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

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.

A Permaculture Taster

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.

Economic Crisis & the Crisis in Economics – 15th November

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.