Key Debates in Environmental Anthropology

Conferencia de Antropología Ambiental en Munich

Inaugural Conference ot the Environmental Anthropology Working Group, German Anthropological Association (GAA)

26.09.2016 – 27.09.2016

Location: Rachel Carson Center, Munich, Germany

Conveners: Rebecca Hofmann (LMU Munich and PH Freiburg), Ursula Münster (Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society and LMU Munich), Carsten Wergin (University of Heidelberg and University of New South Wales, Sydney)

This workshop is the inaugural event of the recently founded Environmental Anthropology Working Group of the Association of German Anthropologists (DGV).

During the workshop, participants will discuss key debates and standpoints in environmental anthropology and its diverse engagements with current environmental problems, such as climate change, species extinction, deforestation, industrial pollution, the food crisis, industrial agriculture, and water management. The workshop will give ample space for discussion and is aimed at strengthening the network of environmental anthropologists in Germany and beyond. Participants are invited to interact with international fellows at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society.

There will be a keynote address, with the speaker to be confirmed. Download the program.

This event will be held in English and is open to anyone interested. To register, please contact


Lunes, 26 de setiembre


17:30 – 17:45 Welcome and Introduction

17:45 – 19:00 Michael Watts (University of California, Berkeley) (requested)

19:30 – 20:00 Reception and Dinner


Martes, 27 de setiembre


Chair: tba

09:30 – 09:40 Impulse talk by Uli Beisel (University of Bayreuth)

09:45 – 11:00 Open Discussion

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break


Political Ecologies

Chair: Daniel Münster (Heidelberg University)

11:30 – 11:40 Impulse Talk (speaker tba)

11:40 – 13:00 Open Discussion

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break


Environmental Ontologies

Chair: tba

14:00 – 14:10 Impulse Talk by Arno Pascht (University of Cologne/ Munich)

14:10 – 15:30 Open Discussion

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break


Future Perspectives

Chair: Rebecca Hofmann / Ursula Münster / Carsten Wergin

16:00 – 17:30 Final Discussion

17:30 End of Conference

18:30 Dinner

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