2019 Nancy Hillier Memorial Lecture

"Climate Justice – new community activism"

As the climate crisis deepens, activists have evolved new approaches with spectacular success in raising public awareness. Particularly crucial are the interventions of younger activists demanding action to protect their futures and the future of the planet.

Join us as our panel of speakers discuss climate change activism – how it is evolving and what motivates campaigners.

Panel members:

  • Varsha Yajman and Jean Hinchliffe from School Strike for the Climate
  • Elly Baxter from Extinction Rebellion
  • Chaired by Associate Professor Tema Milstein from UNSW School of Humanities & Languages

Doors open at 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start.

Presented in partnership with Bayside City Council.

Register here


About Nancy Hillier:

Nancy Hillier was a tireless campaigner on behalf of people and places in the Botany Bay area of Sydney. This annual lecture acknowledges Nancy’s legacy by providing a forum to discuss major social and environmental issues from the perspective of campaigners and activists.

 

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