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The ecofeminist perspective: Practicing care instead of mistreatment

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Torino, Italy

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17:00

September 28th at 17:00 in your time zone

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For too long, Western society has been defined by dishonesty and abuse. Under the regime of patriarchy and male supremacy, women and nature have suffered abuse and injustice.

But our Mother Earth is generous, and she is female—and it is precisely the voice of the feminine to which we must listen if we want a world based on dialogue, empathy, and understanding rather than competition and the systematic abuse of others.

We have already begun this work with incredible projects like Donne che salvano la terra (“women who save the earth”), that gives voice to people who work, often in the shadows, to protect the Earth, produce good, clean and fair food, and change the future. During this conference, we present the stories of ten award-winning women through voice, image, and sound.

This event is the final stage of the Donne che salvano la terra project, created by Slow Food with support from the Piedmont Region’s department for equal opportunity.

Panelists:

  • Anna Kauber (Italy) is a filmmaker and landscaper who, for many years, has documented and shared stories of rural places, immersing herself in the social and cultural issues of local communities. Her film In questo mondo (In this world) celebrates Italian women shepherds.
  • Larissa Mies Bombardi (Brazil) is a professor now living in exile in Belgium due to increasing threats following her publication of A Geography of Agrotoxins Use in Brazil and its Relations to the European Union in 2017. She was formerly a contributor to Rádio Brasil Atual and a researcher in Geography at the University of São Paulo.

This event is free and open to all who are interested. To participate, please book a spot on the website (just click on the “Register” button on the event page and leave your email address). We recommend arriving at the Arena 10 minutes before the start of the event. The organizers reserve the right to reassign your seat if you are not present within 5 minutes of the start.

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is presented by Slow Food, the City of Turin, and the Piedmont Region. We look forward to seeing you at Parco Dora in Turin from Thursday, September 26 – Monday, September 30. Through food, we can rediscover ourselves as part of nature. #TerraMadre2024.

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Event languages:
IT, EN

Event location:
Piemonte – Torino - Parco Dora, Parco Dora – Joannah Stutchbury Arena
Ingresso Corso Mortara - Torino (Italy)
GPS: 45.0901115, 7.672939

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