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Partners events

May 2021

Whose countryside?

Visionary campaign Maxwell Ayamba explores the future of the countryside as a welcoming place for people of colour. The founder of the '100 Black Men Walk for Health Group' examines why the English countryside is still perceived as an exclusively 'white place' and how that might change. ...
17 May
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
July 2021

Dump Philosophy

Michael Marder in conversation with Sofia Lemos In his recent book Dump Philosophy, Michael Marder argues that the earth, along with everything that lives and thinks on it, is at an advanced stage of being converted into a dump for industrial output and its by-products feeding consumerism and its excesses. ...
05 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A New Theory of the Earth

Climate change and other ecological disruptions challenge us to reconsider the deep history of minerals, atmosphere, plants, and animals and to take a more process-oriented perspective that sees humanity as part of the larger cosmic and terrestrial drama of mobility and flow. This conversation between philosopher Thomas Nail and ecological theorist Dorion Sagan will urge us to rethink our ethical relationship to one another, the planet, and the cosmos at large.   ...
06 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lessons from plants

In this conversation, molecular biologist Beronda Montgomery and award-winning nature writer David George Haskell will enter into the depth of botanic experience and show how we might improve human society by better appreciating not just what plants give us but also how they achieve their own purposes. What would it mean to learn from these organisms, to become more aware of our environments and to adapt to our own worlds by calling on perception and awareness? In short: What would a plant do?   ...
07 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sentient: The Sensory World of Animals

Join documentary maker and writer Jackie Higgins on a journey through the sensory world of humans and other animals. In conversation with Eva Meijer, philosopher and author of Animal Languages, Higgins will tell the stories of a menagerie of animals to reveal how we humans sense and make sense of the world. In this way, the sensory powers that lie dormant within us will be revealed. ...
08 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Life in the Post-Human Landscape

n this conversation with writer Adam Weymouth, author and journalist Cal Flyn will explore the extraordinary places where humans no longer live – or survive in tiny, precarious numbers – to give us a possible glimpse of what happens when mankind’s impact on nature is forced to stop. What happens after we’re gone, and how far can our damage to nature be undone?  ...
09 Jul
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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