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Mesoamerican Biodiversity, Green Imperialism, and Indigenous Women’s Leadership in Defense of Territory

Mujeres Mazahuas, MéxicoMESOAMERICAN BIODIVERSITY, GREEN IMPERIALISM, AND INDIGENOUS WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP IN DEFENSE OF TERRITORY

Convened by CLACS; Latino Studies at NYU; Gender and Sexuality Studies at NYU; Center for Research on Women at Barnard University; PUEG at UNAM

October 19, Wednesday
9:30 am to 6 p.m.

Department of Social and Cultural Analysis
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

at Bowery and 5th Street

For more information visit Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at NYU.


9:30 am: Introductory Remarks

10 am to 12 pm: When Environmentalism Kills

Breaking the Silence: State Violence against Triquis Women of Oaxaca, Natalia De Marinis, CIESAS (Center for Research and Doctoral Studies in Anthropology), Mexico

Feminist ‘Sorority’ Against Feminicide: Natural Resources, Militarization, and the ‘Project Mesoamerica’ (Plan Puebla-Panamá), Norma Iris Cacho Niño, Organizer with the Marcha Mundial de las Mujeres en México (World March of Mexican Women, Mexico Branch)

Geopolitics of Emancipations, Ana Esther Ceceña, Director of the Institute for Economic Research (IIEC) at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

A Continent Under Threat: The Eagle Spreads it Wings, Rodrigo Yedra Rodríguez, Researcher, Geopolitical Observatory for Latin America at the IIEC, UNAM

Chair and Commentator: Marisa Belausteguigoitia, Director Programa de Estudios de Genero (PUEG) UNAM

12 pm to 2 pm: Lunch

2 pm to 4 pm: Appropriate Knowledges and Gender Conservation

Appropriating Territory: Women’s Spaces in the Conservation and Management of the Environment, Martha Eugenia Villavicencio Enríquez, Consultant with Women’s Indigenous Organizations, Chiapas, Mexico

Gendered Knowledges and the Conservation of Biocultural Diversity: Resisting World Bank Supernational Projects, Alberto Betancourt Posada, Professor, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, UNAM

Tseltal Women in Chiapas: Food Autonomy and the Transformation of Gender Politics, Magali Barreto Avila, Researcher, Institute of Anthropological Investigation, UNAM

Race, Indigeneity, and Gender in a New Post-Colonial Conservation Territory: Some Notes from the Maasai Steppe Heartland, James Igoe, Anthropology Department, Dartmouth University

Chair and Commentator: Iván González Márquez, Anthropology Department, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad Iztapalapa

4 to 6 pm: Indigenous Territorial Rights Revisited

Territory: Indigenous and Western Juridical Concepts Before the Resolutions of the OAS’s Inter-American Court of Human Rights, x’Rosalbaek Sakubelnichim, Doctoral Student, Law School, University of Salamanca, Spain

Defending Indigenous Territorial Rights and the Struggle for Resources in the Lacandon Jungle, Miguel Angel A. García Aguirre, Co-Founder of NGO Maderas del Pueblo del Sureste, A.C., Chiapas, Mexico

Defending Common Lands, June Nash, Anthropology Department, City University of New York (CUNY), Graduate Center

Reworking Patriarchy: Gender, race and land registration in the Honduran Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve, Sharlene Mollett, Geography Departmet, Darmouth University

Chair and Commentor: TBA

Co-sponsored by the Humanities Initiative at NYU, the Institute for Latin American Studies (ILAS) at Columbia University, the NYU Dean for the Humanities, the NYU Native Studies Forum, the NYU Department of Anthropology, Metropolitan Studies at NYU, the NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at NYU, and the Research Center for Leadership in Action at NYU.

Photograph of Mujeres Mazahuas – México, courtesy of Agua, Ríos y Pueblos


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