Climate Change, Global Health and the Inequalities of Risk


Geographers Eloho Basikoro, Luke Bergmann, Brandon Derman, and Matt Sparke to speak at symposium designed to cross-borders and disciplines in order to re-map and rethink vulnerability and resilience. The symposium begins Thursday, April 17th - HUB 145 6:00-7:30 Keynote Lecture Patrick Bond, Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal Climate Change, Global Health and Social Advocacy: Connecting Dots and Jumping Scale It continues all-day Friday, April 18th - Petersen Room, Allen Library (Fourth Floor): 8:30-9:00 Registration and Coffee 9:00-9:30 Opening Comments Celia Lowe, Anthropology and International Studies, UW Howard Frumkin, Dean of the School of Public Health, UW 9:30-11:00 Framing Problems: Epistemologies of Climate Risk Adam Warren, History, UW Judd Walson, Global Health, Medicine, Pediatrics, UW LuAnne Thompson, Director of Program on Climate Change, Oceanography, UW Kristie Ebi, Global Health, UW 11:00-12:30 Producing Vulnerability Across Scales Mark Carey, History, University of Oregon Ed Allison, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, UW Nora Kenworthy, Nursing and Health Studies Program, UW Eloho Basikoro, Geography, UW Adam Akullian, Global Health, UW 12:30-1:30 Lunch 1:30-3:00 Times of Global Environmental Change Suraya Afiff, Director of the Anthropological Research Center, University of Indonesia Sara Curran, International Studies, UW Richard Watts, Chair, French and Italian Studies, UW Luke Bergmann, Geography, UW 3:00-4:50 Discussion: Putting it all Together: Engaging Risk James Orbinski, Chair in Global Health, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Canada Brandon Derman, Geography, UW Ulil Amri, Anthropology, UW Patrick Bond, Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal Suraya Afiff, Director of the Anthropological Research Center, University of Indonesia 4:50-5:00 Closing Comments Matt Sparke, Geography and International Studies, UWClimate