LECTURE: Dr. Vandana Shiva, Indian Scientist and Leading Critic of Corporate Globalization
- Vandana Shiva
Indian Scientist and Leading Critic of Corporate Globalization
"Real Wealth, Real Poverty: How Economic
Globalization is Robbing the Poor of Wealth"
Tuesday, December 2, 2003
Balch Auditorium, Scripps College (directions below)
Dr. Vandana Shiva is the founder and director of the Research
for Science, Technology and Ecology (RFSTE), based in Dehra Dun, India.
Since 1982, the foundation has focused on protecting people' s rights
threats to their environment by centralized systems of monoculture,
agriculture and fisheries. Dr. Shiva's goal is to conduct research
not on them" to create a greater understanding of "the interconnections
the web of life."
Aside from her work with the RFSTE, Dr. Shiva has also written a number
books, including Stolen Harvest, Ecofeminism, Breakfast of
Truth about Rain Forest Destruction, Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature
Knowledge, Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development, and the
published Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit.
Dr. Shiva's lecture is part of the Scripps College Humanities
Institute's Fall 2003
program "Poverty." The Program in Science, Technology, and Society of
Claremont Colleges is also a co-sponsor of this event.
Driving directions to Claremont:
FROM THE 10
Take 10 East to Claremont exit at Indian Hill Blvd.
Go left (north) on Indian Hill Blvd.
Immediately after crossing the Metrolink train tracks, take a right
(east) on First Street.
Left (north) on College Avenue to 10th Street.
Right (east) on 10th Street, cross Dartmouth Avenue and go to the end
of the street. (10th Street dead-ends at Columbia Avenue)
There is a parking lot at the SW corner of 10th and Columbia.
Balch Auditorium is across the street entrance is from the east.
FROM the 210
From Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley, take the I-210
freeway east and exit at Towne Avenue. Turn right onto
Towne, then turn left onto Foothill Boulevard. Continue on
Foothill for just over one mile and turn right onto
Dartmouth Avenue. Drive south to Tenth Street; turn left
and proceed to the parking lot at the corner of Tenth and