The Economics of Happiness – film screening followed by discussion

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Date and Time: Wednesday February 2, 7:30 pm
Venue: Sugar Club, Lower Lesson Street, Dublin 2

Cultivate, in association with FEASTA, Grow It Yourself, Transition Towns Ireland and Northern Ireland, Slow Food Ireland, Happenings, Green Works and the International Society for Ecology and Culture are presenting a special Dublin screening of The Economics of Happiness. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with the director and special guests including Feasta's Richard Douthwaite, journalist and founder of GIY Mick Kelly, educator Suzie Cahn from Transition Ireland and Northern Ireland and networker Sarah Fleming, Slow Food International. Davie Philip, Feasta member and the Community Resilience coordinator from Cultivate, will chair the discussion. Information from each of the organisations involved (listed above) will be available and the evening will act as an informal social and networking opportunity for those active in building the local economy.

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About the author

Caroline Whyte collaborated with Richard Douthwaite on an online update of his book Short Circuit: Strengthening Local Economies in an Unstable World in 2002-3 and went on to study ecological economics at Mälardalen University in Sweden in 2005-6, writing a masters thesis on the relationship between central banking and sustainability. She compiled the conclusion for Feasta's 2011 book Fleeing Vesuvius and was a contributor to the Feasta Climate Group's book Sharing for Survival in 2012. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

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