Lines of inquiry might revolve around:
(1) The differing assumptions and visions underlying diverse geoengineering projects, how have these shaped the selection of solutions. How are particular ‘Future Earth’ scenarios problematized, anticipated and planned for?
(2) How the geography of geoengineering is shaped by the presence/absence of governance mechanisms at a variety of scales, from the lab to the globe, as well as by (cross)disciplinary expertise and imperatives.
(3) How geoengineering, and the landscapes it anticipates, reshapes notions of both the ‘human’ and the ‘environment’. How is this envisioned, experienced and narrated by differently situated people and communities?
(4) How a practice-led, experimental approach can interrogate the pervasive and emerging power relations that animate geoengineering, and respond creatively, as well as analytically, to the urgent challenges of climate change, Earth shaping, and emerging cultures of science.
If interested in participating, please sent title and abstract (250 words or less) to Debora Dixon (email@example.com) and Jennifer Rice (firstname.lastname@example.org) by October 15th, 2017. Those who submit abstracts will be notified of acceptance by October 20th.