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Prof. Henrietta L. Moore

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The Bartlett, 31 Mar 2015 [cached]
A bold bid to uncover an alternative to the current failed model of economic growth is being launched by UCL via the establishment of a new Institute for Global Prosperity, led by the renowned anthropologist Professor Henrietta L. Moore.
Professor Henrietta Moore (UCL Institute for Global Prosperity) discusses which policies could help reduce poverty and potentially end it within a generation. Listen: BBC World Service 'Business Daily' (from 9 mins 50 secs)
UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, 1 Dec 2014 [cached]
Professor Henrietta Moore, who will head up the Institute explains: "Sustainable prosperity is the major challenge of our age.
It will launch in October 2014 with social anthropologist Professor Henrietta L. Moore, UCL chair of Culture, Philosophy and Design, as its founding director.
The Institute for Global Prosperity will be headed up by leading Anthropologist Professor Henrietta Moore, who will join UCL from the University of Cambridge in October 2014.
The Institute will also draw on expertise from across UCL's ten faculties, and on a global network of leading experts in diverse disciplines in the form of a Global Fellows Programme.
Professor Henrietta L. Moore Director of UCL Institute for Global Prosperity Chair of Culture, Philosophy and Design
Henrietta L. Moore is a distinguished social anthropologist and is actively involved in the application of social science insights to business, the arts and public policy. She is Chair and Co-founder of SHM Productions Ltd, a strategy and insight consultancy based in central London, and currently William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge.
Professor Henrietta Moore has contributed to a world-wide debate on the goal to end poverty by 2030. The economic growth rhetoric simply does not hold in practice, which means that innovative ways to tackle poverty have to come from somewhere else.
You can watch and listen to Prof. Moore speaking with BBC World's Linda Yueh on the BBC.
'What should the UK do about foreign aid?' Professor Henrietta Moore highlights some surprising uses of aid money
Professor Henrietta Moore brings to bear some of the surprising uses of aid money, including being used as financial incentives for major supermarkets to buy in African produce, in order to bring about a fair and intelligent debate on this contentious issue.
The end of development: Henrietta Moore debates the relevance of 'development' in the 21st century, to be broadcast on BBC World Service and BBC Radio 4
Monday 2 March 2015
In a lecture delivered as part of the BBC World Service's 'A Richer World' season, Professor Henrietta Moore argued that the top-down model of development is outdated. The 21st century, its particularities and peculiarities, requires a new set of ideas about how to improve others' lives.
Prof. Moore's lecture was delivered at Oxford University's Blavatnik School of Government.
'Let's be honest about immigration': Prof. Henrietta Moore's article in the Telegraph demands a reconsideration of the dominant immigration narrative
Friday 20 February 2015
In an article for the Telegraph, Professor Henrietta Moore debates the appropriateness of media responses to immigration. She uses the facts to bring to bear a less-discussed question: why are so many people globally on the move?
If we are to address immigration, Prof. Moore calls for a deeper understanding of 'why people would be willing to uproot their whole lives and move to a strange land in the first place'.
The question, of course, turns the burden of responsibility on the 'global north' and our resource-demanding habits.
Read the full article on the Telegraph website.
The Humanities in Europe Interview Series features Henrietta Moore
As part of an interview series curated by the Centre for the Humanities at Utrecht University, Professor Henrietta Moore speaks about the significance of interdisciplinary research. She touches on her solutions-based approach to research, preferring to be released from disciplinary categories.
'Why Scandinavia is not the model for global prosperity we should all pursue': Professor Henrietta Moore highlights the flaws in a seemingly ideal system
In an article for the Guardian Professor Henrietta Moore reframes the question. She asks: 'Should we all be aiming to be Norway? Indeed, is that goal even desirable?'
Prof. Moore presents an alternative narrative for Scandinavia, which tells a very different story from that usually put forth. She touches on issues of sustainability and over-reliance on non-renewable energy sources, and highlights their carbon impact. The unique nature of the Scandinavian nations as small, homogenous populations is cited as another reason not to emulate their model.
Prof. Moore implicitly calls for a more holistic and balanced attitude to models for prosperity.
To read the full article, visit the Guardian Sustainable Business page.
Professor Moore Announces the IGP Challenge 2015
Thursday 16 October
Professor Henrietta Moore has announced the Institute for Global Prosperity Challenge 2015, which gives UCL researchers the opportunity to shape Greater London and to win £1,000.
Renowned social anthropologist Professor Henrietta Moore, head of the newly formed UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, opens up the debate on the most pressing challenge of our age - achieving long-term prosperity for the whole of humankind - with two new events series.
Professor Moore will open the 'Soundbites' series, on 16th October, Professor Moore posing the question 'Why Prosperity Now?
