Distinguished Visitor Programme Public Lecture Series 4th December 2013

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ABTVI Lecture Theatre, Adelphi Building

University of Central Lancashire

Preston

PR1 2HE

United Kingdom

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In this lecture, Blake Poland, Associate Professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, will explore four emerging threats to health equity, arguing that the challenge facing humanity is social, not technical. Unpacking our assumptions about social change, and the ways we’ve tended to approach environmental issues, he will explore how we can build community resilience and participate in midwifing the transition to deep sustainability that is arguably already underway. Implications for practitioners, researchers, policy makers and activists will be explored.

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