Lecture: The Political Economy of Patriarchal Capitalism
Professor Nancy Folbre, Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Massachusetts
When: Thursday May 12th 4-6pm, followed by a drinks reception from 6-7pm
Where: Room Q014, Quinn Business School, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4
The IRC Equality Research Project team (UCD Equality Studies) in association with the UCD School of Economics invite you to a public lecture by Professor Nancy Folbre on The Political Economy of Patriarchal Capitalism.
Professor Nancy Folbre is one of the world’s most renowned feminist economists. She is currently Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has published numerous papers and books on feminist economic issues topics. Her work focuses on economics and the family, non-market work and the economics of care. Among her best known works are Greed, Lust & Gender: a history of economic ideas (2009, Oxford University Press), The Invisible Heart: economics and family values.(2001, New York: New Press) and Who Pays for the Kids?: gender and the structures of constraint (1994, London/New York: Routledge). In 1998, Professor Folbre received a five-year fellowship from the MacArthur Foundation, also referred to as the ‘genius grant’, for her research work.
On May 12th (for details see below) she will present an Invited Public lecture on The Political Economy of Patriarchal Capitalism, at University College Dublin (UCD) at the invitation of the Irish Research Council, Equality in Working, Learning and Caring Project, In this lecture Professor Folbre will explore the interface between political economy and feminist theory.
The event is being organised by the IRC Equality Research Project team (UCD Equality Studies) in association with the UCD School of Economics
This is a free, ticketed event. Please reserve a ticket online at: http://ircequality.eventbrite.ie