Whose home is it anyway? Tribalism versus diversity


The tribe is not a uniquely human characteristic, but is an important aspect of many species of animal on the planet. Yet diversity is also an essential aspect of life. How can these two apparently opposite qualities work together? This session explores the issue of identity, discovering our separation from the rest of nature as symptomatic of our alienation to diversity.

Keith Skene is a writer, lecturer, scientist and a former Rhodes scholar. He is based at the College of Life Sciences in Dundee. His main academic interests in work are evolutionary ecology and sustainability. He is also heavily involved in education and artscience collaborations.

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