- Tuesday 24 May 2022, 16:00 - 17:00
- Inaugural lecture
- Spoken Language
- Aula and via livestream
- International Institute of Social Studies
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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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.