Fri. Apr 23rd, 2021

Common Alternatives

Creating Futures Beyond Capital and Carbon

EX­ALT Symposium 2020

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The EXALT Symposium 2020 was a series of convivial online discussions stretching across three days on 21-23 of October, 2020. The event drew together diverse critical analyses of the phenomena of global extractivisms and the myriad alternatives pursued both in theory and practice. The main aim of the Symposium was to contribute to, expand and deepen the concept of extractivism and the role of alternatives beyond the conventional usage connected to natural resources. The Symposium consisted of a main Roundtable-discussion (see recording below) with some of the world’s leading scholars working on extractivisms, followed by seven sessions (see recordings below) covering different aspects of global extractivisms and alternatives.

Session recordings can be found here.