Open lecture with Rob Hopkins: "Community Initiatives – Transition Towns"
- Date: –20:00
- Location: Online via Zoom: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/68183185877
- Lecturer: Rob Hopkins, author and cofounder of Transitions Town Movement.
- Organiser: Centre for Environment and Development Studies, CEMUS and the Actors and Strategies for Change – Towards Global Sustainabilities course
- Contact person: Daniel Mossberg
Warmly welcome to an open lecture “Community Initiatives – Transition Towns” with Rob Hopkins, author and cofounder of Transitions Town Movement!
About Rob Hopkins
Rob Hopkins is a cofounder of Transition Town Totnes and Transition Network, and the author of The Power of Just Doing Stuff, The Transition Handbook, and The Transition Companion. In 2012, he was voted one of the Independent’s top 100 environmentalists and was on Nesta and the Observer’s list of Britain’s 50 New Radicals. Hopkins has also appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Four Thought and A Good Read, in the French film phenomenon Demain and its sequel Apres Demain, and has spoken at TEDGlobal and three TEDx events.
An Ashoka Fellow, Hopkins also holds a doctorate degree from the University of Plymouth and has received two honorary doctorates from the University of the West of England and the University of Namur. He is a keen gardener, a founder of New Lion Brewery in Totnes, and a director of Totnes Community Development Society, the group behind Atmos Totnes, an ambitious, community-led development project. He blogs at transtionnetwork.org and robhopkins.net and tweets at @robintransition.
This event is part of CEMUS events during Uppsala Climate Week, read more and join: http://www.cemus.uu.se/uppsala-climate-week-2021/