Mar 28

TRIPTYCH #3

Fast-forward climate migration

28/03/2019
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Migration knows no borders and neither does climate change. Last in our series on open borders and the future of migration, climate migration is possibly the least understood phenomenon yet perhaps the scariest. This is no polar bear kind of talk. Join us to know more about tomorrow’s hot issue.

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8:00 – 9:30 PM   FULL CIRCLE TRIPTYCH #3

A compelling debate on the hot issues of our time, with accomplished orators and a challenging audience.
No drinks or food provided.

Location: Full Circle House – Chaussée de Vleurgat 89, Ixelles 1050

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ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

François Gemenne is a FNRS senior research associate at the University of Liège and a specialist of environmental geopolitics and migration dynamics. His research deals mostly with environmental and migration governance. He has worked in particular with populations displaced by environmental changes, including natural disasters, and the policies of adaptation to climate change. He has conducted field studies in New Orleans after hurricane Katrina, Tuvalu, China, Kyrgyzstan, the Maldives, Mauritius and Japan, after the Fukushima disaster. He has been involved in a large number of international research projects on these issues. In 2015, he was recipient of a Fulbright scholarship to pursue research at Princeton University. In 2010, he was awarded the ISDT-Wernaers Prize for achievement in the communication of science to the general public.

 

Kooj Chuhan is a digital artist, filmmaker, creative producer and activist. He was born in Punjab, India but has lived in the UK most of his life. He has worked with international artists and with numerous local communities, has exhibited widely and has gained an award for digital arts connecting refugees with climate change. He is the founder of Virtual Migrants artists collective, and has also co-founded the Black Arts Alliance. With his company, Metaceptive Projects & Media, Chuhan’s work explores social justice, environment, diversity and radical perspectives. ‘Footprint Modulation’ is his latest environmental art exhibition. He also lectured in filmmaking, worked in schools and with youth groups, and served on the board of the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology in Liverpool, UK.