Public Lectures Press Release: Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good

Order of Canada recipient and Carleton University Adjunct Professor Heather Menzies will be on Dalhousie University Campus Thursday evening, September 18th 2014, discussing environmental sustainability and political self-organization themes from her recent book Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good. The public talk is part of the College of Sustainability ESS Lectures. The evening lecture should discuss self-organizing and self-governing practices taken from a historical study of the pre-modern commons that could be recovered for modern uses and sustainability purposes, in particular in thinking about food security and popular occupy movements.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

7:00 p.m.  Ondaatje Hall, 6135 University Avenue, Marion McCain Arts & Social Sciences building.

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