We are proud to present the first keynote speakers of our Conference in Athens 25 – 27 October 2019.
The rest will be announced soon!
Brian Tokar is an activist and author, Lecturer in Environmental Studies at the University of Vermont, and a board member of 350Vermont and the Institute for Social Ecology. He has lectured across the US and internationally on social ecology and the links between environmental and social movements. He is the author of The Green Alternative, Earth for Sale, and Toward Climate Justice: Perspectives on the Climate Crisis and Social Change. He has edited the books Agriculture and Food in Crisis (with Fred Magdoff), Redesigning Life? and Gene Traders.
Eleanor Finley is a writer, teacher, activist and municipalist. She is also board member at the Institute for Social Ecology and a PhD student in anthropology the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her research interests include environmental justice, climate activism, and debates over unconventional fossil fuels in Europe. Her fieldwork focuses on grassroots activism against hydraulic fracturing in Spain.
Dilar Dirik is from northern Kurdistan (Turkey). She is an activist of the Kurdish women’s movement and writes on the Kurdish freedom struggle for an international audience. More specifically, she focuses her research on the intersections of gender and institutions of power such as nationalism, capitalism, as well as the paradigm of Democratic Confederalism. She is currently working on her PhD at the Sociology Department of Cambridge University.
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