Political Geology: Active Stratigraphies and the Making of Life Symposium and Book Launch

When:6 Dec 2018, 2pm - 6pm
Venue:Room 310, Level 3, Morven Brown Building, UNSW Kensington
Who:Adam Bobbette, Marilu Melo Zurita, Elspeth Probyn, Matthew Johnson, Emily Kern, Matthew Kearnes, David Turnbull
Political Geology: Active stratigraphies and the making of life.

Join New Earth Histories for a symposium on the theme of political geology followed by a book launch and reception for Political Geology: Active Stratigraphies and the Making of Life (Palgrave).

Thursday 6 December 2018, 2.00pm - 6.00pm

Room 310, Level 3, Morven Brown Building, UNSW Kensington (map ref C20 (PDF))

Schedule

2.00pm Introduction
Political Geology: Active Stratigraphies and the Making of Life
Adam Bobbette (UNSW)

2:15 Session 1
Marilu Melo Zurita (UNSW)
Sinkholes, markets, three-dimensionality, Yucatan Peninsula

Elspeth Probyn (Sydney)
Fish, depth, extraction, resource epistemologies, ocean imaginaries

Matthew Johnson (UTS)
Geopower, metal, democracy, outer space, mineral sovereignty

3:45 Coffee/Tea break

4:00 Session 2
Emily Kern (UNSW)
Human origins, colonial geology, politics and paleoanthropology

Matthew Kearnes (UNSW)
Negative emissions, landscape and earth processes

David Turnbull (Melbourne)
Mounds, terps, points, territory, order

5:30 Drinks reception and book launch

For any questions about this event, please email: newearthhistories@unsw.edu.au

RSVP for this event is not required.

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