Building Back Greener? ...The Green Christian Conference 2022

Sat Oct 08 2022 at 10:30 am to 04:00 pm UTC+01:00

The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre | Birmingham

Green Christian
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Building Back Greener? ...The Green Christian Conference 2022
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Green Christian's 2022 Conference: BUILDING BACK GREENER? Christian perspectives on the future of our economy, money and work.
About this Event

Green Christian's major 2022 event is 'Building Back Greener? Christian perspectives on the future of our economy, money and work.

It's inspired by Green Christian's Joy in Enough project, and will offer thought-provoking talks on creating a sustainable economy, with opportunities for you to bring your questions and concerns.

The conference begins on the evening of Friday 7th October 2022, when we'll be joined on Zoom by Paul Kingsnorth, founder of the Dark Mountain Project.Please note: the Friday zoom talk is free. Please see separate Eventbrite booking for this as you'll need a zoom link to join us.

Meanwhile, this Eventbrite invitation gives you access to the in-person event on Saturday 8th October, and we look forward to meeting you face to face! Speakers for this event include:

Professor Christopher Southgate, scientist and theologian

Christopher Southgate is a professor in the Theology and Religion Department at the University of Exeter. He is a theologian, a research biochemist and a poet. His most recent book is “Theology in a Suffering World - Glory and Longing

Grace Blakely, economics and politics commentator

Grace Blakeley is an economics and politics commentator, columnist, journalist and author. She is a staff writer for Tribune and was previously the economics commentator of the New Statesman. She also contributes to Novara Media. Her most recent book is The Corona Crash: How the Pandemic Will Change Capitalism

And there's more!

There will also be workshops, discussion groups, opportunities for informal get-togethers and networking - plus 'taster sessions' of our groundbreaking Discussion Group Series, "Plenty!".

We'll be encouraging attendees to think about the economy of the future, likely developments, and Christian perspectives on these. Workshops will include:

- Growth and Debt

- Economic Justice

- Consumption and Advertising

- Inequality

- and Joy in Enough's Plenty! discussion group materials.

Tickets are by donation: as we rely on your support to keep doing what we do, please consider giving what you can. Our suggestions are, depending on your circumstances:

£10 - "Money’s tight at the moment"

£20 - " I can pay for a ticket"

£30 - "We love you" ticket


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The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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