Practicing the Commons: conference days 4 and 5

My third and last blog in this series covers days 4 and 5 of the 16th IASC conference, held from 10 to 14 July in Utrecht. Thursday was a day unlike the others, because it was a day of field trips with destinations all over the Netherlands, instead of a regular conference day. While I wasn’t able to take part in the excursions, I did co-organize a side event on Thursday evening.

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Brexit, a scene from the Anthropocene

Slightly over two months ago, the ‘Brexit’ vote took place, leaving a lot of us in horror, lethargy, or at least confusion. If our confusion has receded as time has gone by, it is because we have become used to this new reality, not because it started making sense. Does it bring clarification when we interpret it in the context of the Anthropocene?

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