Centre Members Present on Environmental Ethics, Eco-Philosophy and Environmental Harm at Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment Conference

September 2016

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Three of our members have been presenting their research at the annual Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE-UKI) postgraduate conference, hosted by the Univesity of Lincoln in September this year. Professor Duncan French , Professor of International Law and Head of School, took part in a workshop on 'Communicating Climate Change' as well as delivering a keynote address entitled Common Concern & the Paradox of Localism in International Environmental Law: "The
cloud-capp'd tow'rs, the gorgeous palaces // The solemn temples, the great globe itself" (The Tempest)’.

Also presenting was  Jamie Kunz on ‘Considering Environmental Ethics in the Formulation of Legal Responses to International Environmental Issues’. Late in the day Jack Lampkin discussed his work on ‘Eco-Philosophy and Environmental Harm: The Case of Fracking in the New Geological Epoch’