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Academic Special Session: Degrowth, Buen Vivir, Post-Extractivism and the Imperial Mode of Living

A Dialogue between Latin America and Europe

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The degrowth perspective focuses mainly on Europe and tends to overlook debates and approaches in other world regions. In this panel, we would like to outline recent debates in Latin America around concepts like Good Living (Buen Vivir) and post-extractivism. What can those experiences contribute to alternatives in Europe? How can struggles and alternatives in different parts of the world relate to each other more systematically? Is the concept “imperial mode of living” – and the opposite: a “solidary mode of living” - an adequate form to think dominant and alternative tendencies in Europe and Latin America together?
Convenors: Miriam Lang (Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador) and Ulrich Brand (University of Vienna, Austria)
Presenters:
Miriam Lang (Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador)

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Day: 2018-08-23
Start time: 16:00
Duration: 02:00
Room: Moriskan (Stora Salongen)
Track: Expanding Geographies of Degrowth

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