Sea of Oil: Story Circle Show & Tell with Laura Napier

Posted by on Mar 3, 2019
Sea of Oil: Story Circle Show & Tell with Laura Napier

Don’t miss this exciting exciting workshop event on Friday March 8–Sea of Oil: Story Circle Show & Tell with Laura Napier. Produced in conjunction with the curatorial project “Collective Presence,” Sea of Oil gives participants the chance to explore the imbrication of the Houston petroleum industry with everyday life. Bring your personal items related to […]

166 – Kyle Powys Whyte

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019
166 – Kyle Powys Whyte

Cymene and Dominic talk about restaurants failed by their bathrooms and “Human Uber” on this week’s podcast. We are then (14:20) delighted to welcome Kyle Powys Whyte—Tinnick Chair in the Humanities at Michigan State, a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and a philosopher whose work brings Indigenous (Neshnabé) philosophy to bear on environmental issues—to […]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS-Conference in Environmental Philosophy

Posted by on Feb 23, 2019
CALL FOR PROPOSALS-Conference in Environmental Philosophy

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PHILOSOPHY Twenty-Third Annual Meeting November 2-4, 2019 Duquesne University, The Pittsburgh Marriott, Pittsburgh, PA DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: March 1, 2019 2019 Keynote Speaker ELI CLAREIndependent Author and ActivistBrilliant Imperfection: Body-Mind Restoration and Ecosystem Restoration IAEP offers a forum for the philosophical discussion of our relation to the environment. We embrace a broad understanding of […]

Call for Application: Summer School 2019: Transformative Human-Environment Research & Participatory Methods: From Co-production to Co-producing

Posted by on Feb 23, 2019
Call for Application: Summer School 2019: Transformative Human-Environment Research & Participatory Methods: From Co-production to Co-producing

Time: 16 – 21 September 2019 Place: IRI THESys offices, 4 Floor, Friedrichstraße 191, 10117 Berlin Application Deadline: 15 April 2019 Rationale: Human-environment research is the interdisciplinary study of how humans live in, affect, govern, reflect upon and perceive their natural environment, and how, in turn, that environment supports or constrains human life and culture. […]

165 – Amanda Lynch & Siri Veland

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019
165 – Amanda Lynch & Siri Veland

Is coughing an identity? Well, if it’s your identity your cohosts have the scoop on a reputed new coughing cure on this week’s podcast. We are then (15:26) joined by a dynamic duo—Amanda Lynch (Director of the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society) and Siri Veland (Senior Researcher at the Nordland Research Institute in […]

164 – Eduardo Kohn

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019
164 – Eduardo Kohn

What’s worse than listening to lovebirds on Valentine’s Day? Surely it is listening to them wondering whether the rideshare model can be applied to socks. So feel free to skip past all that nonsense (15:19) to our special holiday conversation with anthropologist and philosopher Eduardo Kohn. We begin with his influential book, How Forests Think, and […]

Solar Studios Presents: At Sea by Peter Hutton

Posted by on Feb 13, 2019
Solar Studios Presents: At Sea by Peter Hutton

Beginning February 15th, Solar Studios, located near the corner of Alumni Drive and College Way at Rice University, will be exhibiting the silent film At Sea (2007) by Peter Hutton outside the studio’s walls from 6:30pm to midnight daily. Below, predoctoral CENHS fellows Paul Burch and Gebby Keny offer musings on Hutton’s work and its […]

Book Review– Debating Climate Ethics

Posted by on Feb 13, 2019
Book Review– Debating Climate Ethics

Debating Climate Ethics, by Stephen Gardiner and David Weisbach. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 272 pages. Does ethics contribute to climate policy? This is the core question that the debate between Stephen Gardiner and David Weisbach centers on. Gardiner’s short answer to the question is yes, while Weisbach holds the opposite view. Gardiner’s central claim […]

163 – Beyond Debt (feat. Daromir Rudnyckyj)

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019
163 – Beyond Debt (feat. Daromir Rudnyckyj)

Dominic and Cymene review the Green New Deal and the erotic life of Adam Smith on this week’s episode of the podcast. Then (18:52) Daromir Rudnyckyj joins us to talk about his new book, Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance, (U Chicago Press, 2018), which takes us deep into the rapidly evolving world of Islamic […]

162 – Kim Fortun

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019
162 – Kim Fortun

Cymene and Dominic discuss frostquakes and fyre festivals on this week’s edition of the podcast. Then (15:49) we are joined by a most esteemed guest, Kim Fortun from UC Irvine, author of Advocacy after Bhopal (U Chicago Press, 2001) and President of the 4S association. We start with Kim’s thoughts on late industrialism and why it became […]