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New debate of Amsterdam Global Forum will take place on September 26th. at 7pm.

“Anthropocene & The Age of Consumption”

In the coming decades Earth’s inhabitants will have to demonstrate like never before - individually and collectively - the worldly intelligence and a sense of responsibility that, in principle, define them as human beings while our life-support planetary boundaries are being crossed.

Whether the “Anthropocene” or “Capitalocene”, as some argue, will be followed by “the age of of less” and if future societies will be build on the sense of “being” rather than “having”, we will leave it to philosophers and futurists.

At the point at which we find ourselves now will focus on discussing which alternative social innovations are challenging current dominant socio-economic system, and we will explore if expectations for technological solutions rather than cultural and structural socio-political transformations are realistic to overcome this era of consumption in the Anthropocene.

Debate will be followed by drinks, you can also have there food before or after debate.

Pre-registration by email to amsterdam.global.forum@gmail.com

Please send email mentioning your educational/professional background and topics of interest if you are a new participant.

Participants Entrance €6 sold via Eventbrite.

Places are limited.

Location in Amsterdam will be confirmed to registered participants by invitation email.

Be part of a community focused on social transformation and innovation for more inclusive, resilient and sustainable societies.

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