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Political Ecology in Asia


Poster Political Ecology in AsiaPolitical Ecology in Asia : Plural Knowledge and Contested Development in a More-Than-Human World 

Thursday-Friday, 10-11 October 2019, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 


Keynote Speakers :

  • “Reflection on Vijñana of Religion : New Animism in the Age of the Anthropocene” - Thanes Wongyannava, Retired Professor, Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University
  • “The Political Ecology of Climate Change, Uncertainty and Transformation in Marginal Environments” - Lyla Mehta, Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex.

Panel topics include :

  • Resource politics and the public sphere ;
  • Particulate matters : the emergence of a political ecology of haze in Asia ;
  • Hydrosocial rivers and their politics ;
  • Ontologies of infrastructure ;
  • Post-development and systemic alternatives from Asia ;
  • People and the biodiversity crisis : reshaping governance and justice in conservation ;
  • Industrialization and ecological justice ;
  • Asia’s urban political ecologies ;
  • Feminist political ecology in Asia ;
  • Interspecies cohabitations in Asia : non-human animals and political ecology ;
  • Representations of nature and political engagements ;
  • Political ecologies of land in Southeast Asia : Beyond the technical-regulatory gaze.

To register for this forum, please e-mail us your name, organisation, and position to Anisa Widyasari (CSDS) at PoliticalEcologyinAsia gmail.com

Registering participants are requested to pay 400 THB per day for lunch and coffee breaks. Students may join for free.

Please visit https://www.csds-chula.org/political-ecology-in-asia for more information.

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This International Conference is organised by Center for Social Development Studies (CSDS) together with Chula Global Network (CGN), Research Institute on Contemporary Southeast Asia (IRASEC), French Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD), French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP), IRN-SustainAsia, and POLLEN Political Ecology Network.

27 September 2019