Suzana Sawyer (University of California, Davis), “Suing Chevron: The Small Matter of Crude’s Valence of Truth” (FES Research Seminar)

Event time: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall See map
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

A talk by anthropologist Suzana Sawyer on indigenous rights and oil development in the Ecuadorian Amazon, and the years-long litigation against Chevron over oil pollution. Professor Sawyer’s research examines struggles over resources in the Ecuadorian Amazon, focusing specifically on conflicts over land and petroleum development among forest peoples, the state, and multinational oil companies.

Open to: 
General Public