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Neo-Imperialism, Migration and Climate Justice

poster describing one planet week

Thursday 18 February 2021, 7.00PM to 8:00 PM

Speaker(s): Dr Sara De Jong

This event will feature presentations by Dr. Sara de Jong, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Politics, who will introduce the topic of climate (in)justice and post- and decolonial politics and Isabella Hughes, alumna of the Department of Politics who will speak about her MA research on the unexpected role of reforestation events in Kenya and the importance of intersectional analysis to draw out the differential impacts these events have on Indigenous Peoples. It will be chaired by Professor Simon Parker who is the co-chair of the University of York Migration Network.

Dr. Sara de Jong is a senior lecturer at the Department of Politics, and the co-chair of the York Migration Network (MigNet). Her research and teaching interests include migration and postcolonial politics.

Isabella Hughes is currently a Policy Intern for Universities UK with an undergraduate degree in Social Anthropology and just completed her Masters with Distinction from the University of York in Public Administration and Public Policy.

This event is organised as part of OPW2021. Find out more via the One Planet Week page on the University website. This year's theme is Culture and Community, which you can read more about on the UoY Sustainability blog. #OPW21

This event will be recorded via Zoom cloud recording services, and will later be uploaded to YouTube. If you do not wish to be recorded, please keep your camera and microphone off during the event, using the chat function to ask questions where appropriate. The University‚Äôs full Privacy Notice for photography and video is available here.

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Location: Virtual via Zoom

Admission: Free, but you must register for this event.