Juan Francisco Salazar, Manuel Tironi

Juan Francisco Salazar is Associate Professor and Research Director of the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University, Australia. He is a cultural anthropologist and film-maker with current research and teaching interests in the fields of environmental humanities; anthropologies of science and technology; speculative documentary film; sustainable futures; Antarctica and Outer Space. His latest book is the co-edited volume Anthropologies and Futures (Bloomsbury, 2017) and his latest film is Nightfall on Gaia (Australia/Chile, 92 min, 2015).|Manuel Tironi is Associate Professor and co-convener of the Critical Studies on the Anthropocene group (www.antropoceno.co) at the Instituto de Sociología at P. Universidad Católica de Chile. He is principal investigator of the Center for Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Reduction (CIGIDEN) and the Millennium Research Nucleus on Energy and Society (NUMIES). His work leverages the environmental humanities, cultural anthropology, and science studies to engage with issues of toxicity, environmental justice, politics of care, disaster cultures, and geological modes of knowing. metironi@uc.cl