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Henrietta Chairs "Re-imagining Urban Livelihoods" Session at KNOW CONFERENCE: The Future of Urban Equality - Knowledge, Partnerships And Pathways In Action

Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Re-imagining urban livelihoods through community-led research and capacity building on prosperity and collective enterprise development.

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WIG Webinar: Virtual panel on Sustainable and Regenerative Agriculture: a Cross-sector Perspective w. Prof Gideon Henderson, CSA, Defra

Wednesday 26 January, 2022

As organisations across the sectors are looking ahead to implementing the commitments around biodiversity and climate change resilience made at COP26, we are delighted to convene this expert panel exploring the UK's approach to sustainable and regenerative agriculture.

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Think 7 (T7) Inception Conference 2022 - Strengthening Social Cohesion

Friday 12 July, 2024

The Think7 (T7) engagement group is as part of the German G7 Presidency 2022. The Inception Conference will kick off the work of the T7. It is a digital event which took place in January 2022.

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Clean Growth Leadership Network - Reflecting on a year of chaos; re-imagining the road ahead

Thursday 16 December, 2021

The Clean Growth Leadership Network (CGLN) in partnership with the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) will reflect on climate change developments, COP26, Covid-19 and where to go from here if we are to build societal resilience and prosperity in an age unprecedented global change.

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Fourth Annual Women in Macroeconomics Conference: Who is the 'individual' in Macroeconomics?

Thursday 9 December, 2021

It is to investigate what we mean by the ‘individual’ in macroeconomics, particularly when considering gendered roles and identities. If the existing macroeconomic methodology reflects modelling convenience, then what is the alternative? Does this alien caricature of an individual influence how women see macroeconomics, and might this perhaps account for lack of representation of women in the discipline? How can we do macroeconomics while taking full account of our multiple identities as real human beings?

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APPG on Limits to Growth-Rebuilding Prosperity

Thursday 29 April, 2021

"We cannot hope to level up and deal with the growing divide in poverty and prosperity until we cure our fetish for GDP, accept the failure of current policy making and stem the decline in civic and political participation"

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Symposium on Systemic Recovery

Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Professor Henrietta L. Moore speaks at the symposium on systemic recovery, a 2-day virtual Symposium of four sessions from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, The Fields Institute and Rebuilding Macroeconomics.

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Climate Exp0 Conference

Monday 17 May, 2021

Professor Henrietta L. Moore will present: "Grassroots visions of prosperity for a sustainable future"

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Beyond Coronavirus: How Does the World Recover?

Thursday 13 May, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to host Professor Henrietta Moore, Founder and Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity, UCL, to deliver a keynote address ‘Beyond Coronavirus: How Does The World Recover?'.

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Rethinking planetary prosperity: are we measuring what we value?

Thursday 3 June, 2021

Professor Henrietta L. Moore in conversation with Professor Sir Charles Godfray will explore issues raised by the Dasgupta Report on the Economics of Biodiversity. How will this report drive change in the future? A social science perspective on the issues that are usually over-looked by economists and natural scientists.

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New Conversations New Connections

Thursday 18 March, 2021

The foundations of the UK’s modern social security system were established in 1942, with the aim of alleviating the great social challenges faced by communities, families and individuals whose lives and experiences were very different to their modern-day contemporaries. 80 years on, far too many people do not receive the basic support they need from the welfare system.

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Working Through Crisis conference

Monday 22 March, 2021

The historical placement of research questions is key for the people whose lives and livelihoods are at stake and requires a critical response from researchers. In a context like Lebanon, research and researchers must continuously re-position their inquiries and convictions to respond to a continually changing geography.

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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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Shaping Horizons 2019

Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Professor Henrietta L. Moore will speak at Shaping Horizons 2019

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Rebuilding Macroeconomics: Second Annual Conference

Friday 20 September, 2019

Professor Henrietta L. Moore will speak at Rebuilding Macroeconomics' Second Annual Conference

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IAS Talking Points Seminar: Self-Devouring Growth - A Planetary Parable

Thursday 16 May, 2019

This talk, like the book from which it is drawn, calls into question the imperative of economic growth, tracing the unintended consequences of escalating consumption. Using a series of linked cases of successful economic growth in Botswana as a model (water, roads, and cattle), it shows how insatiable growth, predicated on consumption, will inevitably overwhelm, a process I term self-devouring growth.

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Dialogues in Urban Equality #8 - Re-thinking Prosperity

Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Professor Moore will speak at the "Dialogues in Urban Equality" series on 19 March 2019

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Institutions of Globalisation Workshop

Thursday 7 June, 2018

Recently, Professor Henrietta Moore participated in a Rebuilding Macroeconomics workshop on The Institutions of Globalisation. Rebuilding Macroeconomics is a Network started by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.

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University of Leuven Inaugural Anthropology Lecture 2017

Tuesday 26 September, 2017

To celebrate the opening of the new academic year, the social and cultural anthropology programme of the Leuven Faculty of Social Sciences has invited Professor Henrietta Moore to deliver the 2017 inaugural anthropology lecture.

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Queer Wars at the UCL Festival of Culture

Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Why have sexuality and gender identity become so vexed an issue between and within nations? How best to advocate for change? This panel session will reflect on more than four decades of LGBT activism and writing about queer history, life and politics.

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Henrietta Moore at ECOSOC Conference 2016

Monday 2 May, 2016

Henrietta Moore will be speaking at the UN Economic and Social Council Integration Segment conference on 2-4 May 2016 in New York City

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Defra Science Advisory Council

Saturday 27 February, 2016

Professor Moore has begun her appointment as a member of the Science Advisory Council for the UK Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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Development and Prosperity: discussing the post-2015 agenda at the Development Studies conference

Saturday 1 November, 2014

Henrietta L. Moore will speak at the opening plenary on the relationship between prosperity and development at the Development Studies annual conference on Saturday, 1st November 2014.

