Inventing a Sustainable Political Economy for the Climate Crisis

Photo of the Sheldonian Theatre by Ray Harrington
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Date Thursday 13 June 2024
Time 14:00 - 16:00
Sheldonian Theatre

Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG 

How to register

Join renegade economist Kate Raworth (Doughnut Economics) and best-selling author Kim Stanley Robinson (Ministry for the Future) as they discuss sustainable political economies for the climate crisis at the Sheldonian Theatre.


13:45 Arrival

14:00 Keynote speeches by Kate Raworth and Kim Stanley Robinson

15:00 Panel response

16:00 Close


Keynote speakers

Kate Raworth is an ecological economist focused on making economics fit for 21st century realities. She is the creator of the Doughnut of social and planetary boundaries. Her international best-selling book, Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think like a 21st Century Economist, has been translated into more than 20 languages.

Kim Stanley Robinson is an American science fiction writer. He is the author of more than twenty books, including several international bestsellers. His novel, The Ministry for the Future, was selected as one of Barack Obama’s Favorite Books of 2020 and one of Bill Gates’ “5 Great Books for the Summer” in 2022.


Venus Bivar  Faculty of History, TORCH

Ben Franta Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment & Oxford Sustainable Law Programme

Mette Morsing Director, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment

Laline Paull Hertford alumna, author, playwright, screenwriter

Jamie Lorimer School of Geography and the Environment, Hertford College



Tom Fletcher Hertford College

Anette Mikes Saïd Business School, Hertford College