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March 02nd 2017:Re-entangling Humans with Nature: A Spirituality and Ecology of Belonging With Dr. Frederique Apffel-Marglin and Co-host Dr. Bayo Akomolafe

Even in the 21st century, two-thirds of the world's peoples live in non-modern places. In such places the multitudinous voices of the spirits & deities of the other-than-human world continue to be heard, continue to be loved or feared or both, continue to accompany human beings in all their activities. In this episode, Apffel-Marglin draws on a lifetime of work with indigenous peoples of Peru & India to explore how the beliefs, values, & practices of such traditional peoples recognize that human beings are in communion with other beings in nature that have agency & are kinds of spiritual intel

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Dr. Frederique Apffel-Marglin

Frédérique Apffel-Marglin, PhD. is Professor Emerita, Dpt. of Anthropology at Smith College and founded Sachamama Center for Biocultural Regeneration in the Peruvian High Amazon in 2009 which she directs. She has spent years in India and Peru working with indigenous peoples and with farmers. She was a research associate at the World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) in Helsinki, a part of the United Nations University, for several years in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. Along with the Harvard economist Stephen A. Marglin, she has directed several research projects questioning the dominance of the modern paradigm of knowledge. She has authored as well as edited fourteen boo
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Bayo Akomolafe

Author, speaker, and ‘walkout’ academic, Bayo Akomolafe (PhD) is globally recognized for his poetic, unconventional, counterintuitive take on global crisis, civic action & social change. He is the Executive Director & Initiating/Coordinating Curator for ‘the emergence network’ (A Post-Activist Project) [], & host of the online course, ‘We will dance with Mountains’. A young professor/lecturer of clinical psychology at Covenant University, Nigeria & ethnopsychotherapeutic researcher, Bayo hopes to inspire a diffractive network of sharing – a slowing down, an ethics of entanglement, an activism of inquiry, a ‘politics of surprise
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