Cultivating Resistance and Hope Between Amazonia and Caledonia

A conversation across the deep and troubled Atlantic.

McLeod Hall, the Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Road, Glasgow, G51 3UU

This is an invitation to bend back the branches of our respective traditions, to dig deep to find life in place of destruction, look up to face and undo empire, and meet to make hope across our territories.

Hosted by Centre of Political Economy of Labour and University of Strathclyde with Galgael and Centre for Human Ecology and as part of the declared Govan Free State for COP26.

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facilitator, Brian Garvey, University of Strathclyde;

Maria Leusa Munduruku, Indigenous Women’s Association, AmazĂ´nia, Brazil;

Ana Laide Barbosa, AmazĂ´nian fisherwoman, great-granddaughter of the enslaved, member of Xingu Vivo Para Sempre movement;

Gehan MacLeod, co-founder Galgael;

Colin Gordon, Scottish farmer and researcher;

Iain MacKinnon, researcher, University of Coventry;

and Music from Nelson Wilson and Alistair Macfarlane.