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Friday, April 09, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online Event

Exploration: The Globe and Beyond

Decolonizing Deep History
Pratik Chakrabarti, Chair in History of Science and Medicine, University of Manchester; Director, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM),

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This talk will suggest the necessity and possibility of decolonizing Deep history. Deep history, which is an intensive knowledge of the history of the earth, defined European epistemology of nature as well as the colonial exploitation of natural resources. Decolonizing that epistemology requires rethinking the history of nature and of the earth.

For more information, please contact Fran Tise by email at ftise@caltech.edu.