Manuel Tironi

Manuel Tironi is an associate professor and co-convener of the Critical Studies on the Anthropocene group at the Universidad Católica de Chile. He is a principal investigator at the Center for Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Reduction (CIGIDEN). His work leverages the environmental humanities, cultural anthropology, and science studies to investigate how environmental justice, more-than-human ethics, and disasters are imagined and articulated in the context of climate change. He co-edited Disaster and Politics: Materials, Experiments, Preparedness (with Israel Rodriguez-Giralt and Michael Guggenheim; Wiley-Blackwell, 2014), and the forthcoming a href="https://www.bloomsbury.com/au/thinking-with-soils-9781350109599/#:~:text=About%20Thinking%20with%20Soils&text=Bringing%20together%20new%20modes%20of,to%20address%20global%20ecological%20change." target="_blank">Thinking with Soils: Material Politics and Social Theory (with Juan Francisco Salazar, Céline Granjou, Matthew Kearnes, and Anna Krzywoszynska; Bloomsbury, 2020). Working with Indigenous communities in northern Chile, his current project examines alternative theories and practices for ecological reparation at the intersection of extractivism and geo-climatic disruptions.

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