Lunch Talk with the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung on the downside of automobility

February 17, 2022

"The downside of electric automobility: power(less) relations and socio-ecological conflicts in the Chilean lithium sector".

Time: February 17, 2022
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Transportation is a driver of climate change - the electrification of automobility is designed to counter this. This switch from one technology to the other is, however, having a detrimental impact on the socio-ecological crisis in Chile, where the world's largest lithium reserves are located. 

Kira Güttinger is an advisor at the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung's Scholarship Department in Berlin. She is a social scientist who studied at the University of Stuttgart.
Nina Schlosser is a doctoral researcher in social sciences at the Berlin School of Economics and Law and the University of Vienna. She received a doctoral scholarship from the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung and is also a member of the Doctoral Research Group "Crisis and Socio-Ecological Transformation". As a member of the climate justice movement, she is committed to a fair mobility transition and fair changes in the use of raw materials. 

As part of our annual theme "Reimagining Space  - New Utopias", School for Talents invites you to explore ideas with guests from the Begabtenförderungswerke (programs for the promotion of talented students) of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). 

The event will be held online. Registration is not required. Event language: German.



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