Feature video

Encountering the Anthropocene

Professor Iain McCalman introduces the term 'Anthropocene' and considers how it is transforming the mission of the Humanities (00:38). He gives an overview of the conference: Day 1: Perspectives (1:05). Day 2: Caring for Country (2:24) and Day 3: Animals, Plants, Food (3:08) and reminds us that the humanities can bring feeling, emotion and passion to environmentalism in our mission to save the world.