CIDRAL events: On political apologies and the anthropocene

by | Apr 7, 2021 | Seminars | 0 comments

If you are on the CIDRAL mailing list, you will be sent details of how to access these events via email. If you are not, and would like to attend individual events or be included on the list, please contact Sofy Lam:

Tuesday 13 April, 5-7pm: Juliette Schaafsma (Tilburg University), ‘Closing Chapters of the Past: On the Expressive Power of Political Apologies Across the World’ 


Wednesday 14 April, 2-4pm: Anke Bernau, ‘Anthropocene’ 

In preparation for this seminar, please read as many of the following short pieces as you can, all of which can be accessed via the library catalogue:

  1. Paul Crutzen, ‘The Anthropocene’, in Earth System Science in the Anthropocene, ed. by E. Ehlers and T. Krafft (Berlin: Springer, 2006), pp. 13-18. 
  2. Donna J. Haraway, ‘Making Kin: Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Plantationocene, Chthulucene’, in Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene (Durham, Duke University Press, 2016), pp. 99-103.
  3. Stacy Alaimo, ‘Your Shell on Acid: Material Immersion, Anthropocene Dissolves’, in Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016), pp. 143-68.
  4. Kathryn Yussoff, ‘Golden Spikes and Dubious Origins’, in A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018), pp. 23-64. 


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