Friday 9th March, 2:30-4pm
Oxford Brookes University - Main Lecture Theatre
The dilemma that is created from women producing clothes for the multi-national garment industry as opposed to utilizing indigenous skills – does it matter if these skills are lost?
The impact of the globalizing economy on women who are expected to conform to traditional roles – the empowerment of entrepreneurship.- Have fair-trade projects benefited communities?
Are we helping to subsidies unsustainable industries by supporting fair-trade initiatives, and are we romanticizing the idea of fair-trade?
Case-studies (SPINNA andTFD) Organizations working towards creating networks of designers & fair-trade artisans.
Speakers: Prof Jeremy MacClancy, Tamsin Barber, Nicola Thornley, Illaria Pasquinelli
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