This event is part of our five part series 'No wealth but life: Is sharing resources the key to peace?'
Explore how to strengthen your capacity for peace building with new economic models that create systemic change.
Money: What else is there?
How can alternative finance and exchange build community, prosperity, equality and peace? What are the possibilities for alternative models that are more ethical, responsible and serve the real needs of society? Can money be channelled in a different wat to build a more sustainabe and resilient system?
Facilitators: Amrita Bhohi and Justine Huxley
Story-teller: Brett Scott (The Heretics Guide to Global Finance)
Brett Scott is a journalist, campaigner and former derivatives broker. He is the author of The Heretics Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money (2013), which helps non-expert readers to explore the financial system, and to think about how it could be designed differently. He has worked with a variety of groups on issues related to the financial sector. He also writes on financial campaigns, alternative finance and open source hacker culture for publications like The Guardian, New Scientist and Wired Magazine. He is very interested in popular education around financial markets, and frequently runs workshops at festivals and other events. To read more, see his blog and visit his Twitter profile.
About the series
You are welcome to attend any single event, however we will give priority to those who register for the whole series of five events.
We are seeking to create a community of practice around this series, and our hope is that a core group of people will emerge who would like to join us in an immersive enquiry: building up on the themes, tools and practices explored over the four months.
Register here to sign up for all five events, or click the 'book a place now' button at the top of this page to register for this single event only.
We are modelling this series on the gift economy, and tickets will be on a donation basis. When you sign up, you will be asked to pay a £1 registration fee and then there will be the opportunity to gift at the event.
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