Events Programme 2021

All events take place on Zoom. Registration links below.

4 Feb, 4pm: Jared Margulies (Alabama), ‘Watching extinction in cactus country, or what I learned about flourishing from a cactus on a doomed mountain.’ Register here.

25 Feb, 4pm: Launch Event for ‘Writing in the Pause’ (Plumwood Mountain, Vol. 7 no. 2) with Ian Davidson, Ghazal Mosadeq, James Thomas Stevens and Jonathan Skinner. Register here.

26 Mar, 4pm: ‘Monitoring Microbes: Diagnostics, Surveillance Systems, and The Politics of Preparedness’, Ann Kelly (KCL), Frédéric Keck (CNRS, Paris), and Claas Kirchelle (UCD). Register here.

1 Apr, 4pm: Mark Clare, artist in residence at UCD & Dun Laoghaire County Council. ‘The Unavoidable Interconnectedness of Everything.’ Register here.

15 Apr, 4pm: Charis Olszok (Cambridge),  ‘Following the Pipeline: Angels, Jinn and Ghouls in Fāḍil al-ʿAzzāwī’s Last of the Angels and Imīl Ḥabībī’s Sarāyā, The Ogre’s Daughter.' Register here.

5 May, 4pm: Josephine Taylor (RHUL), ‘Energy Futures and the Failure of Mastery: Alternative Relations in Science Fiction.’ Register here.

13 May, 4pm: Martin Arboleda (Universidad Diego Portales), talk based on Governing Utopia: on Planning and Popular Power, title tbc. Joint event with Durham Centre for Culture and Ecology. Register here.

20 May, 4pm: Nicole Seymour (CSU): ‘Facing the Plasticene: Object Lessons from Glitter’. Register here.

4 June, 4pm: Harriet Tarlo (Sheffield Hallam), title tbc. Register here.

Funded by UCD College of Arts and Humanities Funding for Research Activity 2021.

For more information about the series, including to join our mailing list, contact Environmental Humanities Research Assistant Deborah Schrijvers,

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