Saturday, April 2, 2011

Feminist Event: Why Nature Needs Rights: A Conversation with Vandana Shiva, Maude Barlow, Cormac Cullinan, and Pablo Solon: April 21, 2011, CUNY Graduate Center, NYC

Date: 
Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 6:30pm
 
Location: 
CUNY GRADUATE CENTER 365 5th Avenue at 34th Street 
Contact: 
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE CUNY GRADUATE CENTER 365 5th Avenue at 34th Street

Co-Sponsored by: The Center for Place, Culture and Politics at CUNY Graduate Center, the Brecht Forum, Global Exchange, Council of Canadians, and the Mission of Bolivia to the UN

Why Nature Needs Rights:
A Conversation with Vandana Shiva, Maude Barlow, Cormac Cullinan and Pablo Solon
Moderated by David Harvey
David Harvey and the co-authors of the new book, The Rights of Nature, will discuss how to transform our relationship with the environment to address climate change and related problems like natural disasters. The rights-based approach to nature they advocate is beginning to discussed at the UN. Available for purchase":" the edited volume, The Rights of Nature, and a new edition of Cormac Cullinan’s book, Wild Law. 

• Vandana Shiva is an Indian philosopher, environmentalist, and feminist • Maude Barlow is a water activist and Chair of The Council of Canadians • Cormac Cullinan is an environmental lawyer based in South Africa • Pablo Solon is the Ambassador of Bolivia to the UN • David Harvey is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at CUNY Graduate Center

Must RSVP: $6/$10/$15

Link: 
http://brechtforum.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=11909 

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