New Holistic Economy with Helena Norberg Hodge
Konferans ve Film Gösterimi
14.00-14.10
Konferans Açılış - Kit Dağıtımı
14.10-14.15
Açılış Konuşması
Arzu Kutan
Moderatör
Konferansın açılışı, konu hakkında ön bilgilendirme, Ms. Hodge Anonsu
14.15-14.45
New Holistic Economy
Helena Norberg Hodge
Yazar ve film yapımcısı
Tüketim dünyasına ‘Gerçeklik Turları’
Daha az yıkıcı, daha çok sürdürülebilir bir ekonomi mümkün.
14.45-16.55
Film Gösterimi
BAUSEM ve PERYÖN Güney Marmara yetkililerinin iş birliği protokolünü imzalaması
ve fotoğraf çekimi
16.55-17.00
Kapanış
Konferans İçeriği
NEW HOLISTIC ECONOMY WORKSHOP
with
HELENA NORBERG HODGE
3 December 2014, 14:00-17:00
Bahçeşehir University Istanbul
We invite you to Turkey, to learn and experience new holistic
economy with one of the pioneers of the ‘new economy’ movement in
the world! Just how localised should we strive to be? What strategies
can be employed to overcome the entrenched power of big business,
big banks, and big government? How can people be motivated to
embrace hands-on efforts at resistance and renewal?
This workshop will examine the personal, social, ecological, and economic
benefits of shifting direction away from the globalising economic path
pushed by big business and government, towards more diverse, localised,
and ecological economies rooted to place. We will be looking at the need
for both policy level changes, as well community-based, grassroots
initiatives.
Our approach will be very broad and holistic, and will consider a range of
issues from the perspective of both the global North and South. Making use
of lectures, interactive dialogue, documentary films, and participatory
experiential exercises, we will explore such themes as:
Program Content:
• Globalisation, climate change and peak oil
• The roots of racial, ethnic, and religious conflict
• Celebrity culture, personal identity and self-esteem
• Redefining prosperity and progress
• Economic revitalisation, both urban and rural
• Business alliances for local economies
• Why local food means global prosperity
• Voluntary simplicity and other alternatives to consumerism
• Healthcare in a life-based economy
• The spiritual and psychological importance of connecting to nature and community
Trainer: Helena Norberg Hodge
Author and filmmaker Helena Norberg-Hodge is a pioneer of the ‘new economy’ movement, work
that earned her the 2012 Goi Peace Prize. Through writing and public lectures on three continents,
she has been promoting an economics of personal, social and ecological well being for more than
thirty years. She is a widely respected analyst of the impact of the global economy on communities,
local economies, and personal identity, and is a leading proponent of ‘localization’, or
decentralization, as a means of countering those impacts. Helena is the founder and director of the
International Society for Ecology and Culture. Based in the US and UK, with subsidiaries in Germany
and Australia, ISEC examines the root causes of our current social and environmental crises, while
promoting more sustainable and equitable patterns of living in both North and South. Helena is also
a founding member of the International Commission on the Future of Food and Agriculture, and a cofounder of both the International Forum on Globalization and the Global Ecovillage Network.
The language of the workshop: English. There will be Turkish translation if needed.
Workshop fee: Admission free.
Applications: If you would like to apply this workshop please send an e-mail to
[email protected] to get an application form no later than October 20, 2014.
Participation is limited to 300 people.
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New Holistic Economy with Helena Norberg Hodge