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Signs of the Times: Anthropology, Undecidability and Politics

Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Henrietta L. Moore delivered the 50 year anniversary lecture to celebrate the establishment in 1964 of the Department of Social Anthropology (SAI) at the University of Oslo. SAI is the largest anthropological department in Scandinavia and has been an important arena and starting point for the Norwegian anthropological tradition.

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Making Scientific Capacity in Africa: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

Friday 13 June, 2014

This two-day workshop will elicit and discuss questions such as these by bringing together leading actors of major capacity-building programmes with social scholars of science, technology and medicine in Africa. This conversation between the sciences, social sciences and humanities should allow a critical examination of capacity, but also invites the elaboration of new ways of sharing concerns, knowledge and analytical tools across disciplinary and institutional groups

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Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Encounters are central in the ways that personal and everyday life are lived, in all their complexity and nuance. Even fleeting encounters can matter profoundly, and can speak to the multi-layered nature of the experience of living. Encounters can be lenses for and animations of our ways of knowing the world. Encounters enliven debate and argument about where such knowledge comes from, how it gains potency and vitality, and about what kinds of attentiveness to the world we need to use in creating it.

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Hell’s Angels

Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Film directors Charles Sturridge and Sally El Hosaini, leading anthropologist Henrietta Moore, and Somerset Maugham Prize-winner Marcel Theroux imagine heaven and hell at “How the Light Gets In”, the Philosophy and Music Festival at Hay 2013.

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TEDxOxbridge: “Timeless Ideas”

Saturday 1 June, 2013

Join Henrietta L. Moore at this year’s TEDxOxbridge event, themed “Timeless Ideas”, exploring the ideas and initiatives that have stood strong throughout the evolution of our society.

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Tea, Cake and Philosophy @ Hay Festival 2013

Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Are new forms of aesthetic delight on the rise, and if so, what will be the consequences for our culture? Join screenwriter Marcel Theroux and Henrietta L. Moore in the pavilion for tea, cake and a continuation of the the conversation from the Hay Festival-debate “The New Beautiful” (earlier on the same day).

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On Disruption

Thursday 30 May, 2013

We try to avoid it, we resent it, and we fear it: disruption is seen as deviation and mutation. Why? Henrietta L. Moore pleads for the defence at “How the Light Gets In”, the Philosophy and Music Festival at Hay 2013.

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The Art of Being Lost

Thursday 30 May, 2013

Director of Shackleton, Charles Sturridge, writer and documentary maker Polly Morland and leading anthropologist Henrietta Moore imagine a mapless existence at “How the Light Gets In”, the Philosophy and Music Festival at Hay 2013.

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Personal Matters: Intimacy and Exclusion in Africa and Europe

Thursday 8 March, 2012

The talk will discuss recent mass protests over gay marriage in France, LGBT activism in Uganda and circumcision in Kenya in relation to public debate and national politics.

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Tomorrow’s Fantasies

Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Fantastical novelists Nick Harkaway and Justina Robson and Henrietta L. Moore imagine a brave new world.

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‘Holy Quarks’ Symposium @ Wellcome Collection

Saturday 3 December, 2011

In her talk entitled ‘Technologies of Enchantment: Magic, world and being’ Henrietta L. Moore discusses why humans have need for mystery and enchantment to make sense of life, how the world works and what makes us who we are.

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What’s in an event?

Friday 4 November, 2011

On 4 November 2011 Henrietta L. Moore talked about ‘What’s in an Event’ at the 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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Laughing out Loud: Art, Culture and Fantasy

Friday 12 July, 2024

Henrietta L. Moore talks about ‘Laughing Out Loud: Art, Culture, and Fantasy’ @ the ‘Fantasy and Markets’ – Conference at Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University, NY

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How The Light Gets In

Friday 27 May, 2011

When we extend ourselves into the virtual where do we, ourselves, end? With endless new capacities to animate our intentions beyond the body, leading anthropologist Henrietta Moore proposes this is far more than projection.

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The Ethical Imagination and the World We Share

Monday 4 April, 2011

Lecture held at the Departments of Anthropology and African Studies at Stanford University, CA, USA.

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The Purpose and Perception of Public Art

Thursday 19 May, 2011

Henrietta Moore will discuss the pupose and perception of public art at the International Symposium on the Fate of Public Art co-hosted by UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and Cergy-Pontoise, 19-20 May 2011 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

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Live Webcast of ‘Smart Users and Social Networks. What’s Happening in Africa and Asia?’

Tuesday 28 September, 2010

There will be a live webcast of Professor Moore’s discussion on ‘Smart Users and Social Networks. What’s Happening in Africa and Asia?’

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Smart Users and Social Networks. What’s Happening in Africa and Asia?

Sunday 28 February, 2010

On 28 September 2010 Professor Moore will discuss ‘Smart Users and Social Networks. What’s Happening in Africa and Asia?’ at the ‘Web Science: A New Frontier’-meeting at the Royal Society in London.

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Cultural Empathy, Identity and the Fear of the Other

Thursday 20 May, 2010

How should minorities be integrated in a host nation? Is there an ideal method for a society to integrate individuals from ethnic, religious or sexual minorities? Henrietta L. Moore discusses 'Cultural Empathy, Identity and the Fear of the Other' with Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies of Oxford University and founder of the European Muslims Network think tank.

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21st Century Challenges: How global crises provide the opportunity to transform the world

Saturday 6 February, 2010

Public debate, marking the launch of LSE Global Governance; other speakers: Professor Lord Anthony Giddens, Professor David Held, Professor Mary Kaldor, Professor Danny Quah - February 2010

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What is culture for?

Friday 27 February, 2009

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