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Transition to Sustainable Communities

Time: March 29, 2010 from 9:30am to 6pm
Location: Peter Frogatt Centre
Street: QUB University Road
City/Town: Belfast BT7
Website or Map: http://qub.ac.uk
Phone: 028 9024 5133
Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Centre for Sustainability and Environmental Governance, the Institute for a Sustainable World, and the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy
Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2010

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The Transition to Sustainable Communities: Justice, Resilience and Practices of Sustainable Living’
March 29th 2010
Peter Frogatt Centre, Room 305

Organised by the Centre for Sustainability and Environmental Governance, the Institute for a Sustainable World, and the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy

DRAFT PROGRAMME
9.30-10 Arrival, coffee, registration and welcome

10-12.30 Session 1
Richard O‟Rourke (Association for the Study of Peak Oil) – „Sustainable Lifestyles and Communities?: Future Scenarios‟
Geraint Ellis (QUB) „Beyond consensus?: Agonism, republicanism and a low carbon future‟
John Barry (QUB) – „Transitions to sustainability and resilience: the cultural and psychological dimensions of climate change and peak oil‟

12.30- 1.30 Lunch
1.30 - 3.30 Session 2

Marius de Geus (Leiden University) – „Sustainable hedonism: the pleasures of living within environmental limits‟
Peter Doran (QUB) - “Structural Adjustment of the Spirit: the individual as a relation of opposition”
Liam Leonard and Paula Kenny (Sligo Institute of Technology)– „Restorative Justice and the Sustainable Community‟

3.30-4pm Break

4-5 Plenary/roundtable discussion – ‘How are we to live?: Sustainable living and sustainable communities in the age of climate change and peak oil’
Mark Price, Liam Leonard, Sharon Turner, Jim Kitchen (Sustainable Development Commission), John Woods (Holywood Transition Town)

5-6pm Reception and launch of Emerald Ecopolitics book series ,

Prof. Sean Gorman (Dean), launch of book series and Emerald presentation

ALL WELCOME

This is event is free but please email John Barry to confirm a place – j.barry@qub.ac.uk

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