Wed, Dec 02 | Online Event

New Narratives for a New Economy research reflections from a graduate course in ecological economics

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New Narratives for a New Economy research reflections from a graduate course in ecological economics

Time & Location

Dec 02, 2020, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST
Online Event

About the Event

Online Mini-Conference https://mcgill.zoom.us/j/81052296375  

December 2, 2020 12:00 – 5:00 pm EST  Presentations will be kept under 15 minutes each, with time for questions in between. Please feel free to come and go throughout the afternoon. 

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SESSION I 

12:00 – 1:00 pm EST 

Green New World: Agendas for a Just and Sustainable Future  

12:00 pm 

Green New Deal Narratives and Implications for Systemic Change                   

Carolyn Hricko                   

Food Systems Graduate Program, University of Vermont  

12:20 pm 

Post-Pandemic Conservation: Moving toward an ecological economic model                   

Gannon Osborn                  

 Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources, University of Vermont  

12:40 pm 

Thoughts on Vermont’s Green Future                   

INVITED SPEAKER: Paul Costello                   

Executive Director, Vermont Council on Rural Development

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SESSION II 

1:00 – 2:00 pm EST 

Relational Values, Resilience, and the Economy: Re-envisioning Valuation through the Role of Relationships  

1:00 pm  

Pivot Point: Embedding Economic Depictions in Human-Nature Relationships                   

Naomi Cunningham                   

Department of Community Development & Applied Economics, University of Vermont 

1:20 pm   

Resilience Through Ecosystem Services, and the Inclusion of Relational and Cultural Values                   

Daniel Pratson                  

Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources, University of Vermont

1:40 pm   

Reflections on Relational Values                  

 INVITED SPEAKER: Rachelle Gould                   

Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources, University of Vermont

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SESSION III 

2:00 – 3:00 pm EST 

The Solidarity Economy:  Shifting our Relationship with People and Land  

2:00 pm   

Solidarity Economy and Structural Change                  

 INVITED SPEAKER: Emily Kawano                   

United States Solidarity Economy Network, and the Wellspring Cooperative  

2:20 pm  

Re-Defining Self-Interest, Engaging in Solidarity Economics, and Transforming the Food System                  

 Lindsey Ruhl                   

Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources, University of Vermont  

2:40 pm   

Land in Solidarity: A Social Justice Perspective                   

Susanna Baxley                   

Food Systems Graduate Program, University of Vermont

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SESSION IV 3:00 – 4:00 pm EST A Closer Look at Home: Meeting Basic Needs under the Ecozoic 

3:00 pm   

There’s No Place like Home: Lessons from Housing Activism Efforts for Transitioning to the Ecozoic                   

Megnot Mulugeta                   

Food Systems Graduate Program, University of Vermont  

3:20 pm   

Relocalization: an Exploration of the Local Food Movement                   

Sansha Khakhar                  

Food Systems Graduate Program, University of Vermont  

3:40 pm   

Reflections on Political Economy                  

 INVITED SPEAKER: Harlan Morehouse                  

 Department of Geography  

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SESSION V 4:00 – 5:00 pm EST Money is Time: The Power of Slow Money and Universal Basic Income to Reinvent Communities  

4:00 pm   

Bottom-up Bail-out: Can UBI offer an equitable, sustainable backdrop for a reimagined American Economy?                  

 Bella Bennett                  

Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources, University of Vermont  

4:20 pm   

Put Your Money Where Your House Is: Applying Slow Money Principles for Reimaging Local Economies                   

Ali Boochever                  

Food Systems Graduate Program, University of Vermont  

4:40 pm   

Changing the narrative of money for socio-ecological progress                  

INVITED SPEAKER: Joe Ament                   

Gund Institute for Environment, University of Vermont

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