Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons

Hosted by the Seattle University Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability. Focus will be on the intimate connections between environmental justice and sustainability.

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Aug 07, 2014 10:00 AM
Aug 09, 2014 05:00 PM


Seattle, WA


Vandana Shiva
Bill McKibben
Dennis Hayes
David Korten

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Attendees will have a unique opportunity to connect with researchers, businesses, and communities that are bringing Environmental Justice and Sustainability issues to the fore of public discourse. The goals of the conference are to


  • Emphasize EJS research in a wide variety of disciplines
  • Build an EJS network of Jesuit institutions
  • Inspire EJS work through the arts
  • Highlight work being done by nonprofit and government agencies
  • Foster interdisciplinary conversations, research, and teaching


Featured speakers include Dennis Hayes, David Korten, Vandana Shiva (via Skype) and Bill McKibben (via Skype).


regular registration: $450

student registration (current undergraduate and graduate students): $100

current Seattle University faculty and staff: $125


Limited scholarships are available to help reduce registration costs. Please email cejs@seattleu.edu with your request.





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