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Iain McCalman: Encountering the Anthropocene

Encountering the Anthropocene. The role of the Environmental Humanities and Social Sciences.

Professor Iain McCalman introduces the term ‘The Anthropocene’ and how it is transforming the mission of what the humanities can be. (00:38) He gives an overview of the conference: Day 1: Perspectives (1:05). Day 2: Caring for Country (2:24) and Day 3: Animals, Plants, Food (3:08) and reminds us that the humanities can bring feeling, emotion and passion to environmentalism in our mission to save the world.