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Sustainability in Crisis

Murray Edwards College: Sept 26-28, 2011

Deadline for applications: August 26, 2011

Aim of Course

Sustainability in Crisis is a three-day cross-disciplinary consultation being held in Cambridge in September 2011, aimed at thought-leaders, academics, campaigners and policy-makers, representing a variety of religious perspectives or none. It will serve as a forum for informed and honest conversation about the challenges we all face and the distinctive contribution religions might make to addressing them.

See the advert and consultation overview

We welcome the submission of posters by students, researchers and those working practically in the areas covered by the conference. Please see further details below.

We also have a blog containing posts and links to material on the subject of the conference, a Twitter feed and a Facebook page.

 

 

Speakers (listed in alphabetical order) and topics

See multimedia items for this course or click on specific talk title in the course schedule to see available resources for that talk.

Click on a speaker's name to obtain brief biographical details.

Venue

The conference will be held in Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DF.

Murray Edwards (formerly New Hall), a modern and friendly college for women, provides excellent conference facilities with good access. The college is set in 11 acres of wooded grounds with informal lawns and gardens. 

You can find more information about Murray Edwards here.

For maps and directions click here.

Course Schedule

Monday September 26
2.00 pmArrival
4.15 pmIntroduction
4.30 pmSession One
5.30 pmQuestions and Discussion
6.30 pmDinner
8.00 pmPanel Discussion - Questions and Discussion
9.30 pmFinish for the Day
Tuesday September 27
9.00 amSession Two
10.00 amQuestions and Discussion
10.30 amCoffee Break
11.00 amPanel Discussion - Questions and Discussion
12.30 pmLunch
2.00 pmSession Three
3.00 pmQuestions and Discussion
3.30 pmTea Break
4.00 pmPanel Discussion - Questions and Discussion
5.30 pmFree time
6.30 pmGala Dinner
8.00 pm Satish Kumar: Sustainability and Spirituality
8.45 pmArtistic feature (details to be confirmed)
10.00 pmFinish for the Day
Wednesday September 28
9.00 amSession Four
10.00 amQuestions and Discussion
10.30 amCoffee Break
11.00 amPanel Discussion - Questions and Discussion
12.30 pmLunch
2.00 pmSession Five
3.00 pmQuestions and Discussion
3.30 pmConcluding Remarks
3.45 pmDepart
5.30 pm Bill McKibben: Public Lecture: Faith in a Sustainable Future