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Book Launch: The Anthroposcene of Weather and Climate
Tuesday 26 October 2021, 06:30pm - 08:00pm
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VIRTUAL BOOK LAUNCH BY THE ROYAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSTITUTE

Tuesday 26 October at 6.30 - 8.00pm (BST)

This event is part of our Anthropology and Conservation Conference, 25-29 October 2021 

The book launch is free to attend and you can register for it here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpfu2uqj0iHtD0Yzzb9Fq1WsC-T__EBdY9
The book launch is a public event and you do not have to be a conference delgate to attend.


The Anthroposcene of Weather and Climate:
Ethnographic Contributions to the Climate Change Debate

 

 

 

Chair:

Paul Sillitoe


Speakers:

Mauro Van Aken
André Bailão
María Inés Carabajal
Geremia Cometti
Camelia Dewan
Francesca Marin
Herta Nöbauer
Dan Rosengren
Pasang Sherpa
Noak Walker-Crawford
Yunita Winarto

While it is widely acknowledged that climate change is among the greatest global challenges of our times, it has local implications too.  This volume forefronts these local issues, giving anthropology a voice in this great debate, which is otherwise dominated by natural scientists and policy makers.  It shows what an ethnographic focus can offer in furthering our understanding of the lived realities of climate debates. Contributors from communities around the world discuss local knowledge of, and responses to, environmental changes that need to feature in scientifically framed policies regarding mitigation and adaptation measures if they are to be effective.

The book is available here: https://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/SillitoeAnthroposcene