Climate Change Lecture at Denison
Date of Event: March 11, 2009
Posted: February 23, 2009
Arun Agrawal, professor of natural resources and environment at the University of Michigan, will present a lecture on “Climate Change in the Developing World” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11, in Denison University’s Slayter Hall Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). This event is sponsored by the Denison Progressive Alliance with assistance from the Denison International Students Association, the Student Activities Office, the Environmental Studies Program, and the International Studies Program. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Agrawal received a doctorate in political science from Duke University in 1992. His current fields of study are environmental policy and planning, environmental justice, and conservation biology. Agrawal’s research and teaching focuses on the politics of international development and environmental conservation, with special emphasis on institutional change, property rights, poverty and biodiversity. He’s written on topics such as indigenous knowledge, community-based conservation, and environmental identities, and his written work includes the book “Environmentality: Technologies of Government and Political Subjects” (2005) and many articles, including “Changing Governance of the World’s Forests” (2008) and “A Greener Revolution in Making? Environmental Governance in the 21st Century” (2007). Agrawal’s work has focused geographically on south Asia, but more recent projects also have involved developing countries in Africa and Latin America.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — The Denison Progressive Alliance, along with the Denison International Students Association, the Student Activities Office, the Environmental Studies Program, and the International Studies Program, welcomes Arun Agrawal, who will deliver a lecture on “Climate Change in the Developing World” at 4:30 p.m. on Wed., Mar. 11, in Slayter Auditorium (200 Ridge Road). The lecture is free and open to the public.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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