Seminars


Other one off or short series seminars organised by the Grantham Insitute

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Forthcoming events of this type


4
Nov
2019

A prayer for the world: Climate change, engaged scholarship and writing the future

Type:
Seminars
Speaker:
Paige West, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University and Barnard College
Venue:
Graham Wallas Room, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street

Each new day, it seems, we wake to a barrage of terrible global news and horrifying images. This is particularly true with regard to climate news. It is enough to … read more »


11
Nov
2019

Follow the carbon: Housing movements and carbon emissions in the 21st century city

Type:
Seminars
Speaker:
Daniel Aldana Cohen, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Venue:
Fawcett House (Formerly Tower 2), Room 9.05, London School of Economics, WC2A 2AZ

In this talk, Cohen will make an empirical argument that ordinary people’s struggles to improve their quality of life can be a force for slashing greenhouse gas emissions, and a … read more »


2
Dec
2019

What is a resource curse?: Energy, infrastructure, colonialism, and climate change in Native North America

Type:
Seminars
Speaker:
Andrew Curley, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Venue:
Vera Antsey Room, LSE, London

Resources define much of the indigenous experiences today. In and around ‘Indian country,’ energy infrastructures connect indigenous spaces to systems of local and global energy consumption, from coal, to natural … read more »