Webinar Series: Grappling with the Question of Sustainable Consumption in the Global South

Three-Part Webinar Series: Grappling with the Question of Sustainable Consumption in the Global South

15, 22, 28 September 2021

1:00PM UTC / 6:30PM India
Register via Zoom

How to talk about sustainable consumption in the Global South? This question is often a  non-starter. Mainstream sustainability discourse usually holds that the Global South is poor, and therefore, this question is irrelevant. While it most certainly is a question for the “rich world” and the rich world needs to take primary responsibility, the Global South is also urgently confronted by it in unique ways.

This three-part series of interactive webinars invites you to join scholars and activists to explore and advance an appropriate vocabulary and knowledge-action agenda for sustainable consumption in the Global South.

For more details, please visit the website of the Future Earth SSCP KAN: https://bit.ly/3zdLydc

Register here: https://bit.ly/2UIJV8r
Organized by the Working Group on the Political Economy of Sustainable Consumption  and Production (Future Earth Knowledge and Action Network on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production)

WEBINAR 1: 15 September

From UnSustainable Consumption to Sustainable Production-Consumption Systems
Panelists: Rajeshwari Raina (India); Jayati Ghosh
(India/USA); David Barkin (Mexico)
Moderator: Manu V. Mathai

WEBINAR 2: 22 September

Delineating Notions of the “Good Life” Beyond Consumerism in the Global South
Panelists: Sharad Lele (India); Uchita de Zoysa (Sri
Lanka); Miriam Lang (Ecuador)
Moderator: Soumyajit Bhar

WEBINAR 3: 28 September

Building Knowledge-Action Solidarities
Panelists: Ashish Kothari (India), Rasigan Maharajh
(South Africa), Nnimmo Bassey (Nigeria), Ivonne
Yanez (TBC; Ecuador)
Moderator: Manu V. Mathai

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