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The Emergence of Green Political Philosophy (Farewell Symposium for Marius de Geus)

Friday 7 September 2018
Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden

The Emergence of Green Political Philosophy

Marius de GeusThis mini symposium marks the retirement of Marius de Geus, lecturer in Political Philosophy, from active work at the Institute of Political Sciences in Leiden. It will offer an insight in various debates and controversies related to Green Political Theory.

We hope to welcome you, friends, colleagues and students of Marius de Geus, to mark that this 42-year period of lecturing and doing research has formally come to an end.


14:00 Doors open, tea and coffee
14:15-14:20 Opening by Prof. dr. Dan Thomas
14:20-14:30 Welcome and introduction by Marius de Geus
14:30-15:00 Prof. dr. Marcel Wissenburg, Nijmegen University: Epistocracy, Technocracy, and the Anthropocene Discourse
15:00-15:30 Prof. dr. John Barry, Queen’s University, Belfast: Post-Growth Economics, Sustainability and Equality
15:30-15:45 Discussion
15.45-16:00 Short break
16:00-16:30 Prof. dr. Paul Nieuwenburg, Leiden University: Are There Such Things as ‘Green’ Virtues?
16:30-16:40 Intermezzo
16:40-17:00 Closing words by Marius de Geus
17:00-18:30 Drinks reception (at coffee corner of the FSS, Wassenaarseweg 52)

The programme will be mainly in English. There is explicitly no need to bring a gift. In case you nonetheless prefer to bring something, there will be a designated box for contributions to educational programmes by Oxfam Novib.

Participation in the symposium is free, however, registration is required, prior to 31 July 2018. Please use the online registration form.

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