Political Ecology of Gender

On Friday 6th March, the Women’s Studies Mst at the University of Oxford are pleased to invite you to a lecture by Dr Lisa Schipper on the political ecology of gender in the climate crisis. The talk will be split into lecture and discussion, with time for questions.

Dr Lisa Schipper is an Environmental Social Science Research Fellow at the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford. Her work focuses on adaptation to climate change in developing countries, and looks at gender, religion and culture to understand what drives vulnerability. She has lived and worked in Central and South America, East and West Africa and South and Southeast Asia. Lisa is currently Co-ordinating Lead Author of Chapter 18 of the Working Group 2 contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (‘Climate Resilient Development Pathways’). She is co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Climate and Development (Taylor and Francis) and member of the editorial board of the journals World Development Perspectives (Elsevier) and Global Transitions: Health Transitions (KeAi).

This event will be held in the Colin Matthews Room in Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6GG. The room is fully accessible, here is further information for those with access needs: www.accessguide.ox.ac.uk/radcliffe-humanities