El jueves 28 de enero de 2021 Ramiro Ávila Santamaría, profesor de Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar y juez de la Corte Constitucional de Ecuador, participó en el Seminario Permanente Jesús G. Amuchastegui para debatir su libro: La utopía del oprimido. Los derechos de la Pachamama (Naturaleza) y el Sumak Kawsay (buen vivir) en el pensamiento crítico, el derecho y la literatura (2019, Akal).
En la sesión participaron como comentaristas:
Modero: Prof. José María Sauca.
08 December 2020
RIVERS Principal Investigator, Lieselotte Viaene, and Digno Montalván, RIVERS associate pre doctoral researcher, took part on the 9th Annual International Conference on Rights of Nature for Peace and Sustainable Development in the frame of the Geneva Forum. Lieselotte Viaene presented an overview of the objectives and expected results of RIVERS and Digno Montalván focused on «Anthropocentrism and ecocentrism in the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights».
Info Geneva Forum
19 November 2020
RIVERS Principal Investigator, Lieselotte Viaene, gave the online seminar «Human rights and the more-than-human: legal anthropological dialogues» at Queen’s University Belfast School of Law, Human Rights Centre.
12-15 December 2019
Lieselotte Viaene «Can Rights of Nature save us from the Anthropocene catastrophe? Critical reflections on the emerging ecological jurisprudence.
Chair: Hiroshi Fukurai, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Other panel members: James Prest, Australian National University; Craig Martin, Washburn University School of Law; Peter Rush, Melbourne Law School and Isabelle Giraudou, The University of Tokyo
Lieselotte Viaene «European Research Ethics Standards vs decolonial participatory anthropological research?»
Chair: Mariya Ivancheva (University of Liverpool) Discussants: Cris Shore
(Goldsmiths, University of London) and Joël Le Déroff (Project Adviser Ethics, ERC
Executive Agency). Other panel members: Cassandra Yuill (City, University of London) and Rita Astuti & Alice Tilche (London School of Economics)
9-12 September 2019
Hosting team: Zack Walsh, Thomas Bruhn (IASS); Silke Helfrich, David Bollier (CSG);
Brooke Lavelle, Courage of Care Coalition
Lieselotte Viaene participated in this Deep Dive, together with some twenty people from different academic disciplines and geographic regions to discuss and form a common understanding and community around the importance of relational ontologies to societal transformation.
Pictures by Jacques Paysan: Flickr
19-23 August 2019
Can we develop new ways of thinking about water beyond the modern divides of nature/culture, and reconceptualising human rights? The coordinator of RIVERS Lieselotte Viaene and post doctoral researcher Marta Rica Izquierdo presented the project during this year Bergen Exchanges on Law and Social Transformation. The main themes for Bergen Exchanges 2019 were Natural Resources, Corruption, Indigenous Rights and Law and Technology.
To learn more about RIVERS project, you can watch the 20 minute talk of Lieselotte Viaene, RIVERS coordinator, sharing RIVERS research design with an introduction by Rachel Sieder (CIESAS-CMI) and followed by reflections by Marta Rica (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) Angela Ocampo (University of Louvain); and Camila Gianella (CMI) and a Q&A with the distinguished public of Bergen Exchanges 2019 (22 August 2019).