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CONSUMPTION, CHRISTIANITY AND CREATIONYou are invited to an interdisciplinary academic seminar to be held at Sheffield Hallam University, UK on Friday 5th July, the aim of which is to explore the relationship between consumption and Christianity in the context of sustainable development.
The seminar will be introduced by Sir Brian Heap CBE ScD FRS, Master of St Edmund's College, Cambridge and co-author of the Royal Society report Towards Sustainable Consumption: a European perspective. There will be a keynote address by the Bishop of Liverpool, Rt Rev James Jones, and around 20 academic papers in parallel sessions including:
Seminar Administrator: Danielle Green - Tel: +44 (0)114 225 2864; Email: email@example.com
Seminar Convenor: Dr Tim Cooper - Tel: +44 (0)114 225 4838; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Seminar Advisory Board: Prof John Rogerson, Prof Celia Deane-Drummond, Prof Sam Berry, Dr Edward Echlin, Dr Ian Jones, Dr Laurie Michaelis, Dr Michael Northcott, Dr Sue Halliday, Dr Tim Cooper, Dr Alan Storkey, Dr Neil Messer and Dr Peter Carruthers.
Centre for Sustainable Consumption web-site: http://www.shu.ac.uk/research/csc/
A series of related events organised by the church-based environmental group Christian Ecology Link (CEL) takes place following the seminar, including a debate on the Friday evening and a Conference aimed at the general public on the Saturday. The Conference, entitled While Stocks Last, will be addressed by John Gummer MP and Sir John Houghton and includes workshops. Please note that the academic seminar is at Sheffield Hallam University, whereas the Conference on Saturday is at the University of Sheffield. There are separate booking arrangements. Further information about the Conference, including overnight accommodation for those attending both the Academic Seminar and the Conference, can be obtained from CEL on 01524 36241 or email@example.com
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