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      Liberal Arts Talks: Oil Politics & Environmental Justice in the Niger Delta in Indianapolis


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      March 27, 2019

      Wednesday   4:00 PM

      CE 305 , 420 University Boulevard
      Indianapolis, Indiana

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      Liberal Arts Talks: Oil Politics & Environmental Justice in the Niger Delta

      Obioma Nnaemeka presents: “Gendered Uprising: Oil Politics and Environmental Justice in the Niger Delta of Nigeria” The study investigates female collective action for environmental justice and socio-economic change in the oil-rich Delta region of southern Nigeria. Women’s grievances against transnational oil companies—ranging from ecological degradation and environmental pollution to unemployment and lack of corporate responsibility—are explored. The study also focuses on the specific strategies used for protest and their effectiveness. FAQs How much does this event cost and can I attend? This event is free and open to the public.  What are my parking options for the event? Please visit the following link for hourly rates, a visitor parking map, and garages on IUPUI's campus: https://parking.iupui.edu/pages/park/visitors/visitors.asp*Note: Closest visitor parking garage to the Campus Center is Vermont St Parking Garage (XB).

      Categories: Politics & Activism

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