Dr Rupert Read & Alice Vincent speaking at the seminar Self Interest vs Self Preservation - what are the rights of future generations?
15th June 2011 18:00 -20:00 St Nicholas House, Bristol, BS12AW
hosted by the Schumacher Institute in Bristol in Partnership with the Alliance for Future Generations
Rupert Read co-founded a blog called One World Column and writes regularly on sites such as Liberal Conspiracy, Left Foot Forward, Open Democracy, Le Monde Diplomatique, and the Guardian, as well as on his own blog Rupert’s Read. Over the last years he published several articles on the rights of future people. He is Reader in Philosophy at the University of East Anglia. Rooted in the thinking of Wittgenstein the areas of his philosophical interest are language, sciences, literature, film and psychology. He is specialized in the philosophical contexts of a green ecology, environmental regards and politics. The latter expresses itself in his work as one of the Norwich Green Party Councillors.
Alice Vincent works as a Policy Officer in the World Future Council’s Future Justice Programme. Her fields of activity include the council’s advocacy work on Ombudspersons for Future Generations and she is involved in the Major Group Children and Youth in the run-up to Rio+20. Alice is also a member of the Alliance for Future Generations, bringing together WWF, the Gaia foundation, Friends of the Earth, Forum for the Future, the Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development, Peace Child International and the Schumacher Institute.
|Rupert Read||61.83 MB|
|Alice Vincent on the Alliance for Future Generations||37.99 MB|