'Feminist political ecology and the economics of care'

Thursday 17 Jun 2021, 23:00 - 23:55
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Pre-conference lecture in the context of the 29th international conference of the International Association for Feminist Economists.

Caring for climate, caring for earth and caring for people should be at the centre of economic value, not at the margins. What is required is to build caring communities for change based on solidarity economies. Such economies would value care work in all areas of live with the creation of new job sectors and climate-friendly livelihoods which challenge the gendered composition of today's neoliberal, androcentric and capitalocentric economy.

In her lecture, Professor Wendy Harcourt will discuss how different notions of care from feminist political ecology, feminist economy and feminist degrowth profoundly challenge the neoliberal capitalist focus on growth, the free market and technological efficiency and the inadequate lip service paid to notions of gender, empowerment and inclusion. 

Note - The lecture will be in English with simultaneous Spanish interpretation.

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16:00 (Quito time)
23:00 (Amsterdam time)

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