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Episode 7: Rethinking Population in an Era of Climate Change

This PopDev interview series features scholars and activists attending the Old Maps, New Terrain: Rethinking Population in an Era of Climate Change meeting at Hampshire College.

Episode 7 features Shahina Parvin and Zakia Luna:

Shahina Parvin is interested in exploring the political economy of biomedicalization of women’s bodies, particularly, women of global south.

Zakia Luna is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara and faculty affiliate of the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice at Berkeley Law.

In this series, interviewees exchange critical perspectives on reproductive, environmental and climate justice, today’s population control, the relationship between people and the environment.

PopDev and co-hosts convened the Old Maps, New Terrain: Rethinking population in an era of climate change meeting at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, U.S from May 27-29, 2016. At the meeting, participants collectively examined population in the context of climate change, conflict and shifting geopolitics.