For those who wish to explore the topic in a greater depth, we recommend the following readings. In preparation to the symposium a reading group has been established at the Department of Anthropology at the University of Sydney. All of these texts have been discussed during these sessions. But as this is just the beginning, the list is far from exhaustive. Here are our recommended readings:
- 2009. Sea Level. San Roque, Craig in J Marshall (ed.), Depth Psychology, Disorder and Climate Change, Sydney: Jung Downunder Books
- 1993. The Fundamentalist Self. Chpt 9 in The Protean Self. Human Resilience in an Age of Fragmentation. Lifton, Robert Jay. BasicBooks: 160-189.
- 2001: Vita. Life in a zone of social abandonment. Biehl, João. In Social Text 68, Vol.19(3). Duke University Press,131-149
- 1995. Sarcophagus: Chernobyl in Historical Light. Petryna, Adriana. In Cultural Anthropology Vol. 10(2), 196-220
- 2009. The people paradox: self-esteem striving, immortality ideologies, and human response to climate change. Dickinson, J. L. In Ecology and Society 14(1): 34. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol14/iss1/art34/
- 2006. The Nuclear Borderlands. The Manhattan Project in Post-Cold War New Mexico. Masco, Joseph. Princeton University Press. Chpt 1 pp1-5,Chpt 2 pp 43-99
- “Flight from Death: The quest for immortality” (2003) documentary. written by Greg Bennick and Patrick Shen.
- Soapbox Forum on “Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change” (TAJA 2008, 19 April:1)