Centre-Member Megan Blomfield publishes book on “Global Justice, Natural Resources, and Climate Change”

Today, 21st of May, Megan Blomfield's book is getting published with Oxford University Press! In Global Justice, Natural Resources, and Climate Change, she provides an "innovative and original political theory of natural resource justice and also motivates and applies the theory by reference to the problem of climate change". Description: "To address climate change fairly, …

Philosophy PhD Studentship in Sheffield: ‘Climate Ethics and Enhanced Weathering’

The Department of Philosophy here in Sheffield invites applications for a fully-funded PhD studentship in Philosophy, starting in September/October 2019, as part of the Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation at the University of Sheffield. The studentship includes UK/EU tuition fees and a maintenance stipend at the standard RCUK rate for up to four years. …

Panel and Q&A-Event: Movements for Global Justice

Panel and Q&AMonday the 29th of April, 2-4pm Though philosophers disagree about what just world would look like, very few deny that we live in a world that is characterised by many global injustices. Philosophy can help us to understand the nature of these injustices and the responsibilities of individuals, governments and others to address …

Blog-Post: Environmental direct action and civil disobedience

by Megan Blomfield. Megan Blomfield is member of the Centre, and focusses her research on global justice and the environment. She mainly works on the ethical and political dimensions of climate change. You can read more on her recent research below! On the 20th of March, the Sheffield Politics department organized a workshop on ‘Activism …

Activism and Academia in the Anthropocene

The Department of Politics Cross-Cutting WorkshopWed, 20 March 2019  Elmfield 215, University of Sheffield14:00-15:30 Roundtable on "The Contemporary Contours of Environmental Activism"- with Jenny Pickerill, Tom Johnson, Roscoe Blevins, Adeniyi P. Asiyanbi, Megan Blomfield16:00-17:30 Roundtable on "Environmental Activism and Academia" - with Andrea Brock, Amber Huff, Aaron Thierry, Juliet De Little While the environmental crisis grows …