Conferences

  • 2012 Conference ‘ … As If People Mattered’ Click here for full programme   E.F.Schumacher’s  ground-breaking book, Small is Beautiful, was subtitled ‘Economics As  If People Mattered’. In the centenary year of his birth, the theme is  being taken up with increasing urgency by social ...
  • 2010 Conference Schumacher North Conference 2010   Beyond Consumerism Left Bank Centre, Cardigan Road, Leeds Saturday 23 October 2010 250 people from all walks of life took part in a day of lively debate, challenging ideas and creative exploration looking at the question: What would our ...
  • 2009 Conference 2009 Conference Voices for a New Vision of Community: A People’s Enquiry Saturday, October 10th 10.00 am to 5.00 pm                                                 Gandhi Hall, James Graham Building, Leeds Metropolitan University Headingley Site Themes Gandhi’s Legacy – Non-Violence and Local Self-Reliance Plurality and Diversity – Dialogue, Respect, Celebration Rebuilding ...
  • 2008 Conference 2008 Lectures Leeds Schumacher Lectures 2008 Transforming the Global Economy Solutions for a Sustainable World Susan George Ann Pettifor Andrew Simms October 4th, at Leeds Metropolitan University Civic Quarter Site Transforming the Global Economy Solutions for a Sustainable World The Leeds Schumacher Lectures 2008 addressed the issues of ...