Almaz Zelleke, professor of Practice in Political Science at NYU Shanghai, and member of the FRIBIS team UBI and Gender, holds a keynote at the FRIBIS Annual Conference 2023 on the 09th of October.
Title: Toward a Gender-Inclusive Social Policy State
Time: 09.10.2023, 01:30-03:00 p.m. (CEST)
Place: Hybrid (Onsite: HS 1221, KG1 / Online: Zoom-Link)
Abstract: The Keynote will focus on how to think about the implementation of a gender-inclusive basic income in a specific society. The special interests addressed in this talk refers to the gendered features of existing social policy programs, the particular interests they serve, and the political resistance, which will also be applicable to efforts aimed at implementing a basic income. This presentation seeks to propose a research and strategic agenda for theorists, policymakers, and activists who are interested in introducing a basic income in their own countries.
Bio: Prof. Dr. Almaz Zelleke is a Professor of Practice in Political Science at NYU Shanghai. She specializes in UBI, including gender, political theory and public policy, feminist political theory, and comparative political economy. Her articles on basic income, distributive justice, welfare policy, and feminist political theory have been published in Basic Income Studies, Political Quarterly, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, Policy and Politics, Review of Social Economy, Journal of Socio-Economics, and Political y Sociedad. Lives in NYC, USA.