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Webinar on Oct 13th

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Dear Community Development and Sustainability Educators,

The ISS21 Research for Civil Society and Social Action (REACT) Cluster at University College Cork is pleased to invite you to our Community Week Keynote Seminar (online):

‘The University in the Era of Climate Change and the Responsibility of the Civic University’

Wednesday 13October4-5.30p.m.

Presenter: Professor Keri Facer, School of Education, University of Bristol

Discussant: Professor John O’Halloran, President, UCC

In the context of the climate change emergency, this paper will explore the role of universities in helping to create ecologically

sustainable and socially just futures. The keynote presentation willconsiderthe challenge from four angles: what this means for

the research agenda, for educational offerings, and for the day-to-day operations and civic responsibilities of the university.

It will argue that universities have a real opportunity to play a leading role in the social, economic and cultural changes needed

to address the causes and consequences of a changing climate.

Further details and registration are availablehere

This event is held as part of UCCCommunity Week 2021

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