Feminism, economy, and political imagination | ReSES ID Seminar Hanna Ylöstalo, Mattias Lehtinen
- Finnish Cultural Foundation
We are happy to invite you to our next ReSES ID Seminar featuring a talk by Hanna Ylöstalo on “Feminism, economy, and political imagination”. In this talk, Ylöstalo will discuss feminist views on the economy and economic policy, and the growing need for envisaging more socially and ecologically sustainable social formations. Mattias Lehtinen will provide a commentary, after which there is plenty of time for open discussion.
The vexing problems we are facing right now, such as the global climate emergency, war, political disenchantment and seismic social inequalities, underline the need to envisage more socially and ecologically sustainable social formations. Yet, it seems increasingly difficult to articulate political alternatives and organise collective action beyond the prevailing contours of “capitalist realism”. The lecture discusses feminist perspectives to the economy and economic policies. It invigorates collective political imagination by showing that there are alternatives to existing economic formations and policies. These alternatives are not only imaginable, but exist already, in the here and now. The lecture focuses especially on the role of care and social reproduction in the economy and social change.
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September 27, 2023, 10:00am UTC
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