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Devolution, Brexit and the SDGs | UKSSD workshop with Aled Jones, 1 March 2017

This session at the 2017 UKSSD Annual Conference will focus on the evolution of governance within the UK with the movement of power back to London from Brussels and the movement of power away from London to the regions. The changes implied by Brexit and devolution going in tandem are profound and far reaching and the implementation of policy to support the SDGs is a vital part of this.

The link between banking and sustainability | Seminar w/ Richard Werner, 9 Feb

That banking has in many countries been operated in a way that is not sustainable has become obvious since the 2008 crisis. However, what is the link between banking and the structure of the banking sector and environmental sustainability of economic activity?

Social Science and Moral Economy | Evening lecture by Prof Andrew Sayer, 22nd Feb 2017

Using the example of political economy, Professor Andrew Sayer will talk about social science’s conflicted stances towards normativity, and how these derive from unsatisfactory treatments of culture-nature relations, and a false equation of objectivity with value-freedom.