Professor Dame Henrietta L. Moore

Professor Henrietta L. Moore is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity and the Chair in Culture Philosophy and Design at University College London (UCL). A leading global thinker on prosperity, Professor Moore challenges traditional economic models of growth arguing that to flourish communities, businesses and governments need to engage with diversity and work within environmental limits.

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In The Media

When it comes to Green Buildings, the solutions are ready to go

Commentary

The government has announced a £3bn stimulus for green buildings and for improving the energy efficiency of public buildings. At a time when we need the economy to deliver climate and social goals, this is welcome news. Currently, as much as 34% of the UK’s emissions come from buildings, in large part due to poor insulation.

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Towards a new progress story which redefines our relationship to nature

Commentary

The destruction of nature is the driving force of the current dominant progress story, which is why we need to change the story. As more roads were paved, cars bought, and airports built, economies grew, but so did the destruction of nature.

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Freedom to Create the Economy We Need

Commentary

The economic impact of the Covid-19 outbreak has been immense. There has been a worldwide call to action in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and many are calling for progressive policies to ‘build back better.’ The Global Solutions Summit 2020, this year taking place virtually, seeks policy responses to major global challenges addressed by the G20, the G7 and other global governance fora.

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Latest Research

Towards a shared prosperity: co-designing solutions in Lebanon’s spaces of displacement

Prosperity

This article argues that a citizen science and participatory planning approach to infrastructure can lead to significant outcomes for improving quality of life, as well as building pathways to shared prosperity in diverse urban environments.

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Understanding Prosperity in East London: Local Meanings and “Sticky” Measures of the Good Life

Prosperity

How prosperity is conceptualized and measured is more than an intellectual exercise. This is not simply because indicators and metrics have powerful knowledge and governance effects. Fields of action, and thereby possibilities for change, are limited or enabled by the concepts and language that citizens, policy makers, governments, and academics use to theorize, act on and measure prosperity.

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Ethiopian Dairy and Animal Health Policy Sector: A Stakeholders' Network Analysis

Africa

A multitude of actors with diverse interests are involved in the Ethiopian dairy and animal disease control policy field categorized under producers, processors, input suppliers, traders, support services, regulators, consumers and zoonotic disease control. Milk and meat producers, large or small, face problems of feed shortage, high price of improved feeds, animal diseases, land acquisition, getting legal status for holdings and lack of support services such as veterinary service, extension, business advices as well as waste management.

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Events

Prof. Henrietta Moore to speak at the Global Grand Challenges Summit 2019

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Professor Henrietta Moore, Founder and Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity, will moderate a panel on Future Cities at this year's Global Grand Challenges Summit, organised by the Royal Academy of Engineering

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After Progress: Decolonial Alternatives

Thursday 12 September, 2019

Professor Moore will speak at the After Progress symposium

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Books

Still Life Cover

Still Life: Hopes, Desires and Satisfactions

Henrietta L. Moore

This is the first book which examines the nature and significance of a feminist critique in anthropology.

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The Subject Of Anthropology

The Subject of Anthropology: Gender, Symbolism and Psychoanalysis

Henrietta L. Moore

Written not just for professional scholars and for students but for anyone with a serious interest in how gender and sexuality are conceptualized and experienced, this book is the most powerful and persuasive assessment to date of what anthropology has to contribute to these debates now and in the future.

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