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Van Reybrouck as Arne Næss Professor 2024 in Norway

David Van Reybrouck has been appointed as the 2024 Arne Næss Professor at the University of Oslo. "The Arne Næss Chair in Global Justice and the Environment is awarded annually to a scholar, leader or activist of international renown," says the website of the Centre for Development and the Environment. The Chair was named after Arne Næss, widely regarded as Norway's most influential philosopher of the 20th century, a pioneer of environmental philosophy, an avid mountaineer and the founder of the "deep ecology" movement.