Reimagining Capitalism? or Enacting Post-Capitalist Practices?
Event Type: In-Person
Speaker: Katherine Gibson, Harvard University
About the Speaker:
Katherine Gibson is a Professorial Research Fellow in the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University and the 2022 Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Visiting Professor of Australian Studies, Harvard University. She is an economic geographer with an international reputation for innovative research on economic transformation and over 30 years’ experience of working with communities to build resilient economies. As J.K. Gibson-Graham, the collective authorial presence she shares with the late Julie Graham (Professor of Geography, University of Massachusetts Amherst), her books include The End of Capitalism (As We Knew It): A Feminist Critique of Political Economy (Blackwell 1996) and A Postcapitalist Politics (University of Minnesota Press, 2006). Her most recent books are Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities, co-authored with Jenny Cameron and Stephen Healy (University of Minnesota Press, 2013), Making Other Worlds Possible: Performing Diverse Economies, co-edited with Gerda Roelvink and Kevin St Martin (University of Minnesota Press, 2015), Manifesto For Living in the Anthropocene, co-edited with Deborah Bird Rose and Ruth Fincher (Punctum Press, 2015) andThe Handbook of Diverse Economies (Edward Elgar, 2020) co-edited with Kelly Dombroski. She is a founding member of the Community Economies Collective.