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Medusa Symposium Panelist – Miguel Alexiades

28 January 2019

Introducing our second Medusa Creative Minds Symposium panelist, Dr Miguel Alexiades – Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobotany

Miguel Alexiades (School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent) is an anthropologist and botanists interested in a range of issues, problems and perspectives relating to the human-environment nexus. His two main focal areas of research are indigenous-environment relations in southwestern Amazonia, where he has worked over the past 35 years, and the Anthropocene; a proposed new geological epoch signalling a period of cascading planetary crises, risk and uncertainty.  He is is co-director of People and Plants International and co-organiser of Anthropocene Exploratory, a cross-University and multi-disciplinary reading and study group. He also volunteers as the School focal point for the University of Kent’s Sustainability Project, Future Proof.

Medusa Creative Minds Symposium is free but ticketed. Please email digital@jasminvardimon.com or boxoffice@kent.ac.uk to reserve your space or book here.

Where:  Colyer-Fergusson Building, University of Kent
When: Friday 1 February 18.00 – 20.00