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Lecture series "HABITABILITY" – Arturo Escobar

Update: Unfortunately this guest lecture is cancelled.

Arturo Escobar is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a Research Associate with the Culture, Memory, and Nation group at Universidad del Valle, Cali. His research interests include political ecology; ontological design; and the anthropology of development, social movements, and technoscience.

Over the past twenty-five years, he has worked closely with several Afro-Colombian social movements, particularly the Process of Black Communities (PCN). He is author of such books as Encountering Development: The Making and Unmaking of the Third World; Territories of Difference: Place, Movements, Life, Redes; and Designs for the Pluriverse: Radical Interdependence, Autonomy, and the Making of Worlds. He holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Arturo Escobar: a post-development thinker to be reckoned withArturo Escobar: a post-development thinker to be reckoned with