Through the Institute for Global Prosperity, Professor Moore aims to cultivate multidisciplinary research practices in order to stimulate relevant debate and original solutions. Equipped with a diverse range of research interests, including new technologies, contemporary art and public policy, Professor Moore hopes to inspire a new generation of academics and professionals to cut across academic disciplines and bridge professional sectors in their endeavour to reveal pioneering resolutions to global problems. She joins The Bartlett from the University of Cambridge, where she is William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology.
Download the poster for the next event, 'Why prosperity now?' (pdf)
Henrietta Moore honoured by Queen's University Belfast
Henrietta Moore has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Social Science from Queen's University Belfast for services to the social sciences.
She says of her award: 'I am thrilled to be awarded an Honorary DSSc from Queen's University. The study of social science today is a vital part of the academic life of a university, and has the potential to spark real, positive change, both locally and on a global scale.'
Watch the ceremony here:
Henrietta Moore discusses civil society at Hay Festival
Tuesday 17 June 2014
Henrietta Moore appeared at the Hay Festival on Wednesday 28 May to talk about changes in 'politics from below' and ask whether there is something genuinely new in kind about the way in which civil society is now operating.
She was joined by video link by Ricken Patel, the co-founder of the global protest movement AVAAZ.
Listen to 'The future of civic activism' on UCL's SoundCloud:
Professor Moore appears on Radio 4
Thursday 12 June 2014
Henrietta Moore joins Laurie Taylor and Sarah Franklin, Professor in Sociology at the University of Cambridge, to talk about Professor Franklin's study into the meaning and impact of IVF.
Listen to Professor Moore on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed, from 20.30 minutes in:
Henrietta Moore writes in New Start Magazine, laying out the goals for the new Institute for Global Prosperity.
Read more:
Henrietta Moore discusses the new Institute for Global Prosperity
Wednesday 15 May 2014
"What we need is a robust set of research evidence, and we need to deliver that evidence to those who make the decisions."
Professor Henrietta L. Moore appears on BBC World Service - Business Daily to discuss the new UCL Institute for Global Prosperity.
Professor Henrietta L. Moore
Director, UCL Institute for Global Prosperity
Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
Tel: +44 (0)20 3549 5739
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Professor Henrietta L. Moore Director of UCL Institute for Global Prosperity
About Professor Moore
Professor Henrietta Moore calls for a new question on the subject of immigration: 'why are so many people globally on the move?'
Read the full article by Prof. Moore in the Telegraph.
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Henrietta L. Moore, 4 Dec 2015 [cached]
Henrietta L. Moore
Henrietta L. Moore
is the Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity and Chair in Philosophy, Culture and Design at UCL
Henrietta L. Moore.
Forced migration is framed as a political issue but climate change and inequality are fuelling the catastrophe and business has a role play in solving it, Henrietta Moore writes in the Guardian More >
The End of Development Professor Henrietta Moore
Over recent decades, the richer world has poured money towards poorer countries, in the form of aid and loans for development over many decades.
Ranging from African initiation rituals to Japanese anime, and from sex in virtual worlds to Schubert songs, Henrietta Moore focuses on how best we might approach the relationship between critical thought and politics, as well as the dynamics of intimacy and meaning in contemporary cultural and social life.
© 2015 Henrietta L. Moore
About Henrietta L. Moore
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Henrietta L. Moore SHM Group
Henrietta L. Moore
Henrietta L. Moore is Chair and Co-founder of SHM. She is a distinguished social anthropologist and is actively involved in the application of social science insights to business, the arts and public policy.
Professor Moore is one of the UK's leading social and cultural theorists. Her work has developed a distinctive approach to the comparative analysis of gender and sexuality, and to the intersections between culture and globalisation. More recent research has focused on virtual worlds, new technologies, contemporary art and the relationship between self-imagining and democratic political decision-making. Her work draws on her extensive ethnographic research in Africa, primarily in northern Kenya where she has been working for over thirty years, to explore global concerns of sexuality, gender, social change, and local experiences of and contribution to processes of globalisation.
Professor Moore is the William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge, where she is also a professorial fellow of Jesus College. She is a Fellow of the British Academy, where since 2012 she has been a Member of Council. She has been a member of the European Scientific Research Council and a fellow of the Centre for Globalization and Policy Research at UCLA as well as held numerous visiting professorships around the world. Professor Moore is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an Academician of the Learned Societies for the Social Sciences, and a Member of the Institute of Directors. She has also served as Deputy Director of the London School of Economics and is currently a Trustee of the Barbican Arts Centre.
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Henrietta L. Moore
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Residential Accommodation in Central London for Postgraduate Students - Patron, Governors & Fellows, 30 July 2015 [cached]
Professor Henrietta Moore, (Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge)
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