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April 8: Open online lecture with Rob Hopkins on Transition Towns

April 8 kl. 17:15 - 19:15 UTC+2

Welcome to an open online lecture with Rob Hopkins, author of several books on local sustainability work, engaging speaker and co-founder of Transition Network!

This lecture is part of and in collaboration with the CEMUS course Actors and Strategies for Change – Towards Global Sustainabilities, 7.5 credits.

When: April 8 at 17.15-19.15 CEST


Rob Hopkins is a cofounder of Transition Town Totnes and Transition Network, and the author of The Transition Handbook, The Transition Companion, The Power of Just Doing Stuff, 21 Stories of Transition and most recently, From What Is to What If: unleashing the power of imagination to create the future we want. He presents the podcast series ‘From What If to What Next‘. In 2012, he was voted one of the Independent’s top 100 environmentalists and was on Nesta and the Observer’s list of Britain’s 50 New Radicals. Hopkins has also appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Four Thought and A Good Read, in the French film phenomenon Demain and its sequel Apres Demain, and has spoken at TEDGlobal and three TEDx events.

An Ashoka Fellow, Hopkins also holds a doctorate degree from the University of Plymouth and has received two honorary doctorates from the University of the West of England and the University of Namur. In November 2022 he was made an Honorary Citizen of Liège in Belgium by the Mayor of the city. In 2020 he was a member of the Cambridge Sustainability Commission on Scaling Sustainable Behaviour Change. He is a keen gardener and a director of Totnes Community Development Society, the group behind Atmos Totnes, an ambitious, community-led development project. He blogs at transitionnetwork.org and robhopkins.net and tweets at @robintransition.

Read more here: https://www.robhopkins.net/


April 8
17:15 - 19:15 UTC+2