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Tackling Peak Oil, Climate Change and Economic Breakdown


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                                      Schumacher Ireland Summer School
                             From crisis to resilience: rethinking Ireland’s economic future

                                          economic leadership in uncertain times

                                                          11th-15th June 2012
                                    Camphill Community, Glencraig, Holywood, Co Down

The scale of the economic challenge facing both parts of Ireland requires a creative and innovative response. Few believe that ‘back to normal’ is either feasible or desirable. So what is the next economy going to look like? How can we build resilience to external shocks? And how can we achieve the transition to a sustainable society?

Some of the leading thinkers of our time are addressing the challenges facing our local and global economy. Find out what they are thinking and test your own ideas in an informal setting at the first Schumacher Ireland summer school, a unique opportunity to get to know the thought leaders for a new economy.

Robin Murray: industrial and environmental economist with a special interest in social innovation.

Peadar Kirby: expert critic of Irish development policy in the celtic tiger years and advocate of a radically fresh approach to the economy.

Hazel Henderson: futurist, economic iconoclast and ‘one of the 50 people most likely to change the world’ – Wired magazine.

Jonathan Dawson, course facilitator: head of economics at Schumacher College specialising in community enterprise and finance.

With a focus on interactive and participatory learning, Schumacher College offers the practical skills and strategic thinking required to face the ecological, economic and social challenges of the 21st century.

For further information go to or email
John Woods | Office: +44(0)28 9042 6513 | Mobile: +44(0)7712 843 213

John Woods

Schumacher Ireland Summer School |

Visiting Research Associate | School of Law | Queen’s University Belfast

3 Bangor Road | Holywood | Co Down | N Ireland | BT18 0NT

Office: +44(0)28 9042 6513 | Mobile: +44(0)7712 843 213 |





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