The Maternal Roots of The Gift Economy Conference

Presented by Feminist Center for the Study of the Gift Economy and International Feminists for a Gift Economy

April 25-27, 2015, Rome, Italy

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Luciana Percovich

The Women of Gifts and Abundance

Mariam Tazi-Preve

The Perversion of Maternal Gift Giving

Elena Skoko

The Gift of Mothers in Maternity Care in Italy

Q & A

Feminist Philosophy and Politics Regarding Motherhood and the Gift

Andrea O’Rielly

Ain’t I a Feminist?: Matricentric Feminism, Feminist Mamas and Why Mothers Need a Feminist Movement/Theory of Their Own

Elena Pulcini

Is Care a Gift?

Stefano Zamagni

Do Women Have a Comparative Advantage in the Gift Practice?

Q & A

Ecofeminist Reconceptualization of Motherhood in the Global Era

Kaarina Kailo

Reappropriating the Gifts of the Finnish Welfare State

Anna Cossetta

The Gift, Women and the Internet

Angela Dolmetsch

Nashira: an Eco Village Built by Women on the Basis of the Gift Economy

Q & A

Practice of the Gift Economy

Lin Danels

Wanderland: Building/Envisioning Sustainable Women’s Communities

Manish Jain

Re-imagining Education for the New Gift Culture Movement

Genevieve Vaughan & Susan Petrilli

Presentation of Vaughan’s book The Gift in the Heart of Language

Francesca Rosati Freeman

From Traditional Values to the Real Gifts of Mosuo Society

Bernedette Muthien

Rematriating the Gift Paradigm and African Ubuntu from Patriarchal Cooptation

Coumba Toure

The Concept of Teranga – The Gift Economy in the Sahel

Q & A

The Gift in Communities with Maternal Values

Diem Lafortune

Family Preservation: Revisiting Traditional Adoption Practices

Q & A

The Gift in Native American Communities

Heide Goettner-Abendroth

Matriarchal Studies and the Gift Economy

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