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Julie Sze - Climate Justice and Just Transitions: Recognition, Restoration and Reparations

October 19, 2021
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Event Description

This talk draws on climate justice practice (movements and theorists), specifically in relation to the concept of “Just Transition.” How do climate justice movements theorize and imagine what “Just Transition” means in light of histories and ongoing legacies of colonialism and capitalism? This talk assembles movement frameworks and activism to suggest that we are in a critical moment that is about the transition from politics of recognition, to that of restoration and reparations in a moment of danger, broadly defined.

Event Speakers

  • Julie Sze, Professor of American Studies at University of California at Davis
  • Response by Samuel K. Roberts, Associate Professor of History, Sociomedical Sciences and of African American and African Diaspora Studies at Columbia University
  • Chaired by Jason Bordoff, Co-Founding Dean of the Climate School at Columbia University

Event Information

Free and open to the public; registration required. Please email [email protected] with any questions. 

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