Libby Robin: “Changing Expertise in Planning for Global Change and the Future of the Planet”

LIBBY ROBIN
Historian of Environmental Ideas
“Changing Expertise in Planning for Global Change and the Future of the Planet”

LibbyRobinPosterFINAL3-16Tuesday, April 5th
5:00pm
Carswell Hall, Annenberg Forum
Light Reception to Follow

Libby Robin is a historian of environmental ideas and Professor at the Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University, Canberra. She is a research affiliate at the National Museum of Australia and the KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory, Stockholm. Libby Robin was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities in 2013. Recent books include The Future of Nature: Documents of Global Change (Yale UP 2013) with Sverker Sörlin and Paul Warde, and forthcoming in mid-2016, Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change with Jennifer Newell and Kirsten Wehner, Routledge Environmental Humanities.

Sponsored by the WFU Humanities Institute with funding made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and co-sponsored by the WFU Office of Sustainability and the WFU Center for Energy, Environment & Sustainability.