CfP COMMON TERRITORIES Tools vs. the Capitalocene. International Conference of the RUEDHA, Granada (Spain) October 8-9, 2018

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 8, 2018 to October 9, 2018
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Social History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Labor History / Studies

The Spanish University Network for Environmental History (RUEDHA - Red Universitaria Española de Historia Ambiental), within the HUM952-STAND Research Group (South Training Action Network of Decoloniality – Accionando decolonialidades) has been developing biannual meetings for a long time, in order to promote a continuous dialogue with researchers from the Iberian Peninsula context regarding the work agenda of the Socio-Environmental History. After the last meeting in Granada in 2016, we reconvene researchers who, from many areas and fields, feel called to work in the relationship that human societies and nature have had throughout History.

 

We seek to continue with the existing work agenda but open the space to collaboration with new groups and emerging research topics, so the sessions are led by researchers from these interdisciplinary fields to continue research in the future.

 

We encourage the following topics:

 

*RESISTANCES AND TERRITORIAL MEMORIES

*COMMON GOODS. LEARNINGS FROM THE PAST

*SOCIAL METHABOLISM AS A TOOL FORSUSTENTABILITY

*EXTRACTIVISMS AND MINING

*CLIMATE, ENVIRONMENT AND CATASTROPHE A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE

 

It is time to resume the dialogues and shared knowledges, for which we have organized a meeting in which to work on axes that are emerging in the field of Environmental History, without forgetting elements that have gone through our research in the last two decades. Faced with the civilizing crisis in which we are immersed, we have to respond to the challenge, in order to find answers to the problems that afflict us. Thinking about “recommunization” of our social practices inevitably leads us to a broad and prospective view of the commons as subjects of social change. The session coordinated by Professor Jose Miguel Lana Berasain (UPNA) will be dedicated to that. Likewise, the energy and material flows between society and the environment, studied through the different tools of the Social Metabolism proposal, will be the central object of the session coordinated by Professor Juan Infante-Amate (UPO). This session will discuss works focusing on different socioeconomic sectors (agricultural, industrial, domestic metabolisms...), addressing different chronological frameworks.

 

Faced with the global ecological crisis, socio-environmental resistance emerges as a space for the creation of new forms of production vs. the impacts of the capitalist system, which arise both from the field of struggle stricto sensu and from new forms of memory of the territory. We Re-Exist against the socio-environmental crisis. Crisis that must take us to a historical look at the catastrophic episodes, the impact on the climate, the environmental risks. This will be attended in the session coordinated by Professor Armando Alberola (University of Alicante). Eventually, the field of extractivism will open the field of work of the session proposed by Professors Luis Sánchez Vazquez (UGR) and Juan Diego Pérez Cebada (University of Huelva). Mining and Environment in constant productive tension will require a careful and deep look at the proposed session.

 

CONFERENCE KEYNOTE BY

Micheline Cariño Olvera (UABCS, Mexico)

 

PARALLEL ACTIVITIES

Alongside all this will be enabled spaces for book sales, presentation of specific research materials and other activities related to the field of Environmental History (projection of documentaries, etc.). Works in progress…

 

IMPORTANT DATES

 

December 20, 2017: Deadline to send paper proposals Abstract (300 words) + Biographical Statement (300 words)

 

January 15, 2018: Notification of Paper Acceptance

May 30, 2018: Paper submission (8000 words, including Bibliography)

October 10, 2018: Deadline for Inscriptions

 

Official languages of the Seminar (presentations/papers): Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian, French.

 

PARTICIPATION AND FEES: (max. 40 attendants, inscription order)

UGR: gratis (you need to present a copy of UGR taxes in order to formalize the inscription)

Externs (Speakers/Attendants): €20,00

Social dinner (Nov 8, 21.00h): €20,00

 

INSCRIPTIONS: make a transfer to the account ES34 0487 3378 5620 0006 0858 specifying in the Concept: “Territorios Comunes + ID", and send an email to stand@ugr.es detailing in the Subject: “Territorios Comunes" and, in the body of the message : Name and surname(s), ID and email, enclosing the payment receipt.

 

FEES COLLECTION POLICY

We are a group of public and trans-university research, we firmly believe in the free circulation and production of knowledges, and we stand against the monetarization of research and the Academy.

 

But we also stand against unpaid work and the exploitation of volunteers in the University, so that registration fees (a minimum and symbolic amount) will be used entirely to finance the work of colleagues who will deal with practical organizational issues of the symposium (preparation and dissemination of material, attendance to participants, organization of coffee breaks, video recording of the event, subsequent publication on the web, etc.).

¡Gracias!

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE (UGR STAND HUM952)

Chiara Olivieri (UGR)

Antonio Ortega Santos (UGR)

Diego Checa Hidalgo (UGR)

Pablo Corral Broto (Université de La Réunion, Francia)

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE (EXTERNAL CONSULTANTS)

Micheline Cariño Olvera (UABCS)

José Miguel Lana Berasain (Universidad Pública de Navarra)

Iñaki Iriarte Goñi (Universidad de Zaragoza)

Manuel González de Molina (Universidad Pablo Olavide)

Enric Tello (Universidad de Barcelona)

José María Martín Civantos (Universidad de Granada)

Lourenzo Fernández Prieto (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela)

Alberto Matarán Ruiz (Universidad de Granada)

Juan Diego Pérez Cebada (Universidad de Huelva)

 

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Grupo de Investigación HUM952 - STAND

 

FINANCING INSTITUTIONS

Department of Contemporary History, University of Granada (UGR)

History and Arts PhD Program (UGR)

Paréntesis Natural S.L.

 

https://standugr.com/2017/09/30/call-territorios-comunes-herramientas-frente-al-capitaloceno-granada-8-9-nov-2018/

Contact Info: 

Antonio Ortega Santos (University of Granada)

 

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