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Upcoming opportunities to collaborate with fellow Convivial Thinkers


The Political Ecology Research Centre at Massey University and the Centre for Space, Place & Society at Wageningen University are excited to share information about the upcoming open access, virtual conference Conviviality (October 4-9, 2021).

This conference draws together many early-career researchers as well as established scholars, including many from the Global South, to examine intersections of agriculture and the practices, values, and limits of diverse relations among humans, plants, animals, and soil.

During the week of October 4-9, 2021 conference content will be posted to the conference homepage. Amid unprecedented demands on our time and attention, the asynchronous, virtual format encourages engagement that can be as light and flexible or immersive as your circumstances allow. Attendees can view presentations on demand and join in written discussions in the comments sections. Audio and visual responses and interventions are also welcome.

There is no registration or costs associated with the conference, and the presentations and discussions will stay online as a resource.

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Routledge Book Series – Post-COVID World: Academics, Politics and Society

 Series Editors: Lewis Gordon, Rozena Maart, Epifania Amoo-Adare and Sayan Dey

The biomedical crisis of COVID-19 has opened up a floodgate for other kinds of crisis like communal violence, racial discrimination, geographical hierarchies, socio-political hegemonies, academic exclusivities, etc. These crises are catalyzing massive geo-political shifts of the various epistemological and ontological frameworks of knowledge production across the globe. The shifts are bound to influence patterns of thinking and doing in a Post-COVID era. This book series will focus on various forms of academic, social and political transformations that are expected to take place in a Post-COVID World, with respect to the various crises. The advent of COVID-19, has resulted in major shifts affecting pedagogical frameworks, curricular structures, institutional infrastructures, evaluation patterns, international policies, political ethics, communal relations, gender existence, racial connotations, mental health and physical wellbeing. These are transformations that will continue to take place in a Post-COVID era. Keeping these shifting scenarios at the forefront, this book series will critically analyze various forms of transformation that take place in academic, social and political systems across the globe in a Post-COVID era.

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