[Iag-list] Welcome: Earth Unbound climate event: 18Nov Melbourne/online

Michele Lobo michele.lobo at deakin.edu.au
Tue Nov 16 23:40:37 UTC 2021

Dear friends

I know you are probably busy with other engagements - hectic time of the year!  Feel free to drop in at Deakin Downtown, Melbourne any time tomorrow for a short while (morning tea and lunch provided) or  via zoom if you can. If not possible, that is absolutely fine. Details below.

Looking forward to your participation at an exciting free blended one-day symposium on climate crisis and response within and beyond the academy.

(Supported by the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University https://www.deakin.edu.au/adi)
(CONVENORS:  Michele Lobo,  Eve Mayes,  Laura Bedford, Charlotte Jones and the Earth Unbound Collective)

DATE/TIME: Thursday 18 November 2021, 9am-4pm
VENUE: Deakin Downtown, Melbourne https://www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/locations/corporate-centres/melbourne-cbd  and online
Register and find out more here: https://earth-unbound.eventbrite.com.au
See program here: https://earthunboundcollective.wordpress.com/symposium/

Opening workshop - Led by Sharon Stein from Gesturing Towards Decolonial Futures Collective See: https://decolonialfutures.net/portfolio/education-2048-v2/

Three roundtables - Mobilising collective affects: Activism and resistance across difference; Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times; Living with climate change: Waterscapes and firescapes (Voices from Australia, India and New Zealand)

Afternoon panel - Mehmet Ozalp: Australian Religious Response to Climate Change/Charles Sturt University, Drew Paten: Co-Chief Executive Officer at Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience, Tabi Joda: Great Green Wall/One Billion Trees for Africa, Lowell Hunter - Sand Artist/Drone photographer, Belinda Maloney: Councillor - Greater Geelong City

Kind Regards
Michele Lobo (with Eve Mayes,  Laura Bedford, Charlotte Jones and the EU Collective)

Dr Michele Lobo
Lecturer, Human Geography
School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Education
Deakin University Harassment and Discrimination Contact Officer
Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Victoria 3125

Publication (open access)
Lobo, M. (2021) Breathing spaces of fearlessness and generosity in the Anglophone/Western University, Geographical Research (Special Issue: Decolonising the University edited by M Lobo and D Rodriguez) Available https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1745-5871.12491

Editor, Social & Cultural Geography
Editor, Book Reviews/Critical Dialogues, Postcolonial Studies
Institute of Australian Geographers Council Member

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