Archive for Lectures by Feasta members

Complexity, Systemic Risk, and the Perils of Risk Management

Jan 17, 2014 Comments Off by
Two talks in Bratislava and a day-long seminar in Brno by David Korowicz.
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John Sharry to speak at Social Policy Conference

Nov 04, 2013 Comments Off by

Psychologist, Irish Times columnist and Feasta member John Sharry will be speaking on the topic “Hope in the Face of Disaster – Creating a sustainable, viable, future path for civilisation” at Social Justice Ireland’s Social Policy Conference on Tuesday November 29th. Other speakers will include István P. Székely of the European Commission and Anton Hemerijck of the VU University, Amsterdam. More information

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Economics for Conscious Evolution: International Land Taxation conference

Jun 11, 2013 Comments Off by
Emer O'Siochru will be speaking on the first day of this conference from July 24-28 at the School of Economic Science, 11 Mandeville Place, London W1U 3AJ. It will explore a wide range of topics relating to Land Value Tax and global economic justice. More information here.
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Cultivating Liveable Communities

Feb 08, 2013 Comments Off by
An introduction to Resilience and Permaculture. Tuesday 12 February 2013 | 19.30 - 21.30 | Central Hotel, Exchequer St | €10 Pay Now / Free to Cultivate Members A presentation and facilitated discussion hosted by Davie Philip of Cultivate and Cloughjordan Ecovillage. This evening session will explore how we strengthen our communities to be more healthy and sustainable backed by local economies that are stronger and more resilient.
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The twilight of the age of growth

Dec 10, 2012 2 Comments by

A talk by David Korowicz to be given at The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle/ Gateshead, UK on Fri 21 Dec 2012 at 13:30 as part of The Festival of the Apocalypse developed by artists Walker & Bromwich.

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Permaculture Design Certificate Course

Jul 20, 2012 Comments Off by
Organised by Cultivate, in association with Village Education Research and Training (VERT) and Cloughjordan Community Farm. Feasta tutors include Bruce Darrell and Ciaran Mulloy. This will be a unique opportunity to learn invaluable design and practical skills embedded in an active ecovillage and vibrant community.
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From crisis to resilience: rethinking Ireland’s economic future

Apr 10, 2012 Comments Off by
Schumacher Ireland Summer School Exploring the transition to a sustainable society on the island of Ireland Schumacher College is organising its first Summer School in Ireland from 11th to 15th June 2012, in conjunction with Queen's University Belfast. Feasta members Jonathan Dawson and Peadar Kirby will be among the course teachers. [...]
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Low External Input Agriculture: the only road to a sustainable food supply – April 28th

Apr 08, 2011 Comments Off
Two public lectures hosted by the Carbon Cycles and Sinks Network and Gorta. The first lecture, "Organic farming's role in improving food security and combatting climate change", features Gundala Azeez as the speaker. The second, "Biochar's role in increasing fertility and reducing fertiliser use", will be presented by Dr. Witold Kwapinski and David Friese-Greene.
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2010 International Conference on Sustainability -Interactions between energy, economy, & the environment

Nov 07, 2010 Comments Off

This conference included David Korowicz of Feasta among its speakers (and Richard Douthwaite via 2-way link). Videos of the talks wil be available shortly.

Date and Time: Nov 12-Nov 14 2010

Venue: Grand Rapids, Michigan, US

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Politics of the 21st Century: Reviving the Commons for the Benefit of all

Oct 15, 2010 Comments Off
In this talk ecological economist Brian Davey, member of Feasta, demonstrated how many problems can be traced back to the mismanagement of common resources and argue for a new politics for the commons. What can be done given that rentier interests are so influential behind the scenes in the political system?

Can we find a new form of management, propertising without privatising, and managing the commons in the interests of all?

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Curing the Climate: It’s not just about cutting fossil fuels, you know

Jul 09, 2010 Comments Off

An evening of presentations and discussion, chaired by Molly Walsh of Friends of the Earth.

The international effort to prevent catastrophic climate change has concentrated on carbon dioxide reductions and other possible part-solutions such as reducing black carbon have been ignored. Richard Douthwaite of Feasta presented the case for a more diversified approach to the climate crisis and, in a second presentation, Corinna Byrne of the Carbon Cycles and Sinks Network set out ways in which changes in the way the land is used can remove some of the carbon already in the air.…

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Thoughts on the Edge of Collapse – David Korowicz

Jun 09, 2010 Comments Off

Date and Time: Sat 26th June, 1pm

Venue: St Kieran’s Hall,
    Cloughjordan, Ireland.

Part of the Cloughjordan Festival.…

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On the Precipice – David Korowicz

Nov 29, 2009 Comments Off

Date and Time: Sunday 29th November at 2pm
Venue: The Collective Gallery, Cockburn St, Edinburgh, Scotland (part of the Bank of Reason event)

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