Climate migration discussion incl Zita Holbourne, Richard Black + others

Video of panel presentations from ‘Linking Climate Change with Migration’ public event 7th March 2016 at Kings College, which began with a screening of the film ‘Crossing Footprints’ by Kooj Chuhan.  The climate migration discussion also included Andrew Baldwin and Alex Randall.  The ‘Crossing Footprints’ film shown at the event can be seen in two parts as the Footprint Modulation documentary and the Human Migration And The Environment documentary, all are on the DOCUMENTARY FILM PAGE.  This video of the panel presentations is approx 40 mins long:

Also, esp if you haven’t time to watch the video above check out the great twitter feed about the event reproduced HERE

The climate migration discussion panel included speakers:

Richard Black, leading scholar at SOAS on migration in the context of climate change
Zita Holbourne, community, union and human rights activist, writer, artist and curator; co-founder of Black Activists Rising Against Cuts
Andrew Baldwin, chair of international Climate Change and Migration research network based at Durham University
Alex Randall, UK Climate Change and Migration Coalition
Kooj Chuhan, artist, filmmaker and curator of the ‘Footprint Modulation’ exhibition exploring climate migration and justice

+ Public launch and screening of the film ‘Crossing Footprints: Human Migration and the Environment’ by Kooj Chuhan / Metaceptive Media, about both the Human Migration and The Environment Conference and the Footprint Modulation art exhibition www.metaceptive.net/footprint-modulation

Chaired by Dr Helen Adams, researcher on human interactions with environmental change at Kings College

There’s a great twitter feed from Platform of the discussion if you haven’t time to watch this but want a flavour of the points being made – see bottom of this post.

Crossing Footprints film and climate migration discussion 7th March 2016 at Kings CollegeAbout the event and the climate migration discussion:

Full details of this event which was hosted by Kings College London are available to read  at http://metaceptive.net/footprint-modulation/climate-migration-panel/ .

The original promotional blog post is available to read at http://metaceptive.net/linking-climate-change-with-migration/ .

This film screening and climate migration discussion event was organised by Dr Andrew Baldwin and Kooj Chuhan in partnership with Metaceptive, UKCCMC, the Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience (Durham University) and the Centre for Integrated Research on Risk and Resilience (King’s College London), SOAS and BARAC.

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