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Juliet Schor and Hazel Henderson in Conversation


In celebration of 40 years of the Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures, and in anticipation of the October 25, 2020 Lectureswith Kali Akuno and George Monbiot, we are highlighting the work of past speakers, asking for updates of their earlier remarks, and inviting them to reflect on current conditions.

On Thursday, September 24 at 2pm Eastern, Juliet Schor and Hazel Henderson engaged in a live, virtual conversation on Zoom moderated by David Bollier. They reflected on their original talks given current political, economic, and social realities, with comments on each other’s work. A question and answer period followed initial presentations.

Past lectures by our speakers include:


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Juliet B. Schor

Juliet B. Schor is an economist and sociologist at Boston College. Schor’s research focuses on work, consumption, and climate change. A graduate of Wesleyan University, Schor received her Ph.D. in economics at the University of Massachusetts. Before joining Boston College, she taught at Harvard University for 17 years, in the Department of Economics and the … Continued

Hazel Henderson

Hazel Henderson (D.Sc.Hon) is founder of Ethical Markets Media. She is a world-renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a worldwide syndicated columnist, and author of award-winning Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy (2006) and eight other books. She created the Ethical Markets TV series, the EthicMark® Awards, the Green Transition Scoreboard® and co-created Ethical Biomimicry Finance®. Henderson’s first … Continued

David Bollier

David Bollier is the Schumacher Center’s Reinventing the Commons Program Director. He is an author, activist, blogger and independent scholar with a primary focus on the commons as a new paradigm of economics, politics and culture.  He is a co-founder of the Commons Strategies Group, an advocacy/consulting project that assists the international commons movement.  Bollier’s … Continued

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