Presentations and EventsBy the Coal Rush and Beyond project team
December 12–15: Group organised panels at Anthropocene Transitions, the Australian Anthropology Society conference, University of Sydney.
The complex social and ecological dynamics of climate technologies and transitions
Tuesday 13 December: 9.00 – 10.30
- Rasmus Karlsson: Learning in the Anthropocene.
- Matthew Kearnes: Going to Ground – Tales from the Carbon Frontier.
- James Goodman: Social visions for renewable energy: policy claims in the Australian context.
- Jonathan Marshall: Psycho-social disruption and the Wind Farming process.
New horizons of transnational mining activism
Tuesday 13 December: 11.00 -12.30
- Devleena Ghosh: The Bones of our Mothers: Adivasis, Forests and Coal Mining in India.
- Katja Müller: Waiting for the pre-cut conveyor belt. How time shapes mining protest forms.
- Linda Connor & Rebecca Pearse: Unlikely alliances? Coal conflicts and environmental activation in rural NSW.
Ethnography and environmental change research I
Wednesday 14 December: 9.00 -10.30
- Katja Müller & Tom Morton: At the coalface: a case study in collaboration between anthropologist and journalist.
- Tanya Anstey-Mudd: The battle for bulga.
- Celia Mcmichael: Relocation as Adaptation to Sea Level Rise: ethnographic research in Fiji
Ethnography and environmental change research II
Wednesday 14 December: 11.00 – 12.30
- Yugo Tomonaga: Sustainable collaborative management for conserving river water quality in Japan and Australia.
- Linda Connor & Rebecca Pearse: Framing climate change questions in interdisciplinary teams: Researcher defined problems and quotidian worlds.
Ethnography and environmental change research III
Wednesday 14 December: 13.30 – 15.00
- Stephen Bennetts: ‘Waiting for the Counterrevolution’: Some reflections on the demise of W.A.’s Aboriginal Heritage Act Amendment Bill 2014.
- James Goodman: Researching climate crisis: dilemmas for ethnography.
August 26: Ghosh presents “‘We don’t want to eat coal’: Development and its Discontents in a Chhattisgarh district in India” at World-making and the environment in the Asia-Pacific region, ANU.
August 18: Goodman presents “The Coal Rush and the ‘Climate Dialectic’: India, Germany”, ICR-UWS Seminar.
August 16: Chakrabarty presents ‘Climate Change and Humanity’ lecture at UTS.
July 10: Goodman presents on ‘The Coal Rush and Beyond: India, Germany, Australia’ at the International Sociological Association Vienna.
April 8–11: Ghosh, Goodman and Menon present at Beyond Coal and Gas. Myuna Bay.
January: Workshops in Delhi, India.
December 4: Marshall organises a panel on ‘Technological visions of the future: political ontologies and ethics’ at the AAS conference Moral Horizons, University of Melbourne.
July 24: Group organised
July 22: Chakrabarty presents ‘The Human Condition in the Anthropocene’, Lecture at UTS.
June 2: Goodman presents at World Resources Forum Asia-
April 16: Ghosh presents a public lecture, ‘Coal Blocks/Blocking Coal: Dispossession, Appropriation and Resistance to Coal Mining in Chhattisgarh’, at the University of Otago.
March 24: Rosewarne, Morton, Goodman, Connor present at NSW Election Forum, Coal and CSG a Political Liability?, Sydney Environment Institute, University of Sydney.
November 10–11: Ghosh, Kohli, Menon, Morton, Pearse present at Interrogating Environmental Justice. UTS.
December 16–17: Group organised workshop: Coal Rush and Beyond. Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
August 14: Rosewarne, Pearse, Morton, Marshall, Goodman, Ghosh, Connor present at Whose Energy Future? Developmentalism, climate change and energy policy in India and Australia. Workshop at UTS.
August 13: Chakrabarty presents ‘Climate Change, Capitalism, and Double Consciousness’ Lecture at UTS.
February: Connor, Goodman, Pearse, Rosewarne present at an International Studies Association colloquium organised by Tom Princen