An FPE Dialogue on Re-thinking age, generation and population

This feminist dialogue will explore how Feminist Political Ecology (FPE) scholarship is engaging with ideas of age and generation. It is the last of a series of FPE dialogues held by WEGO-ITN around Europe on-line and in person in 2021 and 2022. It is the last of a series of FPE dialogues held by WEGO-ITN around Europe on-line and in person in 2021 and 2022. In the first half of the meeting, Nanako Nakamura (RSO-WUR/WEGO) and Constance Dupuis (ISS, EUR/WEGO) will present a dialogue looking at how ideas of ageing and generation travel and change in different contexts by drawing on research in Japan and Uruguay respectively. Nanako works with post-capitalist ideas and community economies thinking in a rural context while Constance is in conversation with decolonial feminisms and FPE understandings of place. They will be engaging the audience through telling stories from their research to show how FPE does research differently. In the second part of the dialogue, Milja Fenger (ISS, EUR/WEGO) will invite people to join her in exploring controversies around population based on her creative use of dialogue and theatre.

Time: 15:00 to 17:00 17 May 2022
Place: Seeuwenborch B0076, WUR Wageningen

Follow the link to the event here.

We extend a warm extend a warm welcome to participants from WUR, ISS, other Dutch universities and feminist networks.

Programme

Facilitation by Chizu Sato

15:00- 15.10    Wendy Harcourt opens introduces WEGO and the FPE dialogues
15:10- 15.55    Stories of aging – Constance Dupuis and Nanako Nakamura
15:55-16.10     Reflections – Bettina Bock (WUR)
16.10- 16:15    Short break
16:15- 16.45    Exploring controversies around population – Milja Fenger
16:45- 17.00   Reflections by Khayaat Fakier
17:00                  Discussions with the participants

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