Check Out Our Upcoming Events in February

Join us in February for our line-up of events that investigate topics such as climate change and climate politics, ecological democracy and nature and culture.

2017 is upon us, and we at SEI are busy preparing for our upcoming February events.

In our first event of the year, SEI has the pleasure of hosting renowned US climate scientist Professor Michael E. Mann. SEI will also welcome visiting speakers such as Karin Bäckstrand, Stockholm University; Robyn Eckersley, University of Melbourne; James Meadowcroft, Carleton University; and John Dryzek, University of Canberra, for the Ecological Democracy – Looking Back, Looking Forward workshop.



Climate Change and Climate Politics: Where to Now?

In this workshop intellectuals, commentators and activists consider the question: where to now for meaningful climate action?

Tuesday 7 February 2017 
12.30 – 6.00PM

In partnership with The Balanced Enterprise Research Network (BERN)

The Madhouse Effect: Climate Change Denial in The Age of Trump

How climate change denial is threatening our planet, destroying our politics, and driving us crazy.

Wednesday 8 February 2017 
6.00 – 7.30PM

In partnership with SYDNEY IDEAS

Ecological Democracy: Always Greener on the Other Side?

Exploring the tensions and synergies between democracy and sustainability on local, national and global levels.

Monday 20 – Tuesday 21 February 2017

Co-sponsored by the University of Sydney, University of Canberra and Stockholm University.

Ecological Democracy – Looking Back, Looking Forward

Examining the contributions of theories of ecological democracy and evaluate how (or if) they might respond to the current set of ecological, and democratic, challenges.

Monday 20 February 2017 
6.00 – 7.30PM

In partnership with SYDNEY IDEAS

The Re-(E)Mergence of Nature in Culture

An exploration of the interwoven relationship between culture and nature experienced by indigenous cultures around the world and how this relationship can be used to challenge the large scale degradation of the environment.

Thursday 23 February 2017

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