"Governance at the Edge of the State" Summer School: Epistemes and Materialities of Extractive Capitalism

Monday, August 21, 2023 (All day) to Wednesday, August 23, 2023 (All day)
University of Copenhagen

This is a call for applications for a 3-day summer school around the theme of “Epistemes and Materialities of Extractive Capitalism”. The course brings together researchers concerned with the extraction of natural resources, under and above ground, in ways that generate human and non-human depletion. Extractive capitalism, and its reworking of social relations of production and reproduction, transforms water, sub-soil, forests, soil, and air. Worldwide, resource extraction and waste disposal entrench socio-environmental inequalities, for instance, by restricting user rights through enclosure and dispossession, or by causing pollution, uneven exposure to toxicity, and health

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