Gender in an Age of Global Care Crisis Conference

Day 1

08:45 – 09:30 Registration in the NLT Foyer

09:25 – 09:30 Welcome and Housekeeping Notes from Hub Convenors, Rachel Murphy and Man-Yee Kan

09:30 – 10:20
Key Note Lecture 1: Rhacel Salazar Parreñas,: Doris Stevens Chair and Professor of Sociology and Gender and Sexuality Studies,
Princeton University: Care and Migration (introduced by Rachel Murphy)

10:20 – 11:10
Key Note Lecture 2: Sharmila Rudrappa, Professor of Sociology and Director of South Asia Institute, University of Texas: Catastrophe and Caring (introduced by Man-Yee Kan)

11:10 – 11:30 Tea and Coffee break, Hilda Besse Foyer Posters exhibited

11:30 – 13:00 Panel One: The Concept and Value of Care
Chair: Mary Daly (Oxford)
Seonwoo Yoon (Oxford): Unpacking Vocabularies of Care in a Social Policy Context: A Review of the Literature.
Carolin Deuflhard (Humboldt): Divergent Rhythms of Motherhood.
Ekaterina Hertog (Oxford), Netta Weinstein (Reading) and Jun Zhao (Oxford): The Data Driven Parent: A Critical Approach to the Use and Misuse of Digital Monitoring Technologies in Family Life.
Chigusa Yamaura (Oxford): The Values of Childcare in a Shrinking Japan.

13:00 – 14:00 Buffet Lunch, Buttery

14:00 – 16:00 Panel Two: Motherhood and Family Care Practices in East Asia
Chair: Hsin-Chieh Chang (Fudan)
Aya Kitamura (Tsuda): Caring for the Family and Caring for the Nation: The Childcare Crisis and Conflated Burdens on Families and Mothers in Neoliberal Japan.
Lisa Eklund (Lund): Educational Desire and a New Ethics of Care in the Urban Chinese Family.
Marion Lagadic (Oxford): Cycling through a Care Crisis? The case of Tokyo’s Mamachari Mothers.
Xiaorong Gu (Suffolk): A Mother Has to Be Strong! Narrating the ‘Strong Motherhood’ in China’s Online Autism Community.

16:00 – 16:15 Tea and Coffee break, Hilda Besse Foyer Posters exhibited

16:15 – 18.15 Panel Three: Time, Work, and Women’s Caregiving
Chair: Man Yee-Kan (Oxford)
Carolyne Njihia, Daniel Musya and Silvia Vundi (St Paul’s University, Kenya): Care Responsibility as a Factor Contributing to Everyday Violence for Trader Women in Mathare Slums, Kenya.
Niyathi Krishna (LSE/RGNIYD): Domestic Penalty and the Tripartite Work: An Exploratory Study on the Work-Life Balance Perception of Middle-Class Working Mothers in Kerala, India.
Ruchira Sen and T.S. Kavita Rajeshwari (O.P. Jindal Global University): Self-Care and Community Care by Indian Women: Materiality and Time Use.
Marion Lieutaud (Edinburgh) and Paul Segal (KCL): The Rich, the Poor and the Cleaners: A Multinational Comparison of Domestic Service and Inequality.

Day 2

9.00 – 10.30 Panel Four: Masculinity and Care
Chair: Mary Zhang (Oxford)
Alicia Barry and Susanne Choi (Chinese University of Hong Kong): Masculinity and Care –Reconceptualization for Selective Incorporation.
Majda Hrženjak (The Peace Institute, Slovenia): The Interplay of Structural and Identity Factors in Men’s Professional Care.
Agnieszka Kościańska (Warsaw) and Agata Ignaciuk (Granada): Is Catholic Masculinity the Answer?

10.30 – 11.00 Tea and Coffee Break, Hilde Besse Foyer Posters exhibited

11.00-13.00 Panel Five: Migration and Care
Chair: Chigusa Yamaura (Oxford)
Alejandro Marquez (South Florida): Deter-care Chain: How the State Creates and the Immigrant Rights Movement Addresses the Migrant Care Crisis on the US-Mexico Border.
Matt Withers (Australian National University) : Lost in Space (and Time): Transnational Care and the Intimate Chronoimmobilities of Pasifika Guestworkers in Australia.
Lyudmyla Corney (Lund): Between Family, Politics and Economy: Adult Migrants in Sweden Maintaining Long-distance Care with their Stay-Behind Parents.
Rachel Murphy (Oxford) and Wu Gao Hui (Zhongnan): How and Why do Some Migrant Mothers Digitally Monitor Their Children in China?