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Dipesh Chakrabarty, 'The Human and the Geological: On Anthropocene Time'

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UTS Building 4, Level 3, Room 330 [CB04.03.330]

645-657 Harris Street

Ultimo, NSW 2007

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Public Lecture and Launch of the Centre for Climate Justice Research

Introduced by Prof. Mary Spongberg, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sceinces at UTS

This lecture discusses how distinctly geological and sociological ideas undergo mutual translation in current debates on climate change, climate justice, and the idea of the Anthropocene. The aim of the lecture is to investigate the relationship between our contemporary imaginations of world history and the history of the planet.

Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty is the Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor at the Department of History and Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations and a Faculty Fellow at the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory, The University of Chicago. His books include ‘Historical Teleologies in the Modern World’ (Bloomsbury Press, 2015); ‘Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference’ (Princeton, 2000; 2008); ‘Habitations of Modernity: Essays in the Wake of Subaltern Studies’ (Chicago, 2002); ‘Cosmopolitanism’ (Duke, 2000); ‘From the Colonial to the Postcolonial: India and Pakistan in Transition’ (Oxford, 2007). He is currently working on ‘The Climate of History’ (Routledge) and ‘Anthropocene in Fuelling Culture’ (Fordham).

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