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

Rules of Engagement

Commentary

Henrietta L Moore and Richard Sennett, two leading campaigners for global change, go head-to-head on the evolving relationship between culture, society and the city

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Professor Henrietta L. Moore speaks on Mary Douglas FBA for British Academy podcast Great Thinkers

Media

Professor Henrietta L. Moore joins Professor Richard Fardon on the British Academy podcast, Great Thinkers, to discuss eminent British social anthropologist Mary Douglas

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Money for nothing? There are better solutions than universal basic income

Commentary

Offering free and improved public services gives a better chance of prosperity for all, says professor Henrietta Moore

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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

After Progress: Decolonial Alternatives

Thursday 12 September, 2019

Professor Moore will speak at the After Progress symposium

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Shaping Horizons 2019

Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Professor Henrietta L. Moore will speak at Shaping Horizons 2019

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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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