Online Zoom Forum: An Evening with Alastair McIntosh.

Title: In our Doom is our Dharma: Climate Change and Consciousness.

Chair: Simon Barrow, Director, Ekklesia.

Date: Wednesday 29 September 2021.
Time: Forum: 7pm-8.45pm (UK time).
Event Description: Glasgow was chosen to host COP26, the United Nations’ gathering of heads of state to discuss action on climate change. What questions are raised about human potential, that go beyond the science, technology and economics? This talk will explore the psychological causes and spiritual openings enfolded in the planetary crisis. Of interest will be Alastair’s climate change books, Hell and High Water (Birlinn 2008), and Riders on the Storm (Birlinn 2020).

Alastair McIntosh is a Scottish writer, academic and activist.

He was brought up in Leurbost on the Isle of Lewis and is married to Vérène Nicolas. He is involved with Scottish land reform especially on Eigg and campaigned successfully against the Harris superquarry in Lingerbay. He is a fellow of the Centre for Human Ecology, an Honorary Fellow of the Schumacher Society, and helped to set up the Govan based GalGael Trust of which he is Treasurer and a non-executive director. In 2006 he was appointed to the honorary position of Visiting Professor of Human Ecology at the University of Strathclyde (Department of Geography & Sociology) - the first such post in Human ecology in a Scottish university.


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Account Name: Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality and Peace
Bank Address: Edinburgh Royal Mile Branch
Account Number: 06131159
Sort Code: 802000
IBAN number: GB70 BOFS 8020 0006 1311 59

Alastair McIntosh

NB: There will be no refund if you cancel your booking.

Cost: £6/£4 (Concessions)/£2 (Students). For a Registration Form:
Contact: Neill Walker, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 0131 331 4469.

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