Prince Claus Chair inaugural lecture by Khayaat Fakier

Connecting with care: Intra-south feminist engagements
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Professor Khayaat Fakier
Prince Claus Chairholder 2021-2023
Tuesday 24 May 2022, 16:00 - 17:00
Inaugural lecture
Spoken Language
Aula and via livestream
International Institute of Social Studies
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The new Prince Claus Chair holder, Dr Khayaat Fakier puts care at the centre of equity and development debates

As holder of the Prince Claus Chair, Dr Fakier will examine the issue of care in relation to equity and development policies. The two-year research project will examine how to build an ethics of care not only for people, but also for the environment. The aim of the research will be to see in what ways care work is ‘the alternative’ value to growth.

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PCC inaugural lecture by Professor Khayaat Fakier

PCC inaugural lecture by Professor Khayaat Fakier

Care work as the ‘the alternative’ value to growth

Working in collaboration with Dutch and international networks her research will seek to define how we can build equitable economies where care work and care-ful relationships with society and nature are central to social and cultural life. 

The analysis will specifically take into account local communities’ responses to the pandemic.

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The Prince Claus Chair in Equity and Development was established by Utrecht University and the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2003, and rotates annually between the two institutions.

The aim of the chair is to boost the career of outstanding young researchers from developing countries and to stimulate knowledge sharing. The universities wish to use the chair to advance research and education in the field of equity and development in accordance with the views and insights of Prince Claus.

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