Is THIS what’s been making ‘global warming’ so bad?

Is THIS what’s been making ‘global warming’ so bad?
Not as stranded as previously indicated.

[Ed. – Your daily visit to the Can’t-Make-This-Stuff-Up Department.]

IS ISLAMOPHOBIA ACCELERATING GLOBAL WARMING?

Monday, May 9, 2016 – 5:00pm

The Ecology and Justice Forum In Global Studies And Languages Presents:

Ghassan Hage

Ghassan Hage is Future Generation Professor in the School of Philosophy, Anthropology and Social Inquiry, University of Melbourne…

This talk examines the relation between Islamophobia as the dominant form of racism today and the ecological crisis. It looks at the three common ways in which the two phenomena are seen to be linked: as an entanglement of two crises, metaphorically related with one being a source of imagery for the other and both originating in colonial forms of capitalist accumulation. The talk proposes a fourth way of linking the two: an argument that they are both emanating from a similar mode of being, or enmeshment, in the world, what is referred to as ‘generalised domestication.’ …

Sponsored by Global Studies and Languages, Global Borders Research Collaboration, MIT Anthropology

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