Discipline of Gender and Women’s Seminar

Feb 10 2023 Posted: 13:09 GMT

Centre for Global Women’s Studies

Discipline of Gender and Women’s Studies

School of Political Science and Sociology

University of Galway  

In association with  

Teagasc & Dublin City University



Date: Wednesday, May 24, 11:30 - 12:30 (GMT)

G011, Hardiman Research Building, University of Galway, H91 REW4 or online via Zoom, link will be issued in advance of event to registered

The case for farmer cooperation: lessons from India and Europe


Dr Nata Duvvury, Director, Centre for Global Women’s Studies, University of Galway



Professor Bina Agarwal, University of Manchester Seminar  


Bina Agarwal is Professor of Development Economics and Environment at the Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, UK. She has been President of the International Society for Ecological Economics; President of the International Association for Feminist Economics; and visiting professor at Cambridge, Harvard, and Princeton. She holds several honorary doctorates.

Her over 100 academic papers and 13 books, include the award-winning book: A Field of One’s Own: Gender and Land Rights in South Asia (Cambridge University Press 1994); Gender and Green Governance (OUP, 2010) and Gender Challenges (OUP, 2016), a three-volume compendium of her selected papers. Her pioneering work on gender and land rights and on environmental governance has had global impact. In 2005 she led a successful civil society campaign to make India’s Hindu Inheritance law gender equal. She is currently working on group farming in Asia and Europe.

Agarwal’s many awards include a Padma Shri from India’s President; several book prizes; the Leontief Prize ‘for advancing the frontiers of economic thought’; the Louis Malassis International Scientist Prize for ‘an outstanding career in agricultural development,’ and the International Balzan Prize 2017. She is only the second woman from the Global South to win the Balzan prize since its inception in 1961. See also, www.binaagarwal.com.


Seminar information available here.

Registration via Eventbrite.