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February 2 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Alyssa Battistoni, "After Carbon Democracy: Towards Democratic Decarbonization"

  • Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 12:15PM - 1:30PM
  • Room 128
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

Alyssa Battistoni is a political theorist and Assistant Professor of Political Science at Barnard College. She works and teaches on climate and environmental politics, capitalism, Marxism, feminism, and other topics in contemporary social and political thought. Her academic work has been published in Political Theory, Perspectives on Politics, and Contemporary Political Theory, and she writes frequently for publications including The Nation, Dissent, the New Left Review, n+1, Boston Review, and Jacobin. She is a member of the Climate & Community Project, on the editorial board of Dissent, and a contributing editor at Jacobin. Alyssa is the co-author of A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal (Verso 2019), with Kate Aronoff, Daniel Aldana Cohen, and Thea Riofrancos. She is presently a Member of the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study, where she is working on a book about capitalism and the value of nature, titled Free Gifts: Capitalism and the Politics of Nature.


You may email schell.law@yale.edu one week prior to the session to request background readings. 

Lunch will be provided.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights