This event will bring together scholars from around the world who will explore the concept of sustainability, addressing current and future challenges for sustainable futures and introducing innovative and feasible solutions to these challenges.

 

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Program

9:00 am9:10 am
Opening Remarks
Speakers
Elke Weber
Director, Fung Global Fellows 2022-24
Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, Professor of Psychology and the School of Public and International Affairs
Princeton University
9:10 am10:30 am
Session 1: Green Futures: Sustainability and Natural Resource Law in Africa
Speakers
Muyiwa Adigun
2023-24 Fung Global Fellow, Visiting Research Scholar
Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Moderator
Peter Kayode Oniemola
Senior Lecturer, Department of Industrial and Commercial Law, Faculty of Law
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Opeyemi Adewale Gbadegesin
Lecturer, Department of Public Law, Faculty of Law
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Mahmudah 'Tosin Yussuf
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law
University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
10:30 am10:40 am
10:40 am12:20 pm
Session 2: Beyond Borders, Across Time: Perspectives on Temporality in Migrant Experiences
Speakers
Laila Omar
2023-24 Fung Global Fellow, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Moderator
Elizabeth Cohen
Maxwell Professor of U.S. Citizenship; Associate Editor, American Journal of Political Science
Boston University
Melanie Griffiths
Birmingham Fellow
University of Birmingham
Ken Chih-Yan Sun
Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology
Villanova University
Rahsaan Mahadeo
Assistant Professor
Providence College
12:10 pm1:00 pm
Lunch Break
Location
In conference room lobby
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Session 3: Towards Hopeful Digital Futures: Technology, Work, and Human Values
Speakers
Angela Ke Li
2023-24 Fung Global Fellow, Visiting Research Scholar
Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore
Moderator
Benjamin Shestakofsky
Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of Pennsylvania
Angèle Christin
Associate Professor of Communication and, by courtesy, of Sociology
Stanford University
Malte Ziewitz
Associate Professor, Director, Digital Due Process Clinic
Cornell University
Siyuan Yin
Assistant Professor, School of Communication
Simon Fraser University, British Columbia
2:30 pm2:40 pm
2:40 pm4:00 pm
Session 4: Sustainable future of the global commons: Equity in governing the Antarctic, the deep seabed, the high seas, and the atmosphere

This panel will discuss the concept of equity and the role of institutions in achieving equity looking at different global commons: Antarctica, the deep seabed, the high seas, and the atmosphere.

Speakers
Yelena Yermakova
2023-24 Fung Global Fellow, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Moderator
Daniela Liggett
Associate Professor, School of Earth and Environment, Faculty of Science
University of Canterbury
Catherine Blanchard
Assistant Professor of Public International Law
Utrecht University School of Law
Ekatrina Antsygina
Research Assistant
Universität Hamburg
Barbara Buckinx
Research Scholar, Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD)
School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
4:00 pm4:10 pm
4:10 pm5:30 pm
Session 5: Disaster Risk Management Policies in Latin America: A Comparative Analysis of the Experiences in Chile, Costa Rica, and Peru
Speakers
Ady Chinchay-Tuesta
2023-24 Fung Global Fellow, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Moderator
Patricio Valdivieso
Professor, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences
Universidad Austral de Chile (UACh)
Adolfo Quesada-Román
Associate Professor, Environmental Sciences, School of Geography
University of Costa Rica
6:30 pm8:30 pm
Reception and Dinner
Location
Nassau Inn, 10 Palmer Square, Presidential Dining Room