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The Anthropocene Project | An Opening

Sun, Jan 13, 2013 Keynote by Dipesh Chakrabarty

What is the price of the Anthropocene for the global South? Historian Dipesh Chakrabarty draws a line from capitalism to global warming and questions of global justice. Or, as he puts it, if a large amount of humanity did not live in poverty, pollution in the atmosphere would be much worse than it is. A critical look at wicked problems,” the easily understood but difficult to solve problems of the Anthropocene. History on an Expanded Canvas: The Anthropocene’s Invitation. Keynote by Dipesh Chakrabarty (Department of History, University of Chicago)