Neoliberalism and the food system by Norina Möller

”You hum something, a tone or a sound and the rest of the group is following you!“ A sound is coming from one corner, gradually the rest of the group adopts this sound. It becomes louder and louder, like a swarm of busy bees flying towards you. The sound stops and after a while also the last imitator fell silent. A new tone is hummed, … Continue reading Neoliberalism and the food system by Norina Möller

A First Glimpse of CURLS 2015 by Norina Möller

A First Glimpse of CURLS 2015 By Norina Möller, a CURLS 2015 participant from the Youth Future Project I open the windows to let in some fresh air and get hit by a wall. I immediately decide to shut the windows again. Air conditioning? Really? I turn it on and it´s a relief. I still need to adjust to the completely new climate, everything smells … Continue reading A First Glimpse of CURLS 2015 by Norina Möller

CURLS 2015 REPORT

CURLS 2015 under the theme Action Research: Empowering Right Livelihood was held  at Chulalongkorn University where the participants studied about the concept of Right livelihood, Gross National Happiness, and post development perspective to foster a strong academic background and expand the global viewpoint around the contemporary challenging issues for instance: consumerism, indebtedness, inequality, social justice, climate change, food system, and etc. Also, the participants discussed on … Continue reading CURLS 2015 REPORT

CURLS Summer School 2015: Right Livelihood Public Lecture – Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben was born on 8 December 1960 and graduated from Harvard University in 1982. McKibben worked as a staff writer for The New Yorker from 1982-87 and then went freelance. In 1989, he published The End of Nature, which has been considered to be the first book on global warming written for a general audience. The book became a bestseller and was published in more than 20 … Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2015: Right Livelihood Public Lecture – Bill McKibben

Surat Horachaikul

Asst. Prof. Surat Horachaikul is a lecturer in political science at the Department of International Relations, and former Deputy Dean, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University. He is also the Director of the CU Indian Studies Center. He gained his M.A. in Politics and Contemporary History at Guildhall University, London. And an M.Sc. in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the University of London. One of … Continue reading Surat Horachaikul

Sulak Srivaraksa

Sulak Sivaraksa returned to Thailand after receiving an education in Great Britain and has since then played a leading role in the mobilisation of Thai civil society, thing that has repeatedly brought him into conflict with the local authorities. Some examples of his lifelong activism are the creation of a string of social welfare and development organisations; the proposal of alternatives to consumerism; his concern … Continue reading Sulak Srivaraksa