Giving Teeth to the Tiger: a Critique of Green Economy in South Korea' A presentation and debate on Political-Economy, Well Being and Sustainability

29 March 2017, 2.00 PM - 29 March 2017, 4.00 PM

Professor Sun-Jin Yum

Peel Lecture Theatre, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, University Rd, Bristol, BS8 1SS

SPS/Cabot Lecture

'Giving Teeth to the Tiger: a Critique of Green Economy in South Korea' A presentation and debate on Political-Economy, Well Being and Sustainability.

Professor Sun-Jin Yun of the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Seoul National University is delivering this lecture in her role as IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor.  

Professor Yun is one of the lead authorities on Green Economy, Green Growth, Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development in Korea. As well as lecturing at Seoul National University, she also carries out research with the Environmental Planning Institute and Asia Institute for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability. In addition, she is a member of several committees of Korea’s Ministry for the Environment. She is the author of numerous publications, including a contribution to the ground-breaking book ‘Green Growth: Ideology, Political Economy and the Alternatives’ (Dale et al., 2016) which critiques the dominant ‘Green Economy’ discourse. Her lecture will be relevant to all those working on a socially just transition to a sustainable society and, more broadly, to those who are concerned with political economy, urban planning, social and environmental policy, environmental management and engineering for sustainability.

 

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