Sessions subject to change.
All activities will occur at the Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Governance.
Friday July 13
1:30pm Welcome and Opening Remarks
- Welcome and Introduction, Scott Schieman
- Greetings from the RC representatives (RC19: Daniel Beland; RC15: Stephanie Short)
- Greeting from Ito Peng, Director of The Centre for Global Social Policy
- Introduction to the Symposium’s Program from the MC, Ito Peng
2:00pm Opening Plenary: Gender, Health and Care in the Global Context: Issues, Debates and Agenda
- Daniel Beland (University of Saskatchewan, Sociology & Public Policy)
- Pat Armstrong (York University)
- Sonya Michel (University of Maryland, History)
Saturday July 14
Continental breakfast will be provided.
9:00am Session 1
Sociology & Comparative Social Policies: Emergent research on organizations and policies related to health and care.
- Joe Harris (Boston University): “Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism”
- Arjumand Siddiqui (University of Toronto Public Health: Epi): “Insights from Examining the Health Impacts of Social Assistance Policies in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom”
10:00am Session 2:
Social movements & Cultural processes
- Blake Poland (University of Toronto Public Health): “Social movements as global health allies: unpacking the potential and the practice”
- Erica DiRuggerio (University of Toronto Public Health): “Unpacking Sociopolitical and Cultural Contextual Influences in Global Health”
11:00am Session 3:
Quantification of global mental health (i.e. metrics) and coloniality
- China Mills (University of Sheffield): “Quantification of Global Mental Health and Coloniality”
- Monica Casper (University of Arizona): “Materiality & Maternal Health”
12:00pm Lunch will be provided.
1:00pm Session 4:
Transnational Care Migration
- Ito Peng (University of Toronto): “Caregiving and Migration in a Global Context”
- Cynthia Cranford (University of Toronto): “Tensions and Alliances in Migrant Care Work”
- Rachel Silvey (University of Toronto):
- Liu Hong (Fudan Univerity): “Migrating to care in changing norms: Identity negotiation and relationship building among care workers in urban China.”
2;00pm Session 5:
- Nicola Burns (Lancaster University): “Disability, Migration & Health”
- Hannah Bradby (Uppsala University, Sweden): “Statutory health and social care provision for mobile populations”
- Rebecca Farber (Boston University): ” Beyond Borders of Sex, Gender, and Nation: Towards a Sociology of (Trans)national Health”
3:30pm Meet the Authors
Chair: Daniel Beland
- Sonya Michel and Ito Peng eds. 2017. Gender, Migration, and the Work of Care: A Multi-Scalar Approach to the Pacific Rim
- Shiri Noy (University of Wyoming , Sociology): Banking on Health: The World Bank and Health Sector Reform in Latin America (2017)