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FEASTA Guest Lecture & Discussion: Creating & Directing Public Money by Mary Mellor

Apr 07, 2014 No Comments by
Friday 25th April 2014, 6pm for 6.30 start at Teachers Club, 36 Parnell Sq. , Dublin. Mary Mellor is Emeritus Professor in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Northumbria University in Newcastle. One of her primary interests is in developing radical alternative models of money, finance and economic development.
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A Permaculture Taster

Feb 06, 2013 No Comments by
Hosted by Davie Philip of Cultivate and Bruce Darrell of Feasta, both based at Cloughjordan Ecovillage. A one-day introductory workshop this coming Saturday 9th February 2013, 10.00 – 16.30. Using an active learning approach this workshop will give an introduction to permaculture design principles and outline how they can be applied to your own life and work.
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Two lectures by Brian Davey, in Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary.

Feb 06, 2013 No Comments by
The first of these lectures, “The place of the environment in economic theory ” will take place on February 7th, and the second, “Can technology and markets can solve all the problems?”, the following Monday, February 11th.
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Building Resilience in an Era of Financial Crisis: Nicole Foss public lecture

Sep 26, 2012 No Comments by
Next Friday, Sept 28th, at 8.30pm, in Django’s Hostel, in Cloughjordan Eco-village, Co. Tipperary. Automatic Earth energy expert, editor/blogger and Feasta member, Nicole Foss (aka Stoneleigh) will give a lecture to launch the Feasta Members’ Weekend in Cloughjordan. The lecture is open to everyone but please rsvp info@feasta.org if you plan to attend.
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Economic Crisis & the Crisis in Economics – 15th November

Nov 04, 2011 1 Comment by
A lecture by Steve Keen, author of Debunking Economics: the naked emperor dethroned. He is a winner of the Revere Award for being the economist who most cogently warned of the crisis, and whose work is most likely to prevent a future one. He is professor of economics and finance at the university of Western Sydney. Followed by a panel discussion with Prof Keen and including Richard O’Rourke of The Association for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO Ireland) and Gillian Fallon and David Korowicz from Feasta.
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Convergent Crisis & National Resilience: Peak oil, food, credit & the end of the age of growth – 13th July 2011

Jul 03, 2011 No Comments by
There are growing risks of deep shocks to our basic material and social welfare, and as yet little evidence that such risks are understood or planned for. We urgently need national resilience planning to help us absorb the severest risks, and give us the confidence to move forward optimistically and with realism.
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An Introduction to peer-to-peer – May 8th

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments by
Will open source product design underpin a new type of creative economy in which some things will be available in abundance mostly for free? Theorist Michel Bauwens and the P2P foundation believes so. But is the future he envisages compatible with the ecological limits that humanity is encountering in almost every field?
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Lessons from the Crisis, Lessons for the Future – May 11th

Apr 10, 2011 No Comments
Public Lecture on Modern Money Theory and the economic crisis, organised by Smart Taxes
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The Climate Crisis: What Next? – April 30th

Apr 09, 2011 1 Comment
The international negotiations on a global climate treaty seem to be making very little progress. After a review of the current situation and the reasons for it, this meeting will explore alternative proposals for dealing with the situation which do not simply involve restricting fossil fuel use.
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What organic and low-input has to offer growers, their customers and the planet – April 30th

Apr 08, 2011 No Comments
Public meeting which has been planned to suit people who are already farming organically or who are thinking of doing so. Featuring Gundula Azeez, a former policy adviser to the Soil Association, Martin Peck, who raises sheep organically in Wales, and Joe Condon, who raises cattle organically in South Tipperary, selling the beef direct to the public.
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Lessons from the Crisis, Lessons for the Future – May 11th

Apr 08, 2011 No Comments
Public Lecture on Modern Money Theory and the economic crisis, organised by Smart Taxes
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Purpose in the Age of Uncertainty – March 21st

Mar 16, 2011 No Comments
David Korowicz spoke at the Cork launch of Feasta’s Fleeing Vesuvius. Described as a “goldmine” by Richard Heinberg, in his foreword to the just-published North American edition, Fleeing Vesuvius is Feasta’s most important work to date.
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Through the Looking Glass: An Evening with Vinay Gupta

Sep 27, 2010 No Comments

In this seminar, Vinay Gupta, a thinker on catastrophe and resilience, explored the phenomenon of collapse and examined the structures which underlie social, political, financial and supply-chain systems, suggesting they may not be as vulnerable as some might fear.

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