Course: Resource Entanglements: Disparate Narratives on Natural Resource Extraction in Latin America


Institute of Latin American Studies Course on the 20th of May: Resource Entanglements: Disparate Narratives on Natural Resource Extraction in Latin America

Registration fee:

£30.00 (standard)

£15.00 (student/retired/unwaged)

Course Code

ILAS022
Course Date

20th May 2016
Places Available

83
Course Description
Resource Entanglements:

Disparate Narratives on Natural Resource Extraction in Latin America

 

20 May 2016

Room G22/26 (Ground Floor), Senate House

Malet Street, WC1E 7HU

 

9:45-10:00 Registration

 

10:00-10:10 Welcome

 

10:10-11:00 Keynote address, by Evan Killick, University of Sussex

 

11:00-11:15 Tea/Coffee break

 

11:15-13:00 Multiplicity of Voices

 

Extractive Development versus Environmentalism: Struggles to Define Sustainability in the Isiboro Indigenous Territory and National Park (TIPNIS), Bolivia

Jessica Hope (University of Cambridge)

Pulp Fictions: Reconfiguring Development through Uruguay’s Largest Ever Foreign Investment Project

Oliver Balch (University of Cambridge)

Gold Mining in Colombia: From Mountains to Text

Juan Felipe Hernández (University of British Columbia)

Contested Narratives of Pollution, Health and Responsibility in Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Delia Rizpah Hollowell (University College London)

 

13:00-14:00 Lunch

 

14:00-15:45 Engaging Extraction

 

Valuation Struggles in the Ecuadorian Amazon: Beyond Indigenous People’s Responses to Oil Extraction

Julie Dayot (University of Oxford)

Wranging and Entanglements: Examples of Mine-Community Relations in Ancash, Peru

Ursula Balderson (Newcastle University)

Goldminers and Costa Rica's Green Revolution: The Political Ecology of Corcovado National Park

Clate Korsant (Goldsmiths College)

Complicity in the Margins: Oil Jobs and the Social Productivity of Unemployment among the Guarani of the Argentine Chaco

Agustin Diz (London School of Economics)

 

15:45-16:00 Coffee/Tea break

 

16:00-17:30 Indigenous Moral Perspectives

 

Is It All About the Water? Exploring Conflicts between Indigenous Communities and the Mining Industry in the Atacama Desert

Katy Jenkins (Northumbria University) and Hugo Romero Toledo (Universidad Diego Portales)

Paita Ikanteteri Desarrollo? (‘What Would You Say Is Development?’): Conversations about Development at the Extractive Frontier in the Peruvian Amazon

Juan Pablo Sarmiento Barletti (Durham University)

Resource Rumours in the Bolivian Highlands: The Hope and Fear of Gold in Community Land

Miranda Sheild Johansson (London School of Economics)

 

17:30-18:30 Concluding Remarks

 

Janet Stewart (Durham University)

Gavin Hilson (Surrey University)

Dinah Rajak (University of Sussex)

Robin Wilson (University of Oxford)