Dear friends

 

Very welcome tomorrow – we are delighted to have friends joining us from Japan and beyond!

 

Also, we look forward to your participation on Thursday 18 November for a day event that bring together activists and researchers (nationally/internationally) who have been engaging in Earth Unbound dialogues over the last two years. We are hoping this might be a blended symposium (with food and fun!)  held at Deakin Downtown, Melbourne, but who knows with Covid cases rising! More details to follow.

 

AUGUST EARTH UNBOUND DIALOGUE: YOUTH CLIMATE ACTIVISM IN JAPAN

(Convenors: Michele Lobo, Eve Mayes and Laura Bedford)

DATE: THURSDAY 26 AUGUST, 2021

TIME: 1.45PM-3.15PM (Melbourne time/AEST)

(WITH ROGER BAARS, ROBIN RAUNER AND YOKO HARADA)

 

Meeting URL:

https://deakin.zoom.us/j/85462455939?pwd=SXFRTGJML1QwWDRFc3YxNS9yNWtadz09&from=addon

Meeting ID:

854 6245 5939

Passcode:

46795569

 

 Roger C. Baars is a Senior Lecturer in the Environmental Education Laboratory at the Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Japan.

 Robin Rauner manages the Kyoto Eco Map project and is a founding member of Kurun Kyoto, a new volunteer group that aims to promote the local transition to a circular economy. She is a former member of Fridays For Future Kyoto and participated in a number of climate marches while in university.

Dr Yoko Harada (PhD Wollongong/ former Alfred Deakin postdoctoral fellow, Deakin University) is an independent researcher who teaches at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies http://www.tufs.ac.jp/english/  and Waseda University https://www.waseda.jp/top/en/

 

Reading: Please take a look at this short article on the “Kyoto Journal”, a volunteer-driven magazine pushing important and necessary debates in Japan. https://www.kyotojournal.org/society/climate-crisis-sparks-a-revival-of-youth-activism-in-japan/

 

Kind Regards

 

Michele Lobo (with Eve Mayes and Laura Bedford)

 

Dr Michele Lobo

Lecturer, Human Geography

School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Education

Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Victoria 3125

AUSTRALIA

 

My latest 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 Rordriguez ) Available https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1745-5871.12491

 

Lobo, M. (2021). Straying Beyond the Well-worn Path: Fighting for Racial Justice and Planetary Justice. Journal of Intercultural Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/07256868.2020.1859206.

 

Lobo, M  (with Bedford, L, Bellingham, RA, Davies, K, Halafoff, A, Mayes, E , Sutton, B , Walsh, AM, Stein, S & Lucas, C (2021): Earth unbound: Climate change, activism and justice, Educational Philosophy and Theory

https://doi.org/10.1080/00131857.2020.1866541

 


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