Crisis, Economy and Global Health
09:20 – 10:00 Public health, gender and the political economy of bad ideas: the case of austerity in times of economic crisis by Ben Rosamond, Professor of Political Science, University of Copenhagen
10:00 – 10:10 Q&A
10:10 – 10:30 Fika
10:30 – 11:10 Approaching crisis from the perspective of social work by Carin Caudra, Associate Professors of Social Work, Malmö University
11:10 – 11:20 Q&A
11:20 – 12:00 Short presentation by Vasna Ramasar and discussion about the intersections between health, economy and crisis
In this seminar we will engage with the notions and material realities of crisis in relation to health and the economy. Particular attention will be paid to questions of gender as we celebrate International Women's Day on 08 March and acknowledge that crisis, economy and health are deeply nter-twinned with struggles of women and issues of gender inequality.
Ben Rosamond is Professor of Political Science and Deputy Director of the Centre for European Politics at the University of Copenhagen. He works at the intersection of international political economy and uropean studies, with a particular focus on the role of economic ideas in shaping contemporary economic governance. Recent work has focused on the politics of ‘deficit fetishism’, the political economy of Brexit and theorizing European disintegration. He is founding co-editor of the journal Comparative European Politics and coeditor of the Handbook of the Politics of Brexit (Routledge, 2018). Carin Cuadra is associate professor in social work at Malmö University, Department of social work. Her interests involves distribution of security and welfare, precarity, risk and vulnerability. Her current project involves the role of local social services in disaster management and in the Swedish contingency system.
Seminar Organisers: Annika Bergman Rosamond and Vasna Ramasar
Note: the seminar is open to the public