Public Engagement

Globalism and Localization: Emergent Approaches to Ecological and Social Crises Book Launch and Discussion

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College 65 West 11th Street Room B500, New York, NY 10011

You are invited to celebrate the launch of the new book, Globalism and Localization: Emergent Approaches to Ecological and Social Crises. Within this collection, contributors expound upon the connection between local and global phenomenon within their respective fields including social ecology, climate justice, ecopsychology, big history, peace ecology, social justice, community resilience, indigenous rights, permaculture, food justice, liberatory politics, and both transformative and transpersonal studies.

The following panel of authors will discuss their experiences in addressing the ecological and social crises highlighted in the book:

Panel Discussion

Jeanine M. Canty, Professor and Chair, Environmental Studies department at Naropa University. Introduction and Chapter 3, The Ties That Bind: An Earth-Based Story of Home

Brian Tokar, Director, Institute for Social Ecology and Professor, Environmental Studies at the University
of Vermont. Chapter 1, Climate Justice and the Challenge of Local Solution

Ana I. Baptista, Chair, Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management MS program at Milano. Chapter 8, The Evolution of the Environmental Justice Movement: Translocal Voices for Systemic Transformations

Asoka Bandarage, Consultant and Practitioner, in social philosophy & consciousness, environmental sustainability, human well-being, international development, and political economy. Chapter 9, Ethical Path to Ecological and Social Survival

Presented by the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment at The New Schools of Public Engagement

Event Type

Lectures and Panel Discussions, Author Readings and Discussions





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Getting Here

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By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.

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