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23-27 Feb 09: Festival of Politics and Global Ethics

Leeds Met Festival of

Politics & Global Ethics

23-27 February 2009

 

 

Festival Invitation

 

 

You are warmly invited to take part in the Festival of Politics & Global Ethics - a week of free events involving debate and discussion of key political and ethical issues facing our world.

Festival highlights include:
Conference – ‘A Fairer World?’ – Crunch time for capitalism. Changing our lifestyle, saving the world? Can we trust the wealthy to do good?
Buffet Weds, 25 Feb, 12:45-5:15pm
Gandhi Hall, Headingley Campus.
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Public lecture by the eminent political philosopher Professor Bhikhu Parekh – ‘How Universal are Human Rights?’. Friday 27 February, 4.30-6.30pm, Gandhi Hall, Headingley Campus.
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Open debates and workshops
Removing the Threat of Nuclear Weapons (CND) - Mon 23 Feb.

Avoiding Catastrophic Climate Change (Tyndall Centre) – Tues 24 Feb.

Surviving the Peace (Mines Advisory Group) - Thur 26 Feb.

Careers for Causes Fair - Thur 26 Feb.

 

 

Politics & Global Ethics

 

 

Campaigning for peace, tackling climate change, exploring human rights, ending the threat from land mines, analysing the credit crunch, questioning wealth and philanthropy, ethical careers, debating political action - making change.

The Festival is supported by the
Leslie Silver International Faculty,
Faculty of Arts & Society, and the
Office of the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Assessment, Learning & Teaching.

 

 


For more information on all Festival events and to register for the
Conference and Public Lecture click here.

Look out for further announcements.

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