GE - Major anti-globalisation conference
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> Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 14:17:55 +0000
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> Subject: Major anti-globalisation conference
> This is an announcement of a major international anti-globalisation
> conference being organised by the Ecologist Magazine in association with the
> International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC).
> Entitled "from Global to Local" the conference aims to put forward the
> argument that there is an alternative to globalisation in the run up to the
> G8 meeting in Cologne in June. The target audience is not only the
> environmental / development / peace /justice community, but also other key
> decision makers.
> From GLOBAL to LOCAL
> Exploring the Alternatives to Globalisation
> An evening of inspirational debate with
> the BBC's John Humphrys
> May 26th 1999
> The Royal Geographical Society
> 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR
> DAVID KORTEN
> Author of "When Corporations Rule the World",
> and his newly released book "The Post Corporate World, Life After
> VANDANA SHIVA
> Prominent Indian anti-GE activist and author of "Biopiracy - The Plunder
> of Nature and Knowledge"
> HELENA NORBERG-HODGE
> Director of ISEC and author of "Ancient Futures"
> With an opening address by:
> PETER MATTHIESSEN
> "America's Greatest living writer"
> The conference is being organised by the International Society for
> Ecology and Culture (ISEC) in association with The Ecologist Magazine
> Tickets: 10 pounds (5 pounds low wage and concession), from ISEC: tel 01803
> 868650 or fax 01803 868651. Email: email@example.com. (Web-site
> www.isec.org.uk). Cheques preferred. People can send money through the post
> (if you want to do that kind of thing!) or pay on the door, but there might
> not be any tickets left!!
> More information on the speakers:
> Peter Matthiessen is author of numerous books including the best seller,
> the Snow Leopard. He is believed by many to be one of America's greatest
> writers this century. Peter is also a powerful orator and rarely speaks in
> David Korten is the best-selling author of When Corporations Rule the
> World, who is one of the world's leading critical thinkers on
> globalisation. David will be making his first appearance in the country
> since the publication of his new book called, The Post-Corporate World -
> Life After Capitalism. The author of eight other books, he has over
> thirty-five years of experience in business, academic and international
> development institutions.
> Vandana Shiva is a physicist, philosopher and feminist and a leading
> international activist against genetic engineering. She is author of
> Biopiracy - The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge as well as other books,
> such as The Violence of the Green Revolution, Monocultures of the Mind,
> Ecofeminism and Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development.
> Helena Norberg-Hodge is the Director of the International Society for
> Ecology and Culture and her book, Ancient Futures, has been translated
> into over 30 languages. Helena has twenty-five years of counter-
> development experience in Ladakh.
> Both Helena and Vandana are recipients of the Right Livelihood Award -
> or the Alternative Nobel Prize for their work on ecological issues.
> More information on ISEC:
> If you want to know more about ISEC or our Global to Local campaign, please
> either phone or check out our new web-site at: www.isec.org.uk. We are also
> asking people to sign our Global to Local Declaration, which we can fax
> copy of, or you can sign it on the web.