Climate Justice and Colonialism - Speaker Series

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This engaging series of scholar presentations, Reframing Modern World History: Centering Climate Justice and Colonialism, is designed to help World History teachers rethink our curriculum. It is a part of the effort by the UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project to reframe the modern world history course with an overarching question that asks “How do we get into right relationship with the planet and each other?” This approach globalizes the investigation of the origins and consequences of the industrial revolution, colonialism, and the resulting climate crisis we face today while highlighting alternate visions for a sustainable and more just

The next presentation in this series will be: "Neoliberalism, the New Face of Colonialism" with Hossein Ayazi on Sat. February 10, 9:00-11:00 AM on Zoom.

Ayazi is a Senior Researcher with the Global Justice Program at the Othering & Belonging Institute at the University of California, Berkeley. Ayazi explores neoliberalism as a new formation of racial and colonial capitalism; a response to capitalist crisis and ascendant revolutionary-socialist struggles between the mid-to late-20th century; and a key basis of the climate crisis today.

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