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Ecology & the Rise of Capitalism Nature, Power, and the Origins of Our Times
May 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
| Humanities 2, Room 259
A colloquium by
Associate Professor Jason W. Moore
Fernand Braudel Center
Jason W. Moore is an environmental and world historian at Binghamton University, where he is Associate Professor of Sociology and Research Fellow at the Fernand Braudel Center. He is author of Capitalism in the Web of Life (Verso, 2015) and editor of Anthropocene or Capitalocene? Nature, History, and the Crisis of Capitalism (PM Press, 2016). A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, written with Raj Patel, will be published this fall (University of California Press). He is coordinator of the World-Ecology Research Network.
This event is co-sponsored by Rachel Carson College, the UCSC Humanities Research Institute, and the Sociology and Environmental Studies Departments. Professor More will also be speaking at EXTRACTION: A Two-Day Conference on Decolonial Visual Cultures in the Age of the Capitalocene, May 12-13, sponsored by the Center for Creative Ecologies.