EVENTS

The Centre for the Understanding for Sustainable Prosperity regularly invites guest speakers from various fields of expertise feeding into the work of CUSP. A list of future and past events can be accessed below. For video recordings, please see our Youtube Channel. Audio files are available through our Mixcloud channel. Photography from events can be found in our gallery.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Rethinking Economic Policy in the EU | 2018 Post-Growth Conference w Tim Jackson, Brussels 18-20 Sept 2018

Scientists, politicians, and policymakers gathering in Brussels for landmark conference: Hosted at the EU parliament, the multi-stakeholder event is exploring visions and solutions for a post-growth economy in Europe.

lloyds bank
London, 10 Oct 2018

The current financial system developed to serve capitalism 1.0, a world of mass employment based on producing physical goods. This world is ceasing to exist – this talk will discuss the trends that are causing the change, and how finance needs to change to serve the economy of the future.

The Nature of Prosperity Dialogue. 24 October 2018
London, 24 Oct 2018

Confirmed speakers at our fourth Nature of Prosperity event include Kerry Kennedy, human rights lawyer and daughter of RFK, Clive Lewis, Shadow Treasury Minister, Miatta Fahnbulleh, Chief Executive at the New Economics Foundation, and Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury.

York, 6 Nov 2018

One Hundred Islands is an installation that has been created through a collaboration between The Bare Project Theatre Company and the CUSP. The installation responds to the concept of denial: in particular the denial of the immediate need for change. Why are we failing to act? Is it that we won’t listen or that we are unable to?

London, 7 Nov 2018

In our research we have been listening to young people around the world talk about their everyday lives, including what they like about where they live and what they might like to change. As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, you’ll be hearing about young peoples’ everyday urban lives, and will be able to engage with our international CYCLES team — and take home a visually rich summary document.

Getting sustainable values into a sustainable business | ESRC Festival of Social Science 2018

How do small businesses, micro businesses and those who are self employed put their sustainability values into practice while growing their business? The event, as part of this year’s ESRC Festival of Social Sciences is held at the Impact Hub Islington, and will build on a collaboration between CUSP and the ESRC IAA project ‘Growing Greener: Creating a New Values-based Environmental Engagement Toolkit for SME Intermediaries’.

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Please note that any views and opinions expressed in the seminars are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of CUSP, its partner institutions or the ESRC.