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Epistemologies of Care

Rethinking Global Political Economy 
Conference at the Amsterdam Law School, 4-6 December, 2019

Programme 

4 December 2019

14.30-15.00 Registration 

15.00-15.15  Opening Remarks 

                    Marija Bartl, Amsterdam Law School 

                    Jocelyn Olcott, History Department, Duke University 

15.15-17.oo Keynote Lecture: Accounting for Care 

                    Nancy Folbre, Faculty of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst

17.00-18.00 Drinks 

5 December 2019

10.00-12.00 Caring Governance - Governance of Care I 

Respondent: Jocelyn Olcott 

Jennifer Nedelsky, University of Toronto Law School, “What we learn from care and why everyone should                        do it”

Pascale Vielle, Faculty of Law, UC Louvain, “Care and Social Protection through an Ecofeminist Lens:                          Some Conceptual Issues” 

Marija Bartl, Amsterdam Law School and Kinanya Pijl, European University Institute
“Democratising Markets: Care and Non-extractive Economic Practices” 

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-15.00 Caring Governance - Governance of Care II

Respondent: Marija Bartl

Elena Gerasimova, International Labour Organisation
[2019 ILO report on care labor] 

Jocelyn Olcott, History Department, Duke University
“Encountering DAWN:  Global South Networks and the Civil Society 
Challenge to Neoliberalism in the United Nations”

Encarnación Gutierrez Rodríguez, Institute for Sociology, Justus-Liebig-Universität, Giessen
“Caring Common(s), Social Reproduction and Coloniality: Migration Policies and the Caring Economy” 

15.00-15.30 Coffee Break Lunch 

15.30-17.30 Measuring Care 

Respondent: Nancy Folbre 

Ara Wilson, Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, Duke University

[standards and metrics] 

Anju Paul, Social Sciences, Yale NUS College

[Global Care Index] 

Richard Itaman, Department of International Development, King’s College London

[computation of care work in SNA] 

6 December 2019

10.00-12.00 Migrant Labor and the Caring Economy

Respondent: Mahua Sarkar, Department of Sociology, Binghamton University 

Samita Sen, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge

“Single in the City: Women, Migration and Domestic Work in India” 

Mira Younes, University Paris 13

“Diverting reproductive labor, reinventing and politicizing care” 

Riikka Prattes, Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, Duke University

“...then I almost always have a guilty conscience.”  Visceral Knowing in the International Division of Reproductive Labor.

12.00-14.00 Working Lunch and Wrap Up 

Nancy Folbre, Faculty of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Mahua Sarkar, Department of Sociology, Binghamton University

Jocelyn Olcott, History Department, Duke University

Marija Bartl, Amsterdam Law School