The Global Labour Research Centre (GLRC) and the Las Nubes Project at York University are pleased to present a two-part panel series, Rural Livelihoods & Social-Ecological Wellbeing in the Global South.

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When:
February 26, 2021 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
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The Global Labour Research Centre (GLRC) and the Las Nubes Project at York University are pleased to present a two-part panel series, Rural Livelihoods & Social-Ecological Wellbeing in the Global South.

Co-sponsored by the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC).

Panel #1

People and Place: Structural and Geographic Conditions Shaping Wellbeing in Southern Costa Rica

Friday, February 12, 2021

12:30 – 2:00 pm ET

Register for the first panel.

Discussant

Martin Bunch (Professor, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, York University)

Panelists

Edgar Espinoza Cisneros (Assistant Professor, School of Geography, University of Costa Rica), “‘Walking the talk’ in land management: Structural factors influencing pro-environmental intention-action links in the Savegre river watershed, Costa Rica”

Adolfo Quesada Román (Department of Geography, University of Costa Rica), “Climate change and tropical cyclones: Impacts on rural and indigenous communities of Térraba catchment, Costa Rica”

Panel #2

Rural Ways of Being and Knowing: Resilience and Wellbeing in Southern Costa Rica

Friday, February 26, 2021

12:30 – 2:00 pm ET

Register for the second panel.

Discussant

Felipe Montoya (Professor, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, York University)

Panelists

Mburucuya Marcela Ortiz Imlach (Ph.D. Student, Environmental and Urban Change, York University), “Peasant Wellbeing in the Alexander Skutch Biological Corridor (ASBC), Southern Costa Rica”

Francesc Rodríguez (Associate Professor, School of Political Science, University of Costa Rica), “Uncovering the ontological and epistemic dimensions of hydro-extractivism in southern Costa Rica: It’s time for a change of direction”

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