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About carldeath

I teach and research international politics in Manchester.

Transition Towns programme Oct-Dec 2012

All are welcome to attend these reading group sessions. They take place at 6pm in the Arts Centre (the quietest spot!)  Thursday 25th October Joe Dunthorne and Mosh Pit Society http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01m176r Margrit Kennedy, Complementary Currencies http://margritkennedy.de/media/art_en_complementary_currencies_54.pdf   Thursday 22 November … Continue reading

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Transition towns reading group, first meeting of the new academic year 2012-2013

There will be a meeting of the Transition Towns reading group on 11 October at 5:30 (I’ll be going along after another meeting at 6) in the Arts Centre café. This meeting is a welcome for new members, and we’ll be discussing … Continue reading

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What is ‘The Future We Want’? Rio + & –

A version of the following article by Carl Death and Mark Whitehead was published under the headline ‘Environmental future less grim than Rio negotiations suggest’ in the Western Mail on 3 July 2012. In the past few weeks of excitement … Continue reading

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Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development

With the Rio+20 conference now just over two weeks away (after it was moved to avoid the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee) I’d be interested in people’s thoughts, hopes and fears regarding all aspects of the conference. Who will attend, what will … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Transition Towns reading group dates and texts – all welcome

The group meets at 6pm on the last Friday of the month in term times in the Arts Centre (Aberystwyth), provisionally upstairs in the bar – moving downstairs or outside if noisy or sunny respectively. This session’s readings have followed … Continue reading

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Transition Towns Reading Group – Kate Soper – TONIGHT!

The TT reading group will be meeting tonight in the Arts Centre cafe at 6pm. All are welcome. We will be reading and discussing a recent piece by Kate Soper, whose work on ‘nature’ will be familiar to many of you. The … Continue reading

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Rachel Carson writing prize

In commemoration of fifty years of *Silent Spring*, the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society is soliciting essays from junior and senior scholars which analyze the impact and reception of *Silent Spring*as well as the legacy of Rachel Carson. … Continue reading

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Transition Towns reading group programme 2012

Happy new year! The TT reading group group usually meets on the last Friday of the month, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, 6 pm, mezzanine floor opposite cafeteria. All welcome! Friday 27th January Lezaun J, 2011, “Bees, beekeepers, and bureaucrats: parasitism and the … Continue reading

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Transition Towns Reading Group, Friday 25 November 6pm

The Reading Group will meet tomorrow (friday) at 6pm in the Arts Centre Cafe to discuss the following text: Solnit, Rebecca (2009) Falling Together (extract from A Paradise Built in Hell). Turbulence. http://turbulence.org.uk/turbulence-5/falling-together/ All welcome.

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Transition Towns discussion group tomorrow evening (Friday 28th)

After yesterday’s lively (and packed!) discussion on arch-positivist political scientist Robert Keohane, some of you might like something a little more ‘alternative’. If so please join us for the Transition Towns reading group discussion on Cynthia Peters ‘Kinship vision’. See … Continue reading

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