Events 2016

14 NOV, “The Knowledge Economy and Feminism after the Crisis”

The Knowledge Economy aMeeting “The Knowledge Economy and Feminism after the Crisis: A Discussion with Gender Scholars Sylvia Walby and Heidi Gottfried”

Date: Monday November 14, 2016, 15:00-17:00
Venue: Room 135, Main Building

Following the launch of the Japanese translation of Gendering the Knowledge Economy on Nov. 13 at the University of Tokyo, Sylvia Walby and Heidi Gottfried will visit Ochanomizu University to continue the discussion about developments in the gendering of the knowledge economy since the original publication date, especially the effects of the crisis on gender equality projects and the future of feminism. Following short statements summarizing some of their recent work (Walby 2015 Crisis, Polity Press; Gottfried 2013 Gender, Work and Economy, Polity Press) the format will turn to an open discussion with participants.

Karen Shire (Specially Appointed Professor, Institute for Global Leadership)
Naoko Oki (Project Lecturer, Institute for Global Leadership)

Students and the faculty at Ochanomizu University can attend this meeting.
Please send your name, affiliation, grade (if you are a student), email address, question to Sylvia Walby and Heidi Gottfried (if you have any) by email ( Naoko Oki, Institute for Global Leadership ).Please write “Apply for Nov. 14” in the title.
Deadline: November 12, Saturday, 23:59
Capacity: 30

Research Organization for the Promotion of Global Women’s Leadership
Co-sponsors: Institute for Global Leadership and Institute for Gender Studies, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan