Environmental Humanities Seminar and Lecture Series (IV)

Environmental Humanities Seminar and Lecture Series (IV)

Environmental Humanities Seminar and Lecture Series (IV) 1024 544 Barbara Del Mercato

The Center for the Humanities and Social Change continues its series of seminars and lectures revolving around the Environmental Humanities from a wide array of perspectives and through a rich program of collaborations. All events in this series are online.

The Environmental Humanities Seminar and Lecture Series – IV – 2021

18 Febbraio/February, 5.30 p.m.
Gaia Giuliani, “Exterminate all the Brutes“. For an Intersectional and Postcolonial Critique of the Antrhopocene (ENG)
In collaborazione con/In collaboration with: Bridges. Intersectional Knowledge in Action

THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED 4 Marzo/March, 5.00-6.30 p.m.
Ursula Clayton, ‘Base Tick, call’st thou me host?’: An Introduction to Shakespeare’s Parasites,
In collaborazione con/In collaboration with ECLS Seminars of Warwick University (ENG)

18 Marzo/March, 5.00 p.m.
Infrastrutture della connettività nel capitalismo contemporaneo (ITA)
Vando Borghi: Valore e ricchezza nel capitalismo delle infrastrutture
Luigi Doria: Capitalismo e connettività. Estrazione di valore dalla vita e irrigidimento della vita della moneta

22 Marzo/March Giornata mondiale dell’acqua/World Water Day, 4.00-6.00 p.m.
Lawrence Susskind: Public engagement in transboundary water management
Animesh Gain: Transboundary water management: Brahmaputra river basin (ENG)
Prof. Carlo Giupponi will introduce the MCGF project Social-ECological Interdependencies in TransboundarY water resources systems (SECurITY) and moderate the meeting.
In collaborazione con/In collaboration with VIU

Lawrence Susskind is an internationally renowned environmental dispute mediator. He is currently the Director of the MIT Science Impact Collaborative, and the Director of the MIT-Harvard Public Negotiations Program. He has published more than 20 books and more than 150 articles in peer reviewed journals. Since 1979, Prof. Susskind has supervised more than seventy doctoral and postdoctoral candidates and 10 of his students became professors.

Animesh Gain is currently a Marie Curie Global Fellow at MIT & Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. His research is in the broader field of water resources management. He has published more than 45 peer reviewed journal articles.
The theme for the World Water Day 2021 is Valuing water. As water means different things to different people, it creates conflict among stakeholders. In this context, Professor Susskind will deliver a lecture on public engagement in transboundary water management and the Water Diplomacy Framework.
Dr Gain will speak about enabling transboundary cooperation through water diplomacy. He will summarize the empirical investigation in the Ganges-Brahmaputra river basin.

30 Marzo/March, 3.00 p.m.
Emiliano GuaraldoThe Venice Biennale and the Visual Culture of the Anthropocene. Extinction, Climate Change, Extraction (Seminario/Seminar, ENG)

Eventi online. L’iscrizione è obbligatoria: per ricevere i link scrivere a/ All the events are online. Registration is required. Please email hsc@unive.it to receive the links.

Image: © Lucia Veronesi, Con attenzione, Venezia Riparte 2020