Climate Change and Political Violence
Environmental Change in Contested Political ContextsMonday 12 March 2012, 9am
- 5pmThe Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH89AB
Keynote speaker: Prof. Nancy Peluso, Henry J. Vaux Distinguished Prof of Forestry Policy, Department of
Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California Berkeley.
Organisers: Dr. Andrea Nightingale, Prof. Tim Hayward, Dr. Liz Grant, Mr Jake Broadhurst, Dr. Sheelagh
O’Reilly, Dr. Timothy Raeymaekers, Prof. Benedikt Korf.
For more information contact Dr. Andrea Nightingale.
Questions to be addressed in this one?day intensive symposium:
- How do contentious politics transform the basic conditions of social existence through disruptions in property rights, access to and control over resources and changes in local social relations?
- How do such shifts in resources and social existence offer opportunities and challenges for building stable post‐conflict politics?
- What are the consequences for post‐conflict politics and development when ‘aid’ agencies promote particular solutions to environmental challenges (i.e. participatory governance, or payments for Ecosystem Services)?
This article was published on May 7, 2013