MillerComm Lecture Series

World on Fire: Anti-Democracy and Anti-Environmentalism

Monday, March 4th, 2024
Eve Darian-Smith

Campus Instructional Facility (CIF), Room 4039
1405 W. Springfield Avenue, Urbana

Event Description

In this talk, Professor Darian-Smith will focus on wildfires in California, Australia, and Brazil, connecting them to the broader economic, social, and political issues underlying climate change, and exploring how these wildfires have become important signifiers of an unfolding global calamity. She will include material gleaned from the UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) that convened in December 2023.

Watch video HERE

Hosted by: Center for Global Studies

In conjunction with: Center for Advanced Study Initiative Climate|Change, College of Law, Department of Anthropology, Department of Climate, Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Earth Science & Environmental Change, Department of Economics, Department of Geography & Geographic Information Science, Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences, Department of Political Science, Department of Sociology, Humanities Research Institute, Institute for Sustainability, Energy, & Environment, LAS Global Studies, Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies

Eve Darian-Smith

Professor and Chair, Global and International Studies
University of California, Irvine