Future exiles: climate change and migration

5.30pm, 29 October 2020


Edmund De Waal Library Of Exile Dresden Helen Binet 2

This panel discussion explores the interconnected nature of climate change and migration and accompanies the current British Museum / Citi exhibition, Arctic: culture and climate and Edmund de Waal's library of exile installation.

Panellists include indigenous Arctic writer, spoken word poet and curator, Taqralik Partridge; Shaul Bassi, Director of the International Center for the Humanities and Social Change at Ca'Foscari University of Venice; and James Thornton, an environmental lawyer and writer. The New Statesman named Thornton as one of 10 people who could change the world.