Gender and COVID-19: a feminist economics lens

Hosted by the Department of Geography and Environment and Department of Gender Studies

Online public event


Professor Naila Kabeer

Professor Naila Kabeer


Professor Eric Neumayer

Professor Eric Neumayer

Join us for this first lecture in our new series organised in memory of Sylvia Chant which will be delivered by Naila Kabeer.

Professor Kabeer will use a feminist economic lens to analyse a range of different impacts associated with COVID-19 and to explore the kinds of policies that such a lens would suggest for a more resilient and equitable future. 

Meet our speaker and chair

Naila Kabeer (@N_Kabeer) is Professor of Gender and Development at the Department of Gender Studies and Department of International Development at LSE.

Eric Neumayer is Professor of Environment and Development and Pro-Director (PVC) Planning and Resources at LSE.

More about this event

The Sylvia Chant Lectures are organised in memory of Sylvia Chant, Professor of Development Geography.

The Department of Geography and Environment (@LSEGeography) is a centre of international academic excellence in economic, urban and development geography, environmental social science and climate change.

LSE Gender (@LSEGenderTweet) pioneers intersectional, interdisciplinary and transnational teaching and research, addressing the tenacity of gendered power relations and gendered inequalities in times of global transformations. Established in 1993, LSE Gender is the largest Department of Gender Studies in Europe.

This event forms part of LSE’s Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, a series of debates about the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSECOVID19

Podcast, Video & Slides

A podcast of this event is available to download from Gender and COVID-19: a feminist economics lens.

A shortcast (20 minute digested version) of this event is available to download at SHORTCAST | Gender and COVID-19: a feminist economic lens

A video of this event is available to watch at Gender and COVID-19: a feminist economics lens.

A PDF copy of the Powerpoint slides is available to download at Gender and COVID-19: a feminist economics lens (pdf).  

A link to the Feminist Economic Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic Special Issue of Feminist Economics (in press) ia available with open access until July 2021.

Editors: Naila Kabeer, Shahra Razavi and Yana Meulen Rodgers.

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