prof.dr. (Wendy) W Harcourt

Biography

**Wendy Harcourt is Professor of Gender, Diversity and Sustainable Development at the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University in The Hague. ** She has published widely in critical development studies and feminst theory as well as feminist political ecology and has engaged in different gender and development networks over the years, including as Chair of Network Women in Development Europe and as Coordinator of the EU funded Innovative Training Network Wellbeing Ecology Gender and cOmmunity. Professor Harcourt joined the ISS in November 2011 after 23 years at the Society for International Development, Rome as Editor of the journal Development and Director of Programmes. She has edited 12 books and her monograph: 'Body Politics in Development: Critical Debates in Gender and Development' published by Zed Books in 2009, received the 2010 Feminist Women Studies Association Book Prize. She is series editor of both the Palgrave Gender, Development and Social Change and the ISS-Routledge Series on Gender, Development and Sexuality, a member of the International Governing Council of the Society for International Development as well as actively involved in gender and development journal boards and civil society networks. Her latest open access books are Contours of Feminist  Political Ecologies 2023

https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-031-20928-4

and Feminist Methodologies: Experiments, Collaborations and Reflections 2022 

https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-82654-3.

 

 

International Institute of Social Studies

Full professor | Academic staff unit
Email
harcourt@iss.nl
Room
I3-24
Location
Kortenaerkade 12, 's - Gravenhage

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Work

  • Agustina Solera, RV Rolando Vazquez, Khayaat Fakier, Wendy Harcourt & Rosalba Icaza Garza (2022) - Prince Claus Chair Postdoctoral Seminar Series. Building bridges with Latin American critical thought and experience
  • Agustina Solera, Wendy Harcourt & Khayaat Fakier (2022) - WEGO Retreat on Next Steps + Proposal Writing for WEGO+
  • Agustina Solera, Wendy Harcourt & Khayaat Fakier (2022) - Workshop and roundtable: Workshop Wangari-Maathai Women, peace and environment - Pangea/ WEGO/A Sud
  • Agustina Solera, Rosalba Icaza Garza, Wendy Harcourt, Khayaat Fakier & RV Rolando Vazquez (2022) - Prince Claus Chair Postdoctoral Seminar Series. Building bridges with Latin American critical thought and experience
  • Wendy Harcourt (2015) - Learning from changing ‘life worlds’: doing research on gender, environment, community, self
  • Wendy Harcourt (2015) - Global networking for gender equality and sustainable livelihoods
  • Wendy Harcourt (2015) - Feminist Political Ecology and the Economics of Care: ­ In search of Economic Alternatives
  • Wendy Harcourt (2015) - Development as a violation of body environment and community
  • Wendy Harcourt (2015) - Reclaiming Feminist Political Ecology in the Most Unlikely Places
  • Benjamin Radley, Juan David Parra Heredia, C Embido Bejeno, Wendy Harcourt, Christina Sathyamala, E Smidt, T Soukotta & Yazid Zahda (2015) - Development (Journal)

Cost Action

Start date approval
January 2023
End date approval
January 2026
Place
BRUSSELS
Description
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4390 AFES: Working towards the RP

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-4390-22-23

4226 Feminist Perspectives, Gender & Dev

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-4226-22-23

2101 The Making of Development

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-2101-22-23

4229 Global Political Ecology

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-4229-22-23

4354 Transitions for Social Justice Lab

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-4354-22-23

3105 Research Paper Preparation

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-3105-22-23

5401 Research Paper

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-5401-22-23

Major AFES

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-AFES-22-23

Board of Examiners

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-BOE-22-23

General Information

Year
2022
Course Code
ISSGENERAL-22-23

4150 Political Economy

Year
2022
Course Code
ISS-4150-22-23

News regarding prof.dr. (Wendy) W Harcourt

Feminist strategies to shift dominant knowledge systems

In this article, Wendy Harcourt investigates how feminist strategies can identify ways to make inroads into the Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainable Development Goals logo

New book sets out current debates in feminist political ecologies

Scholar-activists explore conversations within the evolving field of Feminist Political Ecology in the book 'Contours of Feminist Political Ecology'

Feminist Methodologies: Experiments, collaborations and reflections

Open source book offering reflections on how feminists shape research questions, understand positionality, share research results and produce feminist knowledge
Feminist Methodologies: Experiments, collaborations and reflections - cover

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