CSAS Spring Symposium 2023 on Climate Change and South Asia

Please join us for this year’s Spring Symposium on Climate Change and South Asia, from April 18-20. We have an exciting lineup of speakers including three keynote events with Amitav Ghosh (produced by the Better Tomorrow Speaker Series); Kazi Khaleed Ashraf; and Shumaila Hemani. Please see below for details and to register, and please visit the Symposium website for more information. We hope to see you there!

Schedule of Symposium Events

Tuesday, April 18

6:30 PM IN PERSON Keynote. Amitav Ghosh: The Nutmeg’s Curse: Climate, Colonialism, and Global Geopolitics. Followed by book signing. UH Manoa Art Auditorium; Cosponsored by Better Tomorrow Speaker Series, Hamilton Library, Department of Asian Studies, UH Press, and Halekulani Hotel. Register for in-person attendance. 

This talk will also be live-streamed on the Better Tomorrow Speaker Series YouTube channel. It will not be recorded. 

Wednesday, April 19 

8:00 am – 4:30 pm VIRTUAL Presentations. Register (this link lets you register for all virtual Symposium events)

5:00 pm IN PERSON Keynote. Kazi Khaleed Ashraf: Who is Afraid of Climate Change?
Hamilton Library 401. Followed by a reception. Register for in-person attendance (including reception!).

This event will also be live-streamed and recorded on the CSAS YouTube Channel. 

Thursday, April 20 
12:00 pm VIRTUAL Keynote: Shumaila Hemani. Sound Art and Climate Justice in the Wake of Epochal Floods and Human Displacement. Register (this link lets you register for all virtual Symposium events)

2:30 – 7:00 pm VIRTUAL Panels. Register (this link lets you register for all virtual Symposium events)

For more information and to view details of the panels, please visit the Symposium Website