RESCHEDULED: The Gendered Consequences of COVID-19: Initial insights for American Families
This talk has been rescheduled from Mon 8th to Weds 10th March.
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed unparalleled challenges on individuals, families, employers and governments. This talk will cover the most recent insights into how the pandemic had impacted American parents and provide some clear policy guidance to mitigate the damage for mothers. Central to these arguments are how states play a critical role in exacerbating the gendered consequences of school and daycare closures on maternal employment.
Date: 10 March 2021, 10:00 (Wednesday, 8th week, Hilary 2021)
Venue: This seminar will be held online via Teams. Attendees outside of the Sociology Department are more than welcome: please contact for an invitation link.
Speaker: Leah Ruppanner (University of Melbourne)
Organising department: Department of Sociology
Organiser: Kamila Kolpashnikova (Department of Sociology, University of Oxford)
Organiser contact email address:
Part of: Department of Sociology Hilary Term Seminars
Booking required?: Not required
Cost: Free
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Natasha Cotton