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January 2019

A bit of Japan in Osnabrück

04-01-2019 @ 18:00 - 20:00
the university guest house, Lürmannstrasse 33
Osnabrück, Germany
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Kari Tsushima (Kyoto,Japan) will present: A Precarity of Need Interpretation for Dependency Workers in Japan. Her presentation includes ‘Dependency Work and Transparent Self’ by Eva Feder Kittay; the Payment Gap between workers and volunteers; and the Japanese Welfare Reform in 1990s. She will address these topics through Need interpretation by Nancy Fraser, the five care phases by Joan Tronto and Precarity by Judith Butler. More informatiom can be obtained from Mrs Jorma Heier (see below for contact details).

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PhD workshop by Joan Tronto – Care in Neoliberal, Nordic welfare states

Roskilde University, Universitetsvej 1 Building 25.1
Roskilde, 4000 Denmark
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The Nordic welfare states are usually assigned the status of gender equal states, where full time paid work can be combined with motherhood (and daughterhood). This has been based upon large parts of care as a responsibility of the state and professionalization of care for pre-school children, sick and elderly. However, decades of neo-liberalism in terms of marketization, self-responsibilizing and increasing reliance on volunteering have had effects upon welfare professionals and those traditionally considered vulnerable. Tronto will address how care…

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Enactivism and care ethics

09-01-2019 @ 17:00 - 20:00
Westerberg Campus, Barbarastraße 22c, building No. 93, room 93/E31
Osnabrück, Germany
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Early January an interesting presentation will be organised in Osnabrück, Germany: Enactivism and care ethics - Foregrounding the relational domain, by Petr Urban (Prag, Czech) See also an interview with Petr Urban here

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February 2019

European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Edinburgh 2019

13-02-2019 - 15-02-2019
£225 – £325

The Centre for Creative Relational Inquiry (CCRI) fosters qualitative research that is situated, positioned, context-sensitive, personal, experience-near, and embodied; research that embraces the performative and the aesthetic; research that engages with the political, the social, and the ethical; research that problematizes agency, autonomy, and representation; research that cherishes its relationship with theory, creating concepts as it goes; research that is dialogical and collaborative; and research that is explicit and curious about the inquiry process itself.

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March 2019

Blurring Boundaries: Rethinking Gender and Care Augsburg Germany

13-03-2019 - 15-03-2019

The interdisciplinary Bavarian Research Association ForGenderCare invites authors to submit abstracts for the conference. Call for Abstracts by August 31 New employment patterns, pluralized family forms, changing gender roles, altered conceptions of maternity and paternity, changed family care networks and the professionalization of hitherto rather privately organized care practices make it necessary to rethink care and its social organization. For more information get the Pdf-Download: CfP: Blurring Boundaries: Rethinking Gender and Care See also the Conference website  

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June 2019

Second Global Network Summit Toronto Call for papers

09-06-2019 - 11-06-2019
University of Toronto, Hart House
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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The Carework Network is an international organization of scholars and advocates who focus on the caring work of individuals, families, communities, paid caregivers, social service agencies and state bureaucracies. Care needs are shifting globally with changing demographics, disability movements, and climate change driven environmental crises. Its mission is to address critical issues related to carework, such as how identities influence carework; how inequality structures carework; how caring work is recognized and compensated; how state policies influence the distribution of care;…

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