Episode 3: Sustainability

Episode 3: Sustainability

In this episode Dr. Tessa Diphoorn and Dr. Brianne McGonigle Leyh are joined by Dr. Nikkie Wiegink and Dr. Joost Vervoort to discuss the concept of ‘sustainability’. Dr. Wiegink is Assistant Professor Utrecht University’s Department of Cultural Anthropology and Dr. Vervoort is Assistant Professor in the Environmental Governance Group at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development.

Some of the concepts discussed in this episode are sustainability, sustainable development, and sustainable development goals (SDGs). How do these concepts play a role in their work? Do they use or approach the concept similarly or do they differ?

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Literature list and further reading

Fry, Stephen. 2018. Mythos: the Greek Myths Retold. Penguin Books.

Maggs, David, and John Robinson. 2020. Sustainability in an Imaginary World: Art and the Question of Agenc, Routledge.

Tsing, Anna L. 2017. "A threat to Holocene resurgence is a threat to livability." The anthropology of sustainability. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2017, pages 51-65.

Wiegink, Nikkie. 2020. Former Guerrillas in Mozambique. University of Pennsylvania Press.

ZA/UM. 2019. Disco Elysium. Videogame