Vandana Shiva in Kansas City

Dr Vandana Shiva’s event in Kansas City tonight is SOLD OUT!  Her lecture, “Cultivating Diversity, Freedom and Hope,” will address the value of diversity in nature and in society, as well how the monoculture of the mind can destroy that diversity at every level. If you want to hear her message of local ownership and self-sufficiency in the production and distribution of food, KKFI 90.1 FM will be live broadcasting the event, so tune in from 7 pm to 9 pm.

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Dr Vandana Shiva with Vassar students at Poughkeepsie Farm and Ecological Preserve.

Vandana’s visit to KC is hosted by Cultivate Kansas City, a locally-grown non-profit working to grow food, farms and communities for a healthy local food system, and by UMKC’s Environmental Studies Program and Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design.

Past dates this spring include:

April 4, 2014: Dr Shiva gave gave a keynote address titled “The Right to Food: Women, Development and the Global Economy”, as Beloit College’s 2013-14 Weissberg Chair in International Studies.

April 8, 2014: “Making Peace with the Earth”, Duluth MN @ University of Minnesota Duluth @ UMD’s Women’s History Month celebration.

April 9, 2014: “Earth Democracy and Ecofeminism” @ Sustainability Week at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. Her keynote focused on the need for diversity of thought process, perspective and worldview in addition to diversity of race, ethnicity and gender to create a sustainable world. 

April 10, 2014:  “Creating Earth Democracy:Reclaiming the Commons from Corporate Enclosures”, Calgary Alberta, hosted by Public Interest Alberta.


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