Seán Ó Conláin and Caroline Whyte speak with Margreet Frieling of the Wellbeing Economy Alliance about the potential of wellbeing frameworks as tools for improving how societal progress can be measured. How transformative can these frameworks be?
In our Bridging the Gaps podcast series, the hosts, Seán O’Conláin and Caroline Whyte, explore a range of topics with guests from a wide variety of backgrounds. As with our previous series in 2022, 2021 and 2020, and our 2019 podcast series Beyond the Obvious, it is co-organised by Feasta and the European Health Futures Forum (EHFF). Please feel free to comment below.
Special thanks to Laoise Kelly who gave us permission to use her harp music. The piece is ‘Waltzing Daisy’ from her album ‘Just Harp’. You can find our more about Laoise’s music here.…
David Somekh and Caroline Whyte speak with Jim Garrison, who co-hosts the Humanity Rising webinar series and who has been active throughout his life in the anti-war, anti-nuclear, citizen diplomacy and environmental movements.
Caroline Whyte and Seán Ó Conláin speak with Anne Barrington of the Ó Cualann Cohousing Alliance and Uuriintuya Batsaikhan of Positive Money Europe.
Lars Münter speaks with David Somekh and Caroline Whyte about the need to shift emphasis in the healthcare system away from ‘illness care’ and towards empowering patients and helping to build community capacity, and about synergies between the healthcare system and the broader economy, the energy system, and the education system.
Seán Ó Conláin speaks with ecologist Julien Carlier about his doctoral thesis on the ecological benefits of greenways and his current work on mapping High Nature Value farmland and forestry.