Social Justice in the GeoHumanities Working Group: Discussion of Dipesh Chakrabarty’s The Climate of History in a Planetary Age

This working group seeks to explore the ways in which the nascent field of GeoHumanities (born of the intersections between geography, geology and the humanistic inquiries in history, culture, literature, media and art) reckons with issues of social justice, such as racial capitalism, urban practices of redlining, asymmetrical global development and environmental degradation, poverty, climate-and war-related population displacements, among others.

Coordinators: Priya Jaikumar (, and Neetu Khanna (

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