Beyond Money Events with Thomas Greco

BEYOND MONEY EVENTS WITH THOMAS GRECO 28.08-29.08

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CONNECT will host two events with economist Thomas Greco in August.

Friday August 28th 19:00 – 21:00
Talk: The Liberation of Money and Credit
Where: CONNECT (Formerly CTVR) Dunlop Oriel House, 34 Westland Row, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2 http://bit.ly/1IYUB3B
Admission: Free but booking essential at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beyond-money-events-with-thomas-greco-tickets-18131016358

On the evening of Friday August 28th, Thomas Greco will give a presentation on The Liberation of Money and Credit, outlining the fundamental importance of reclaiming the credit commons and showing how communities and businesses can reduce their dependence on bank borrowing and conventional, political forms of money. After the talk Thomas will join a panel with Michel Bauwens and Kevin Flanagan of the P2P Foundation, Dr Rachel O’Dwyer of Trinity College Dublin and Graham Barnes of Feasta for a Q&A session.

The event is sponsored and hosted by CONNECT (formerly CTVR – http://www.ctvr.ie/), at their Dublin city centre venue and supported by Feasta, the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability (http://www.feasta.org) and P2P Foundation Ireland.
Saturday August 29th 10:00 – 16:00
Workshop: The Exchange Revolution: Taking Complementary Currencies and Moneyless Trading to a New Level
Where: CONNECT (Formerly CTVR) Dunlop Oriel House, 34 Westland Row, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2 http://bit.ly/1IYUB3B
Admission: Free but booking essential at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beyond-money-events-with-thomas-greco-tickets-18131016358

On Saturday, Thomas will run a workshop for currency activists, practitioners, researchers, and social entrepreneurs on The Exchange Revolution: Taking complementary currencies and moneyless trading to a new level, also at the CONNECT venue in Dublin. Anyone with a specific interest in developing and extending the impact of community currencies, mutual credit, and other complementary exchange mechanisms is invited to attend.

The event is sponsored and hosted by CONNECT (formerly CTVR – http://www.ctvr.ie/), at their Dublin city centre venue and supported by Feasta, the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability (http://www.feasta.org) and P2P Foundation Ireland.
Thomas H. Greco, Jr. is a preeminent scholar, author, educator, and community economist, who for more than 30 years has been working at the leading edge of transformational restructuring. He is widely regarded as a leading authority on moneyless exchange systems, community currencies, financial innovation, and community economic development, and is a sought after speaker internationally. He has traveled widely in Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas, lecturing, teaching, and advising. He has been a speaker at numerous conferences and has led many workshops and colloquia in 14 countries.
He is the author of numerous books and articles including The End of Money and the Future of Civilization (Chelsea Green, 2009), Money: Understanding and Creating Alternatives to Legal Tender (Chelsea Green, 2001), New Money for Healthy Communities (1994), and Money and Debt: A Solution to the Global Crisis (1990). A former college professor, he is currently Director of the non-profit Community Information Resource Center, a networking hub that provides information access and administrative support for efforts in community resilience, social justice, and sustainability.

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