Ahimsa Center presents

Hunger in an Age of Plenty: Sustainable Solutions through Nonviolence

by

Vandana Shiva

Monday, October 31, 2011
Lecture and Q & A : 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Cal Poly Pomona, Music Recital Hall

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Why do millions starve, and even die of hunger in an age of food surplus? In this thought-provoking talk, Dr. Vandana Shiva will explain the roots of this paradox, and suggest sustainable solutions anchored in nonviolence relevant for our time.

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Pre-registration required.
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Vandana Shiva is an internationally acclaimed author, scientist, eco-feminist, and activist. Hailed as an environmental hero by the Time Magazine and as one of the five most powerful communicators by the Asia Week, Dr. Shiva is the author of many books, including Biopiracy, Stolen Harvest, Water Wars, Earth Democracy, and Soil Not Oil. For her numerous contributions in the areas of sustainability, social justice, and peace, she has received several honors and awards including the Right Livelihood Award, the Order of the Golden Ark, Global 500 Award of the UN, Earth Day International Award , and the Sydney Peace Prize. She serves on the boards of many international organizations, including the World Future Council, the International Forum on Globalization and Slow Food International. She is the founder of Navdanya, an organization aimed at the conservation and integrity of seeds and preservation of biological and cultural diversity. To learn more about her work, please visit: http://www.navdanya.org/

Contact: Professor Tara Sethia, Director, Ahimsa Center (909) 869-3868/3808. Email: ahimsacenter@csupomona.edu

 

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