LSE Department of International Development – January 2024 news
Professor Naila Kabeer noted alongside Karl Marx in books to read
Professor Naila Kabeer’s book Reversed Realities has been listed as one of eight notable non-fiction texts to help unravel some global complexities, according to Professor Benjamin Selwyn. The article in The Guardian, also notes Karl Marx’s Capital, Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth, and Amartya Sen’s Development as Freedom in the list.
Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley visits LSE
Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley delivered a lecture at LSE in December, in an event organised by Oxfam, the International Inequalities Institute, and the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity. PM Mottley spoke alongside Barbados’ Poet Laureate Esther Phillips to call for global reparations and advocate for the healing and redemptive power of honest conversations about slavery.
Dr Sohini Kar on farmer debt in India
Dr Tine Hanrieder on WHO consultants and opacity
Dr Tine Handrieder co-authored an article for Piedras De Papel with Dr Julian Eckl about the problems of conflict in interest and opacity that often arise between WHO and their constants.
Norms that matter: exploring the distribution of women’s work between income generation, expenditure-saving and unpaid domestic responsibilities in India. Deshpande, Ashwini and Kabeer, Naila (2024) World Development, 174. ISSN 0305-750X