Invited to the Urban Academy 2020 - Towards the Good Life - Urban Accupunctures, reflections and practices for reinventing a desire for the future-, philosopher and envionmental engineer Malcom Ferdinand gave a talk entitled 'Colonial living & ecological crisis'.

Malcom Ferdinand is an environmental engineer and doctor in political philosophy from Université Paris Diderot. He is now a researcher at the CNRS (IRISSO/University Paris Dauphine). At the crossroad of political philosophy, postcolonial theory and political ecology, his research focuses on the Black Atlantic and particularly the Caribbean. He explores the relations between current ecological crises and the colonial history of modernity. He recently published a book based on his PhD dissertation entitled A Decolonial Ecology: Thinking of Ecology from the Caribbean World.