This workshop will explore the changing political economy and ecology of resource extraction, interrogating the financialization of old and new commodities, and the changing politics of extraction, in agriculture and the mining sector, especially in Latin America.
Rosaleen Duffy is Professor of Political Ecology of Development, Department of Development Studies, SOAS University of London. firstname.lastname@example.org
Giorgos Kallis is Leverhulme Visiting Professor at SOAS and coordinator of ENTITLE.
30th November 2015, Torrington Room, Senate House, University of London
Space is limited. The workshop is free of charge.
9.30 Coffee and arrival
10.00-10.10 Welcome & Introduction, Professors Rosaleen Duffy and Giorgos Kallis (SOAS)
Dr Leandro Vergara-Camus, Senior Lecturer SOAS
Agriculture, Rentierism and the State in Latin America: the Current Contradictions
Dr Isabella Radhuber, Post-doc Fellow, University of Vienna
Interculturality and political ecology: challenges for Bolivia and Ecuador’s resource governance
11.30-11.45 coffee break
Diego Andreucci, Entitle Fellow, PhD Candidate, ICTA- Autonomous University of Barcelona
Resource governance, post-neoliberalism and the state: Lessons from Bolivia’s hydrocarbon sector
Marta Conde, PhD candidate, ICTA-Autonomous University of Barcelona
Resistance to mining: why in some places and not others?
Professor Gavin Bridge, Durham University
3.10- 3.25 coffee break
Julie de los Reyes, Entitle Fellow, PhD candidate, University of Manchester
Financialising gold extraction: The (in)compatibilities of high finance and the primary sector
Dr Patrick Bigger, Entitle Post-doc Fellow, University of Manchester
Financial climates: Enrolling and sequestering finance in atmospheric governance