Green Philosophy Day 6 Sept 20

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We are excited to be able to share with you the first in our open philosophy day series, the Green Philosophy Programme. Please join us on Sunday 6th September at Sundey Hill Farm for Green Philosophy, How to think seriously about the planet. We will be joined by experts including Ian Christie, George Monck and Tim Bonner and Frances Ward. 


10am                      Arrival: Tea and Coffee

10.30 – 11.30am       ‘Green Philosophy’ introduced by Ian Christie

12.00 – 12.30 pm      ‘Litterary Oikophilia’ by George Monck

12.30 – 1.00pm        ‘A Green Countryside’ by Tim Bonner


2.30pm – 3.30pm      Panel led by Frances Ward in discussion with Lucy Scruton, Gemma Jolliffe and Saurav Tamang on the subject of:

‘Like There's No Tomorrow: Climate Crisis, Eco-Anxiety and God’.

3.30 – 4.30pm          Full panel discussion (all speakers) and Q&A

4.30pm                     Next steps for Scrutopia and Green Philosophy

5pm                       Depart

Panellists, biographical details

Ian Christie is senior lecturer in social science of sustainable development at the University of Surrey, also formerly head of the think-tank Demos and a founding member with Roger and Sophie of the Town and Country Forum. His tribute can be read here.

George Monck  Chief Executive of the charity CleanupUK and one time assistant to the organist of Garsdon Church.

Tim Bonner is Chief Exectutive of the Countryside Alliance.

Frances Ward is an Anglican Priest and theologian who served as Dean of St Edmundsbury from 2010 to 2017. She is the author of “Like There's No Tomorrow: Climate Crisis, Eco-Anxiety and God

(Sacristry Press, March 2020). Frances Ward’s tribute can be read here

Lucy Scruton is an undergraduate studying Biology

Gemma Jolliffe is an undergraduate studying Geography

Saurav Tamang is a sixth form student

Tickets are available from the website. 

Adults: £50; under 25s/Students: £20 

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