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Kasia Paprocki, “Threatening Dystopias: The Global Politics of Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh”

Prof. Kasia Paprocki (LSE) joins Dr. Philip Gooding (IOWC, McGill) to discuss her first monograph, Threatening Dystopias: The Global Politics of Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh, which was published by Cornell University Press in 2021. They discuss Prof. Paprocki’s longstanding work with peasant movements in southwest Bangladesh, challenging normative problems in international narratives around climate, development, and sovereignty.

Prof. Paprocki is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she is affiliated with the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and co-organizes the Social Life of Climate Change seminar series. She completed her PhD from Cornell University in 2017.




The Indian Ocean World Podcast is hosted by Dr. Philip Gooding, produced by Sam Gleave Riemann, and published under the SSHRC-funded Partnership “Appraising Risk, Past and Present.”

Image Credit: “A View of the Largest Mangrove Forest in the World” by Zeesan R Chowdhury, via Wikimedia Commons