9 Feb 2024 13:00 - 18:30 Room SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DP

Description

Speakers

  • Victoria Oluwamayowa Gbadegesin (Visiting Fellow, Scholar from the Global South 2024 / Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria)
  • Swati Moitra (Visiting Fellow, Scholar from the Global South 2024 / Gurudas College, University of Calcutta)
  • Mariela Pena (Visiting Fellow, Scholars from the Global South 2024 / Argentine National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) / University of Buenos Aires)

Summary

This research symposium will showcase new research on the thematic cluster “Ecologies in Place” taking place in universities from the Global South. The interdisciplinary forum will explore the links between different forms of representation (artistic, political, and journalistic) and situated environmental phenomena. It will include work in the humanities and social sciences from scholars based in India, Nigeria, and Argentina.

Organised in partnership between CRASSH and the Consortium for the Global South


If you have specific accessibility needs for this event please get in touch. We will do our best to accommodate any requests.

Supported by:

CRASSH grey logo

Programme

13:00

Registration

13:30 - 13:45

Introduction
Joanna Page (Professor of Latin American Studies / Director of CRASSH)

Bronwen Everill (Director, Centre of African Studies and Convenor, Consortium for the Global South)

13:45 - 14:30

A Nice Garden’: landscape and power in Toru Dutt’s Poetry

Swati Moitra (Visiting Fellow, Scholar from the Global South 2024 / Gurudas College, University of Calcutta)

14:30 - 14:45

Break

14:45 - 15:30

For in person attendees only

Documentary screening of The Earth Women (CSR-in-action, 2022)
Executive producer: Bekeme Masade-Olowola, Ego Boyo, Dolapo Adeleke
Director: Deji Akinpelu.

Selected and presented by Victoria Oluwamayowa Gbadegesin (Visiting Fellow, Scholar from the Global South 2024 / Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria)

15:30 - 16:15

‘A multimodal critical discourse analysis of female representations and gender ideologies in Nigerian ecocinema’

Victoria Oluwamayowa Gbadegesin (Visiting Fellow, Scholar from the Global South 2024 / Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria)

16:15 - 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 - 16:45

Documentary: ‘MOCASE: The Peasant Alternative’ (excerpts of videos made by the Movimiento Campesino de Santiago del Estero, Argentina, 2020 – subtitled in English)

Selected and presented by Mariela Pena (Visiting Fellow, Scholar from the Global South 2024 / Argentine National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) / University of Buenos Aires)

16:45 - 17:30

‘Peasant women against agrarian extractivism in Argentina. A Latin American political ecology perspective’

Mariela Pena (Visiting Fellow, Scholar from the Global South 2024 / Argentine National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) / University of Buenos Aires)

17:30 - 18:30

Drinks reception

Upcoming Events

CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN THE ARTS, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

Tel: +44 1223 766886
Email enquiries@crassh.cam.ac.uk