Event: Online Zoom Forum: Towards a Wellbeing Economy.

Speaker: Dr Katherine Trebeck, Strategic Advocacy Advisor for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance.

Title: A Reflection on Building a Wellbeing Economy: What has worked, what doesn’t, and where next for the movement?

Chair: Peter McColl is a writer and activist, originally from Belfast. He is interested in social movements, participation, popular engagement with technology, digital and data, and in industrial policy. He is a member of the Scottish Green Party and was Rector of Edinburgh University 2012-15

Date: Thursday 4 November 2021.
Time: Forum: 7pm-8.45pm (UK time).
Event Description: An informal evening of discussion with Katherine Trebeck about her various projects and efforts to build a wellbeing economy.

Katherine will cast a critical gaze over her work and share some thoughts on where and why success has emerged and what this might mean for the future of the wellbeing economy agenda.

She will also draw on her 2019 book (co-authored with Jeremy Williams), The Economics of Arrival: Ideas for a Grown-Up Economy and discuss how far Scotland has come and might go in building an economy that makes itself at home.

Dr Katherine Trebeck is Policy and Knowledge Lead for the Wellbeing Economy Alliance. She is a political economist with over eight years’ experience with Oxfam GB (including developing the Humankind Index). She sits on a range of advisory boards and holds several academic affiliations. Katherine instigated the Wellbeing Economy Governments partnership and her book The Economics of Arrival (with Jeremy Williams: Policy Press) was published in 2019.


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Bank Address: Edinburgh Royal Mile Branch
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Towards a Wellbeing Economy

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

Cost: £5/£3 (Concessions)/£1 (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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