Register now for this important conference!

25 07 2011

Friday, September 30 – Monday, October 3, 2011
Only the Friday night free public meeting is at the Sydney Myer Asia Centre, Melb Uni
The rest of the conference, Saturday through Monday, will be at Victorian Trades Hall

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER/BOOK ONLINE THROUGH TRYBOOKINGS

Featuring:

John Bellamy Foster

JOHN BELLAMY FOSTER, renowned US economist and ecologist, Monthly Review editor and author of What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism (with Fred Magdoff); The Ecological Rift, The Ecological Revolution, The Great Financial Crisis; Marx’s Ecology; Ecology Against Capitalism; and The Vulnerable Planet.

IAN ANGUS, a founder of the Ecosocialist International Network and editor of climateandcapitalism.com. Author of Confronting the Climate Change Crisis: An Eco-socialist Perspective; Food Crisis: World Hunger, Agribusiness and the Food Sovereignty Alternative; and The Global Fight for Climate Justice.

Click here for list of other speakers at the conference.

Three days of feature talks, panel discussions and more than 20 workshops to discuss solutions for a world in crisis

Including:

  • Capitalism, socialism and ecology
  • People’s power and democracy
  • The climate debt and the Global South
  • Refugees, racism and internationalism
  • Food security and survival
  • Building movements that can stop climate change
  • The global nuclear threat
  • Indigenous resistance, land and sovereignty
  • Feminism and climate change
  • Imperialism, war and oil
  • The market vs social ownership
  • The dirty record of carbon trading
  • Population and the planet
  • Agribusiness and sustainable alternatives
  • The movement against coal seam gas mining

…and much more

Right click here to download the full conference agenda in PDF format

Organised by Green Left Weekly, Resistance and the Socialist Alliance

Sponsored by the Office for Environmental Programs, Melbourne University

Co-sponsors: Monthly Review, Friends of the Earth (Melbourne), climateandcapitalism.com, Links International Journal for Socialist Renewal, Labour Party Pakistan (LPP), Sydney University Political Economy Society, Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM), Partido Lakas ng Masa (PLM – Philippines), Australia-Asia Worker Links, Left Unity Adelaide, Adelaide Climate Emergency Action Network (CLEAN), Community Radio 3CR, Transform Asia, Action Aid International and Melbourne University Student Union.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW

Free Public meeting “ Capitalism and the Accumulation of Catastrophe”
with John Bellamy Foster – 7pm, Friday September 30
Sidney Myer Asia Centre, Melbourne Uni:
Free – please register to guarantee your place

Whole conference (including Friday public meeting):
solidarity $100 / waged $60 / concession $20

Per day (Sat, Sun, Mon):
solidarity $55 / waged  $35 / concession $15

To register or for more information:
CLICK HERE TO BOOK/REGISTER ONLINE
CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE FACEBOOK PAGE
CLICK HERE TO CONTACT US VIA EMAIL

PHONE: (03) 9639 8622 or Viv Miley +61 408 398 724 or Peter Boyle +61 401 760 577
FAX: +61 2 9281 7184
POST: PO Box 394, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia








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