Public Events

Hi all,

we are happy to announce that various events of our summer school will be open for a public audience:

Morning lectures – University of Potsdam, Room

Mon., Sep. 2, 9-11am: “Common Grounds? Recent Debates on the Interconnections Between Postcolonialism and Ecocriticism,” Nicole Waller, University of Potsdam

Mon., Sep. 2, 11:15am-1pm: “Uneven Ecologies: Commodity Frontiers, Boom Towns, and Peripheral Aesthetics,” Michael Niblett, Warwick University

Tue., Sep. 3, 9:30-11am: “Containing Oil: The Pipeline in World Petroculture”, Greame MacDonald, Warwick University

Thur., Sep. 5, 9:30-11am: “From Rubbish to Dumps: The Environment of Economic Inequality from Slums to State Housing,” Melissa Kennedy, University of Vienna

Fri., Sep. 6, 9:30-11am: “The Cultural Politics of Prevention: Postcolonial Disaster and the Environmental Humanities” — Anthony Carrigan, Keele University


Evening Events

Tue., Sep. 3, 7-9pm: Reading with Helon Habila (FH Potsdam)

Wed., Sep. 4, 8-10pm: Panel with Andreas Siemoneit, Wachstumswende e.V., and Uwe Lübbermann, Premium Cola (Haus der Demokratie und Menschenrechte, Berlin)

Thur., Sep. 5, 7-9pm: Film Screening “Trouble-time in Heiligendamm” (Thalia Kino, Potsdam)


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