CURLS Summer School 2019: Right Livelihood Public Lecture

Raúl Montenegro (Argentina) will deliver the Right Livelihood Lecture during the Earth Trusteeship Forum, 19 – 21 July 2019. Raúl received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004 “for his outstanding work with local communities and indigenous people to protect the environment and natural resources”. “If we destroy their environments and communities, we will lose the answers they have to solving our problems, and to the … Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2019: Right Livelihood Public Lecture

CURLS Summer School 2018: Dialogue on Gross National Happiness (GNH)

Dialogue on Gross National Happiness (GNH) with Dasho Karma Ura. Are happiness and wellbeing individual issues or are social and environmental conditions making impact on how we feel and how we act? Can we speak of “public happiness” and can we measure it? Does the GNH Index provide a guideline for policy decisions of government, the business sector and civil society? And is article 5 … Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2018: Dialogue on Gross National Happiness (GNH)

CURLS Summer School 2018: Sombath Somphone Public Lecture

Module II: Chiang Dao – The Art of Healing Sombath Somphone Public Lecture To keep alive the legacy of Sombath Somphone, PDR Laos, who disappeared in Vientiane, 2012. Daw Lahpai Seng Raw is the founder of Metta Development Foundation, Myanmar’s largest NGO which runs healthcare, agriculture and peace projects. A member of the Kachin ethnic minority. She is at the forefront in facing challenges in … Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2018: Sombath Somphone Public Lecture

CURLS Summer School 2018: Right Livelihood Public Lecture

Healing Earth, Healing Society, Healing Self School for Wellbeing and the Wellbeing Studies Programme Chulalongkorn University Right Livelihood Summer School (CURLS) Programme duration: 21st July – 4th August 2018. CURLS 2018 contents 4 modules Module I: Chulalongkorn University: academia – Civil Society Dialogue Right Livelihood Public Lectures Nnimmo Bassey (born 1958) is a Nigerian architect, environmental activist, author and poet. He chaired Friends of the … Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2018: Right Livelihood Public Lecture

CURLS Summer School 2017: Right Livelihood Public Lecture

Co-Founder, Centre for Alternative Development Initiatives (CADI)    Editor and publisher of the internet-based news and analysis service TruthForce!    Nicanor has being running campaigns against nuclear power plants and pesticides, becoming one of the Philippines’ environmental leaders. During the late 1990s, Perlas’ focus has almost exclusively been on social movements and their power to change the worldeducating civil society about the effects of corporate globalisation.  Continue reading CURLS Summer School 2017: Right Livelihood Public Lecture