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Ninth Annual Dimensions of Political Ecology Conference

University of Kentucky, Lexington KY
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s):
Various. Keynote by Carolyn Finney

The University of Kentucky Political Ecology Working Group invites you to participate in the Ninth Annual Dimensions of Political Ecology (DOPE) Conference on February 21-23, 2019 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. The DOPE Conference has become a key international forum for graduate students and faculty at all stages in their careers, fostering critical interdisciplinary discussion of urgent topics including: rural social movements; food systems; complexity in ecological and social systems; decolonization, knowledge, and difference; science and technology studies; neoliberal natures and climate justice; and feminist political ecologies, among many others. Over 300 scholars, activists, and environmental professionals attended DOPE 2018 representing dozens of disciplines and more than 100 institutions spread over four continents. Speakers for DOPE 2019 include Dr. Priscilla McCutcheon (Welcome Address - University of Kentucky), Dr. Carolyn Finney (Keynote Address - Independent Scholar), Dr. LaToya Eaves (Plenary Panelist - Middle Tennessee State University), Dr. Hanna Garth (Plenary Panelist - University of California San Diego), and Dr. Rachel Watkins (Plenary Panelist - American University).