Frontier Questions in Comparative Gender Inequality Research


Thursday, March 10, 2016, 4:00pm to 6:00pm


CGIS Knafel, K262, 1737 Cambridge Street, Harvard University

This event is part of a series sponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs provoking a conversation around the topic of comparative inequality and social inclusion. RSVP required.


“Two Decades of Gender-Role Attitude Change in Europe”
Mary C. BrintonReischauer Institute Professor of Sociology; Chair, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

“Tethered Lives: The Consequences of Parenthood for Couples’ Work Lives”
Alexandra KillewaldJohn L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard University.

“Gender, Social Norms and International Comparisons: Prospects for Interdisciplinary Connections”
Jerry Jacobs, Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania.


Claudia Goldin, Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard University.


Michèle Lamont, Director, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.


For inquiries and RSVP, please email:
Sarah Banse