Noam Chomsky speaks on avoiding ecological disaster at Sydney University
Greens Protest at Malabar Headland
Noam Chomsky, one of the world's most influential scholars, is visiting Australia to accept the Sydney Peace Prize in November. In advance of this visit, a series of discussion forums and other events are being held by the grassroots Sydney Chomsky Forum to promote an understanding of the on-going relevance of his, and other radical ideas, for us today.
You can also hear Chomsky speak 'Hope for Avoiding Ecological Disater' at the University of Sydney, Darlington Campus, Thursday, 20th October 1:00pm - 2:30pm.
Chomksy has put forward a piercing critique of the ecologically destructive nature of capitalism. He also offers ideas about how we can build a better future.
At this forum, Chomsky and Hope for Avoiding Ecological Disaster, two speakers will present, followed by facilitated discussion. Dr Stuart Rosewarne is a lecturer in the Department of Political Economy and a long time environmental activist. He will talk about his work in the area of climate justice.
Claire Parfitt is a research student at Sydney University, works on the Greenpeace agriculture campaign and is an activist in the refugee solidarity movement. She will speak on the connection between capitalism and food crisis. All welcome.
By Wilderness Society