Lessons from history
Monday 28 September | 18:00 - 19:00
Are environmental sustainability and economic growth compatible goals?
The second series of our Lessons from History in conjunction with the University of Oxford's Faculty of History.
We are particularly excited to be discussing the question Are environmental sustainability and economic growth compatible goals? with Professor James Belich, Professor Miles Larmer and Dr Amanda Power. They are accompanied by Natasha Landell-Mills, Head of Stewardship at Sarasin & Partners.
18:00- Professor John Watts, Oxford - Introduction
18:05- Professor James Belich, Oxford – Depletion-driven expansion in global history
18:15- Dr Amanda Power, Oxford – Is ‘civilisation’ sustainable?
18:25- Professor Miles Larmer, Oxford – Polluting the past: an environmental approach to histories of central African mining
18:35- Natasha Landell-Mills, Sarasin & Partners – A contemporary perspective
Discussion chaired by Professor John Watts, Chair of the History Faculty Board, University of Oxford