Workshop

New Materialist Reflections for the Anthropocene—Two New Speaker Events

Posted on 18 January 2019 by Anna Grear

‘Imagining the Eco-Social: New Materialist Reflections for the Anthropocene’—Two New Speaker Events This series engages with one of the most imaginative theoretical responses to the complexity of the material situation in which humans and non-humans alike find themselves in the so-called ‘Anthropocene’: New Materialism. The series grapples with the need to move beyond the human-centred vision
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EJRU News: Eco-Social series, field trips and research activities

Posted on 9 October 2018 by Hannah Hughes

Eco-Social Series Begins The EJRU and Centre of Legal Studies seminar series, which aims to explore inter-relationships between the ecological and the social through New Materialism, kicked-off last month with a workshop. The speakers took us on an intense journey, which started with Professor Margaret Davies (Flinders University, Australia) exploration of the place and justification
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Collaborating for Agricultural Sustainability

Posted on 13 June 2018 by Ludivine Petetin

Agricultural sustainability is not a luxury, but a fundamental requirement for our society. However, attaining this has proven challenging to say the least. With the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and global politics more generally, alongside further pressures posed by climate change, food insecurity and worldwide environmental degradation, achieving agri-sustainability becomes increasingly urgent. It was in this
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Exploring Methodological Frontiers in Global Environmental Politics

Posted on 26 June 2017 by Hannah Hughes

June has been a busy month for the members of the Environmental Justice Research Unit with its first video-speaker event and a 3-day long workshop Exploring Methodological Frontiers in Global Environmental Politics. The Methodological Frontiers workshop aimed to explore the innovation that scholars were undertaking in order to study the diverse range of actors and activities that
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