Philosophy Public Lecture Series

Spring 2018

Apocalypses Now?

All events will take place in Thomas Paine Study Centre, UEA

6.15pm (doors open at 6pm)

Free for all to attend - no registration necessary

 

Tuesday 16 January

"Where one should find hope, in the face of a deteriorating climate."

John Foster, response from Samantha Earle.

This event is followed by a drinks reception which is free and open to all.

 

Tuesday 30 January

"Are robots going to supplant humanity?"

A panel discussion with Dr Gareth Jones, Dr Rupert Read and Dr Ryan Dawson, chaired by Prof Catherine Rowett.

 

Tuesday 13 February

"It's already eternal Treblinka for animals"

Prof Gary Francione, response from Prof Catherine Rowett.

This event is followed by a drinks reception which is free and open to all.

 

Tuesday 27 February

"This civilisation is finished"

Dr Rupert Read, response from Deepak Rughani (Co-founder Biofuelwatch)

 

Tuesday 13 March

"That we carry on like this IS the catastrophe"

Chris Hedges (Pulitzer Prize Winner), response from Dr Rupert Read.

This event is followed by a drinks reception which is free and open to all.

 

For more information, please contact:

philosophyevents@uea.ac.uk