Monthly Archives: April 2016

On the Politics of Biodiversity and Forests

Andrea Brock // International Relations // Wednesday 27th April 2016//1-2pm//Arts C133   What is biodiversity and why should it matter? What are some of the politics involved in nature conservation? Can we solve our biodiversity crisis through privatising, commodifying, marketising and financialising … Continue reading

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Afrodescendientes: Race, politics and development in Venezuela

Nadia Mosquera Muriel //International Development// Wednesday 20th April 2016//1-2pm//Arts C133 Before Hugo Chavez came to power in 1999, remained largely unacknowledged the existence of African cultural, political and economic roots in Venezuela. This has been the result of elites’ discourses on … Continue reading

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Revisiting ‘homeland’: experiences of ‘home’ and wellbeing among ageing Azorean returnees

Dora Sampaio //Geography// Wednesday 13th April 2016//1-2pm//Arts C133 Labour migrants who crossed borders in search of a better life often face the dilemma of returning back home in later-life. Thus far, scarce attention has been given to the adaptation challenges faced by return migrants … Continue reading

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