Economics Week

Book yourself onto two webinars in our Economics Week and get £10 off! 

The webinars during this week include Intersectionality and Economics 10.30am - 1pm on 12 June, and Elinor Ostrom & the Future of Community Power in the UK 2pm - 4.30pm on 16 June.

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Intersectionality and Economics

  • An introduction to intersectionality theory in relation to economics/the economy
  • Practical guidance on how and why to apply an intersectional lense to policy making
  • A chance to raise questions, make contact and discuss with others interested in intersectionality and economics
  • Inter-what.. are we even talking about?: Definitions and theoretical framework
  • Intersectionality in the context of economics/the economy: Why does it matter?
  • How can intersectional analysis serve as a tool to counter inequalities through policy making


Elinor Ostrom & the Future of Community Power in the UK

  • An overview of Ostrom’s work and legacy
  • An exploration of Ostrom’s lessons for communities and localities
  • An exercise to apply Ostrom’s insights into your campaigns for community power
  • An exercise on the implications for sustainable local economic development

Intersectionality and Economics

  • A theoretical grip of intersectionality and its relevance in the context of economics/policy design
  • An idea of how to apply intersectional analysis to policy making and its challenges
  • Recommendations for further reading and video material on all of the above and hopefully also some motivation to engage with it


Elinor Ostrom & the Future of Community Power in the UK

  • An understanding of why communities and neighbourhoods are capable of considerable internal trust and decision-making…
  • ...and how to help foster these desirable traits and make the most of them
  • The existing ways to give leverage to mobilised communities in England
  • The case for smaller-scale and more localised working in almost every area
  • An intellectually-grounded set of arguments to inform campaigns for community power

Intersectionality and Economics

Everyone who has an interest in/is puzzled by intersectionality in the context of economics – no prior knowledge required.


Elinor Ostrom & the Future of Community Power in the UK

  • Community organisers at any level
  • Mutual aid participants or leaders
  • VCSE workers or volunteers involved in community development or local public services
  • Parish and Town Council representatives
  • Heads/directors/section managers of internal transformation, community engagement, public services in local authorities
  • Front-line public servants who are interested in coproducing and collaborating with communities
  • Campaigners for democratic and political reform
  • Students interested in voluntarism or practical applications of Ostrom’s work in the UK

Intersectionality and Economics

Teresa Linzner is an experienced researcher with a background in economics and philosophy. As such she has covered topics ranging from philosophy of science, including philosophy of economics, to theories of justice, feminist philosophy and economics, as well as philosophy of language. Currently she is working at the Austrian charity VOLONTARIAT bewegt where she coordinates voluntary services in educational youth projects in the Global South. In the past she led not only on research but also on communications and campaigns at UK-based charity Promoting Economic Pluralism. She is an engaging workshop facilitator and always looking to explore topics from new angles as brought in by participants.


Elinor Ostrom & the Future of Community Power in the UK

Dr Simon Kaye has worked as a constituency organiser for a political party, a lecturer, an academic in some of London’s best universities, and has been working in think tanks for more than a decade. In 2018 he left academia to work full-time on policy, and he is now a Senior Policy Researcher at New Local, where his focus is on further developing the Community Paradigm workstream. In 2019 he published a major new report on the work of Elinor Ostrom and its wider implications for the UK, and co-authored an influential paper on the mutual aid groups that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic. He is based in London with his wife, his toddler, and two cats.


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