This international symposium deals with conflicts over resources - for instance, regarding mining and land - that are related to contemporary political-economic and socio-ecological crises.
The symposium focuses on four themes: theory and concepts; the role of the state; social relations; and transformation from below. The aim of the symposium is to bring together scholars from different fields of research and world regions to enhance our knowledge of the linkages between conflicts and global crises, the role of the state, the interrelations between conflicts over resources and social relations, and transformations from below.
Central questions of the symposium are:
Shalini Randeria (keynote), Haroon Akram-Lodhi, Manuela Boatcă, Ulrich Brand, Jan Brunner, Kristina Dietz, Marc Edelman, Bettina Engels, Kristina Großmann, Andrew Herod, Oliver Pye, Ian Scoones, Mario Schenk, Verónica Schild, Eric Vanhaute, Giorgos Velegrakis
08.02.2018 - 09.02.2018
Freie Universität Berlin, Harnack-Haus Tagungsstätte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Ihnestr. 16-20, 14195 Berlin