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Climate Change – join the conversation

Posted By Hayley Mayne On October 10, 2011 @ 4:35 pm In Asian studies, political science and social sciences, Events, General, Research | No Comments

[1]Murdoch University’s Climate Change Teaching Network is hosting an event designed to foster discussion about how we live and respond to challenges posed by a warming world.

Lecturer Dr Davina Boyd said a key part of Climate Talk on October 14 would be the Q&A session hosted by Mayor of Fremantle and Murdoch Senior Lecturer Dr Brad Pettitt.

“The Climate Q&A will bring together practitioners, impassioned people, researchers, teachers and students to discuss burning questions and dilemmas relating to climate change,” Dr Boyd said.

“Dr Pettitt will host a panel of six including former state minister for planning and infrastructure Alannah MacTiernan, Energy Studies Professor Philip Jennings and Director of the Conservation Council [2] WA Piers Verstegen.”

The Climate Talk event also includes the performance of Dystopia, a play showing the fall out after a post-global warming apocalypse, a workshop for academics that teach and research climate change, a creative exhibition by sustainability students and a sundowner.

Event details:

Friday October 14, Murdoch University

Climate Q&A

Time: 14.00 – 16.00

Where: Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre

Dystopia by Mood Theatre

Time: 14.00 – 14.30

Where: Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre

Climate Change Teaching and Research Nexus Workshop

Time: 12.00 – 13.30

Where: Murdoch University Library, Flexible Learning and Teaching Room, North Wing 4.040

Sundowner

Time: 16.00 – 18.00

Where: Education & Humanities Common Room 2.021

October 9 – 23, Murdoch University

Creative Exhibition

Time: During Library opening hours

Where: Murdoch University Library

Exhibition Opening: 11.30am, October 11.

For more information visit the event website [3] or contact Davina Boyd on d.boyd@murdoch.edu.au [4] [3].  RSVP for all events to d.boyd@murdoch.edu.au.


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[2] Conservation Council: http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CC0QFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fccwa.org.au%2F&rct=j&q=conservation%20council&ei=NK2STpb3MIKSiAehrrGLDg&usg=AFQjCNG1XcQMoq12GejF2LRxfk9ev5FY_w&sig2=ABPw3DchjMtUTDv8TSI14g&cad=rja

[3] event website: http://www.istp.murdoch.edu.au/ISTP/seminars/ClimateTalk2011.html

[4] d.boyd@murdoch.edu.au: mailto:d.boyd@murdoch.edu.au

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