Socio-Environmental Dimensions of Oil Palm and Rubber Plantations

November 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mānoa Campus, On Zoom Add to Calendar

Southeast Asian people have witnessed major transformations in their lives and livelihoods in recent decades. This webinar series focuses on a variety of issues, and most have a plastic connection. This webinar discusses the socio-environmental dimensions of the expansion of oil palm and rubber plantations. Panelists: Vong Nanhthavong (Research Fellow, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) Country Office in Laos, University of Bern); Lisa Kelley (Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Denver); Andini Desita Ekaputri (PhD Candidate, Natural Resources and Environmental Management Program, UH Mānoa); Jean-Christophe Diepart (Research Associate, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, University of Liège (Belgium)). Moderator: Philip Hirsch (Professor Emeritus of Human Geography, School of Geosciences, University of Sydney) Our Fall 2021 webinar series "Southeast Asia in Transition: Plastic Runs Through It" explores how communities in the region currently experienced economic, social, and cultural dislocations of these transformations.

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Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CALL), Mānoa Campus

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