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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.

Prosperity Without Growth | Lecture with Prof Tim Jackson, Christchurch NZ, 17 Feb 2017

On the occasion of the launch of the revised 2nd edition of Prosperity without Growth, Tim Jackson will give a lecture at University of Canterbury. The CUSP Director will discuss how much has changed in our new political and economic reality, and ask what we mean by a ‘post-growth’ economy? How can we live well in a finite planet?

Sustainable Global Prosperity and Business Models | Seminar with Tuukka Toivonen, 25 Jan

How can business models be used to renew our economy? This seminar will discuss the role of values-led business model innovation in the construction of a new economic culture.

Prosperity without Growth: Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow | New book by Prof Tim Jackson

What can prosperity possibly mean in a world of environmental and social limits? With this substantially revised and re-written edition, Tim Jackson expands upon the arguments of the 1st edition and demonstrates that building a ‘post-growth’ economy is a precise, definable and meaningful task.

Reimagining Building Use | A roundtable for businesses

We live in a world where our buildings are under-utilised, global resource extraction is expected to grow to 82 billion tonnes in 2020, and 300,000 new housing units per year are predicted to be required in the UK. Through this roundtable discussion we will respond to these issues, and work together to challenge our ‘business as usual’ approach to buildings.

Does Brexit mean Brexit? | Seminar with Andrew Gamble

The consequences of the Brexit vote in June 2016 will take many years to be fully understood. This presentation will assess the changes which have already taken place, and will ask whether Brexit will have lasting consequences for British politics and British government.

The End of Growth? Evening debate with Federico Demaria, Graeme Maxton, Jørgen Randers and Kate Raworth

In a world of environmental and social limits, is there still a role for economic growth in delivering a sustainable prosperity? Join us on Monday the 28th November 2016 as we will host Federico Demaria, Graeme Maxton, Jørgen Randers and Kate Raworth for an evening debate at the House of Commons, chaired by Caroline Lucas.

Nature of Prosperity II: The audacity of hope | London, 28 Nov 2016

In challenging and uncertain times, our theme for second in our series of dialogues on the Nature of Prosperity was the role of hope in redefining and delivering prosperity. The dialogue series is chaired by Baron Rowan Williams and featured Jørgen Randers, Graeme Maxton and Camilla Toulmin.

The Political Culture of a Democratic Route towards Sustainable Prosperity | Seminar w/ Marit Hammond

Why would voters support policies that would leave them potentially materially worse off? In her presentation at Keele University, co-investigator Marit Hammond re-considers the link between democracy and sustainability from the angle of political culture.

Time and nature in the Fossil Economy | Seminar w/ Andreas Malm

Andreas Malm, author of Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming (Verso, 2016), and Associate Senior Lecturer in Human Ecology at Lund University, Sweden, will deliver a talk at Goldsmiths on some of his latest work.