 1997, that seeks to
understand and promote just and sustainable development in both
poor countries and rich, and in relation between the two. Of
special concern are the ethical dimensions of development theory
and practice. All faculty and students in SPP and throughout the
University of Maryland, and those in the Washington area are
invited to attend and participate in the bi-weekly seminars.
For the remainder of the semester (Fall
2005), the Development Circle seminars will be held in
conjunction with the
The sessions will meet on Thursdays from 12:15 - 1:30 pm in
Munching Hall (Student/Community Lounge).
available, written papers are distributed a week before the
session. General discussion follows the guest speaker's 20-30
minute presentation. The International
Development Ethics Association (IDEA), a membership
association devoted to understanding and promoting ethics-oriented
development, is a co-sponsor of the seminar series.
information, please call or Email any person listed in the Contacts