LIDC-DTC Seminar Series: Gender and Development
08/03/2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Speaker: Dr Jasmine Gideon and Dr Suneetha Kadiyala
This is part of theUndertanding Development Seriesthat aims to bring two perspectives on one development issue.
The seminar falls on International Women’s Day and Gender Day #IWD2016 #GenderDay
Dr Jasmine Gideon is aSenior Lecturer in Development Studies BBKwith a specific focus on the gendered political economy of health in Latin America. She has a PhD and an MSc in Development Studies and a BA (Hons) in History.Most recently she has been involved in an UNRSID research project on migration and health in China and the UNU WIDER project on Aid for Gender Equality. Herresearch is centered on the gendered political economy of health and is specifically focused on three central elements: gender and health, globalization and development and transnational migration and health.
Dr Suneetha Kadiyala,Senior Lecturer in Nutrition-Sensitive Development, LSHTMisa nutritionist with research interests focusing on theintersection between agriculture/food systems and food security, health(HIV) and nutrition. She is a core faculty member of theLeverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH).She is the Principal Investigator of IMMANA(Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions), DFID?s partnership to stimulate the development and application of scientifically sound methods and metrics in agriculture, health and nutrition research.