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What is the Future for Islands?

Islands often figure as sites of isolation, exception, the archaic and
even backwardness. Paradoxically, they may serve as key harbingers or
bellwethers, as places on the frontline of environmental change, the location
of utopic visions and radical social experiments, and flashpoints for conflicts
over resource management. This one-day interdisciplinary symposium
examines islands' roles in the political, cultural, and ecological realms, tackling
urgent questions about the possible futures for islands in a world of increasing
global interconnection and environmental change.
Islands often figure as sites of isolation, exception, the archaic and
even backwardness. Paradoxically, they may serve as key harbingers or
bellwethers, as places on the frontline of environmental change, the location
of utopic visions and radica...
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