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2021 - Webinars & Workshops
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See below for past webinars in 2021
2021 - Past Webinars
The role of arts, culture and creativity is critically important to our vision of a ‘wellbeing economy’ and society. But given the challenges the arts sector has traditionally faced – and which have been exacerbated by COVID lockdowns and restrictions – what is the future of the arts sector and artists in Australia?
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Co-hosted by the NENA Post-Extractivism Hub & Blockade IMARC, this important webinar is an introduction to extractivism and its impacts.
For more information, view the webinar on NENA's YouTube channel here.
NENA and the Wellbeing Economy Alliance (WEAll) ran this workshop on how to design policies for a wellbeing economy.
For more information, view the recording on NENA's YouTube channel here.
Webinar 6 - Post-Eurocentric Visions of Quality of Life
- Dr. Milena Büchs - "From the growth-welfare nexus to sustainable welfare within planetary boundaries"
- Nûjîn Derya - “Liberating life. On women's knowledge, social organising and our common struggle. Learnings from the Kurdish women's liberation movement.”
- Ajahn Brahmali - “The Buddhist Idea of a Good Life”
Webinar 5 - Post-Capitalist Visions of Quality of Life
- Dr Nick Rose - "From commodity to commons; healing ourselves, healing nature"
- Loriana Luccioni - “Post-Capitalism and Universal, Unconditional Basic Income. Change the language to shift the values”
- Prof. Devan Pillay - “Marx meets Buddha: Ecosocialism, wellbeing and the pursuit of happiness”
This workshop included three presentations providing important updates about cooperative governance in Australia, a panel discussion with the guest speakers, a Q&A session and an opportunity for people to ask advice about setting up and managing their own cooperative.
- Antony McMullen - Co-operative Bonds
- Anthony Taylor - Business Council of Cooperatives & Mutuals (BCCM)
- Eleanor Coffey - Redgum Cleaning Co-operative (Earthworker)
For more information, click here to watch the recording on NENA's YouTube channel.
Reimagining 'Quality of Life' and 'Social Wellbeing'
'Post-capitalist Visions of Quality of Life': Part of Social Sciences Week, Australia
Hear from three distinguished guest speakers, hosted by NENA and the University of Newcastle.
- Prof. Noam Chomsky - "Imagining the Future – if there is one!"
- A./Prof. Ariel Salleh - “Some Ecological Feminist Thoughts on Wellbeing”
- Prof. Gar Alperovitz - “Democratizing the Economy: Practical Advances and Long Term Strategy”
Reimagining 'Quality of Life' and 'Social Wellbeing'
Webinar 3 - 'Pluriversal Visions of Quality of Life'
- Adjunct Professor Victoria-Grieve Williams - "Everywhen: Autonomy, Altruism and Living Well"
- A/Prof. Sara Motta - “Democracy (M)otherwise: Enfleshments from the Margins of Modernity”
- Prof . Ashish Kothari - “Ecoswaraj: a Radical Ecological Democracy Towards Justice and Sustainability”
The NENA Youth Hub is hosted its very first event for everyone who teaches, works with, mentors, supports, or is, 13-21 years old.
Purpose Labs empower young people to find their purpose, uncover their potential and explore new possibilities. They can reduce anxiety by helping people gain clarity of purpose and experiment with new projects.
Fore more information, read the description on NENA's YouTube channel here.
2020 - Webinars
Join NENA's Arts & Culture Hub for a panel discussion with creative entrepreneurs who will discuss their cutting edge cross-disciplinary projects connecting business, local, state government & non-government organisations & schools.
We will explore how artists are now working to de-silo Arts & Culture with whole systems sensory critical thinking processes for creating solutions to our ecological, economic and cultural crises.
Join NENA's Energy Hub, for an exciting discussion about Australia’s first large scale Solar Garden.
For more information about this webinar, visit the Facebook Event Page.
Join us for a discussion about the 'invisible commons', created by the processes of people working together.
- Dr. Jose Ramos
- Dr. Julian Waters-Lynch
- Laurel Freeland
- Dr. Bernhard Resch
More democratic organisations such as cooperatives are important building blocks for the new economy movement.
In our next NE Builders session we'll hear from Kate Biondo from Galactic® Co-operative - a WA-based, socially responsible, worker-owned technology business which provides advanced technical expertise across multiple industries.
Hosted by the NENA Perth Hub
Join us for an important discussion about how supporting the commons can strengthen community responses to the pandemic.
It's time for a new vision and narrative for Arts & Culture in Australia - and NENA can play a part in building this new narrative, and strengthening the arts sector for the benefit of our society and all creatives.
THE NENA ARTS AND CULTURE HUB
The New Economy Network of Australia”s Arts & Culture Hub is an opportunity for arts and cultural workers to support each other in growing new models of cultural work in cross discipline, intercultural innovative enterprises. Join us and share your experience, vision and skills.
NENA Narrative Hub co-convenors, Chris Riedy and Michelle Maloney, will facilitate a discussion about how we can most effectively communicate about the new economy in Australia.
NENA NATIONAL WEBINAR SERIES
Helena Norberg Hodge, Local Futures/Economics of Happiness, in conversation with Dr Michelle Maloney, Co-Founder of NENA
Tim Hollo, Green Institute and Prof. Bronwen Morgan, UNSW.
Speakers: Katherine Trebeck will give an introduction to the origins of WeALL, its current activities and its vision for a socially just economic future. Katherine and Michelle Maloney (NENA Director) will then discuss ways that NENA members can get involved in WeALL.
- 22 February - Update about NENA Governance structures and the 2018 Conference
- 22 March - Ecological Economics and why it matters
- 24 May - How strong self-awareness and self-governance can support our transition from the "Old" to the "New" Economy.
- 26 July - Food systems in the new economy
- 23 August - Education in the New Economy
- 20 September - Update from NENA Steering Group
- 22 November - NENA's International Partners Update - Jason Nardi, "RIPESS" (ripess.org)