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Workshop: 'Law in the Anthropocene', Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October

last modified Sep 28, 2016 09:40 AM

C-EENRG, in cooperation with the Collège de France, Paris, is pleased to invite you to a workshop on 'Law in the Anthropocene', supported by the Cambridge / Paris Sciences et Lettres Fund.

The workshop will develop the research agenda featured in C-EENRG Working Paper 2016-4, authored by Jorge Vinuales (

SESSION N° 1 - Friday 30 Septembre 9.30 – 12.30
David Attenborough Building, Room 1.25

9.30 – Welcome tea and coffee

Jorge Vinuales: Introduction to the Project and Framework -
Law and the Anthropocene
Discussion by all participants

Panel n° 1

- Christophe Bonneuil: Thinking with Gaia: The geological turn
   in the social sciences and humanities
- Danouta Liberski: La Terre des autres
- Simon Deakin : Anthropocene Legal Form

Chair: Alain Supiot / Discussion by all participants

12.30 – Lunch in Common Room

SESSION N° 2 - Friday 30 September 14.00 – 18.00
David Attenborough Building, Room 1.25

Panel n° 2

- Luca d’Ambrosio: De la responsabilité à l’âge de l’anthropocène
- Beatrice Parance: Le concept de causalité face au phénomène
   de l’anthropocène
- Linxin He: What is a right? The concept of subjective
   right and the Anthropocene

Chair : François Brunet / Discussion by all participants

16.00 – Coffee Break – Common Room

Panel n° 3

- Laureline Fontaine: Re-thinking the function of the Constitution in
   the ‘age’ of the Anthropocene
- Bertram Lomfeld: Debt in the Anthropocene
- Leslie-Anne Duvic Paoli: The Principle of Progression in the Anthropocene

Chair: Pierre Bocquillon / Discussion by all participants

SESSION N° 3 - Saturday 1st October 9.30 – 12.00
David Attenborough Building, Room 2.49

- First results and publication as Working Papers
- Future collaborations / introduction by C. Bonneuil of the project
   ‘Humaniées Environnementales’ and discussion of potential steps.

12.00 – Farewell lunch – Common room