Speaker: Ilenia Iengo
Early career researcher in Political Ecology and Environmental Humanities. She holds
a Masters Degree in International Environmental Studies from the Norwegian University of Life
Sciences (NMBU) with a thesis on the Urban Political Ecology of waste conflicts, toxic
biographies and environmental injustice in Campania, Italy. She has worked on ToxicBios: a guerrilla narrative project of Public Environmental Humanities mapping contamination, illness and resistance through storytelling contamination and resistance. Her research focuses on the matters
of politicization of ill bodies, biopolitics, degrowth, trans-corporeality,
reproductive politics, feminist and queer studies, environmental justice and activism, radical urban geographies and practices. She nurtures interest to work at the
interface between academic research and activism.