[kehitysmaaliike-l] Reminder: Workshop with Eduardo Gudynas, Alternatives to Development 13.6. & 15.6.

Outi Hakkarainen Outi.Hakkarainen at kepa.fi
Ti Kesä 9 19:08:13 EEST 2015

Invitation to the workshop with Eduardo Gudynas: Alternatives to Development

Time:  13.6. at 15-18  / 15.6. at 9-17
Venue:  Kepa, Dialogi meeting room, Elimäenkatu 25-27, 6th floor
Location: Helsinki
Cost: Free
Organizer: Kepa
Registration: by 10.6. (outi.hakkarainen at kepa.fi<mailto:outi.hakkarainen at kepa.fi>)
Language: English

Uruguayan Eduardo Gudynas is one of the main social scholars of Latin America. As an ecologist he questions the extractivist model and promotes new ways of conceptualising the "development". Gudynas has a wide cademic and popular production:  http://www.gudynas.com/. Gudynas publishes in Spanish a blog "Acción y Reacción" at  http://accionyreaccion.com/.
The workshop is constructed of lectures and small groups.
Programme of the workshop
Part 1: Idea of Crisis

  *   Different meanings and dimensions of crisis
  *   Redefining crisis
  *   Differencies in analysing the focus of crisis in the global South and North
  *   Economic situation: crisis in the industrialised North, economic expansion in South America
Part 2: Innovations in Latin America

  *   Addressing novelties which have been linked to Latin America as positive examples of significant changes, such as revolutions, new role of indigenous people and reduction of poverty.
  *   South American political change and the role of civil society
  *   Progressive governments: achievements and retreats
Part 3: The ideas of Buen Vivir

  *   Presenting the ideas of Buen Vivir
  *   Different understandings of Buen Vivir
  *   Latin American governments' reactions
  *   Buen Vivir and degrowth: similarities and differencies

More information: Outi Hakkarainen, +358-50-317 6728, outi.hakkarainen at kepa.fi<mailto:outi.hakkarainen at kepa.fi>

Outi Hakkarainen
Kehityspoliittinen asiantuntija / Advocacy and Policy Officer
Tel +358 50 317 6728
outi.hakkarainen at kepa.fi<mailto:outi.hakkarainen at kepa.fi>
skype: outi.hakkarainen

Kepa ry
Elimäenkatu 25-27 (5. krs)
FI-00510 Helsinki, Finland

Kepa on yli 300 kansalaisjärjestön kattojärjestö ja globaalien kehityskysymysten asiantuntijajärjestö.

Kepa is an NGO platform and an expert on global development. It represents more than 300 Finnish non-governmental organisations and promotes actions that will help to build a just world.

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