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Environmental Justice in Multispecies Worlds Writing Workshop with Paula Ungar

November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Environmental Justice in Multispecies Worlds
Writing Workshop with Paula Ungar
(Alexander von Humboldt Institute in Colombia)

Please join us for all or some of the discussions!

Papers will be pre-circulated. Contact lrperry@wisc.edu for papers and to RSVP for the catered lunch (lunch RSVPs by Tuesday 11/5)

Paula Ungar works at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute in Colombia, the national center for research on biodiversity, where she leads research on environmental conflicts. She has worked in the interface between academia and policy-making around conservation for more than fifteen years, with NGOs, National Parks, and the Institute. She has published analyses of conservation initiatives aimed at informing environmental policy, edited methodological guidelines for environmental practitioners, and more.

Schedule of events (all in University Club 313):

10:00-11:00 am: Marisa Lanker (Agroecology, UW-Madison), “As Indigenous Relationships with the Land Shift: Towards Decolonial Formations of Agrobiodiversity in Guatemala”

11:00-12:00 pm: Paula Ungar (Alexander von Humboldt Institute), work in progress

12:00-1:00 pm: Catered lunch (please RSVP and share dietary restrictions to lrperry@wisc.edu)

and discussion of “Just Preservation” (Biological Conservation 2019) with Adrian Treves of the UW–Madison Carnivore Coexistence Lab

1:00–2:00 pm: Ben Iuliano (Biology, UW-Madison) “Toward a Political Ecology of Insect Conservation”

2:00-3:00 pm: Christian Keeve (Geography, UW-Madison), “Keeping Seeds: The poetics of fugitivity”

Hosted by the Environmental Justice in Multispecies Worlds research group and supported by the Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies, the Center for the Humanities Borghesi-Mellon Workshop, and the Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program. Find out more and join the listserv at: go.wisc.edu/multispecies