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DSA2023 Conference: The Anthropocene workshop

The Global Development Research Division is holding a themed workshop from 2–4pm on Thursday 10th November in the Palmer Building.

There are six great talks lined up, all related to the Anthropocene, which is the primary theme for the DSA2023 Conference. The talks will be delivered by researchers from across the University, including:

  • The School of Law
  • The School of Agriculture, Policy and Development (SAPD)
  • The School of Geography and Environmental Science (SAGES)
  • The Museum of English Rural Life (MERL)
  • The Institute of Education (IoE)


Human Rights and Pandemics in the Anthropocene, Rosa Freedman (Law)

Encountering the Anthropocene: Reconfiguring Human-Nature Relations, Alex Arnall (SAPD)

Museums, Heritage and the Anthropocene, Ollie Douglas (MERL) – title TBC

Education in the Anthropocene: the Harawayan Bee Hotel as an interdisciplinary catalyst, Jo Johnson (IoE)

Responsible Research: Ethics and Controversies in the Anthropocene, Andrew Ainslie (SAPD)

Critical Geographies of Disaster: New Network Launch, Sophie Blackburn (SAGES)

Please RSVP by Thursday 3rd November to Dr Alex Arnall (a.h.arnall@reading.ac.uk), notifying of any dietary requirements. 


10 November
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Dr Alex Arnall, Research Division Lead for Global Development


Palmer Building