February 24, 2021 - 11:30 am


Hosted by the Evergreen State College | Click here for zoom link | Shangrila Joshi is a Member of the Faculty in Climate Justice at Evergreen. Her talk on on “Climate Justice in Global Context” will be hosted by the Climate Academy (Rachel Hastings)

She earned a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Studies and Policy, with Geography as a focal discipline, from the University of Oregon, an M.A. in International Affairs from Ohio University, and a B.Sc. In Environmental Sciences from St. Xavier’s College, Kathmandu University.

Shangrila is a Newar, an Indigenous Nationality of Nepal. She was born in Patan, Nepal, and spent her formative years there, as well as in Dhaka, Bangladesh and Kabul, Afghanistan. Her academic work has focused on the politics of climate justice and is published in a forthcoming Routledge book Climate Change Justice and Global Resource Commons: Local and Global Postcolonial Political Ecologies. A short piece on some of her work, “REDD+ and the Forest Commons in Nepal,” was recently published by the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research.

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