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Friends Meeting House

Ship St
Brighton, BN1 1AF United Kingdom

March 2015

Public Roundtable: Nature As Commodity

19th March 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friends Meeting House, Ship St
Brighton, BN1 1AF United Kingdom
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Download poster (PDF) Fishery bycatch offsetting in Canada, catastrophe bonds in the US, weather derivatives in Ethiopia… What is at stake with the financialisation of nature? Where do we go from here? Panel: Melissa Leach (Director, Institute of Development Studies) Hannah Mowat (Fern, Belgium) Larry Lohman (The Corner House) Antonio Tricarico (Re:Common, Italy) Bram Büscher (Wageningen University) This public roundtable discussion is organised by the Centre for Global Political Economy, University of Sussex and the STEPS Centre, and financially supported…

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May 2018

Report from Rojava: Revolution at a Crossroads

31st May 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friends Meeting House, Ship St
Brighton, BN1 1AF United Kingdom
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This free public event features panellists Lloyd Russell-Moyle (MP, Kemptown Brighton), Elif Sarican (Kurdistan Students Union UK), Simon Dubbins (UNITE the union) and Janet Biehl (writer and artist, translator of 'Revolution in Rojava' and 'Sara: My Whole Life Was a Struggle') who discuss their experiences on delegations to northern Syria / Western Kurdistan and what they have learned about the successes and challenges facing the ‘Rojava Revolution’ on the ground. The event is co-sponsored by the ESRC STEPS Centre, Brighton…

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