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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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The First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist, 1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs welcomes award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, and author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, Naomi Klein.

Post-lecture conversation with Michèle Lamont, Weatherhead Center Director; Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University; and Ajantha Subramanian, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, and author of the international bestsellers, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate (2014), The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007) and No Logo (2000). She is a columnist for The Nation magazine and The Guardian newspaper and is a contributing editor at Harper's magazine. Naomi is a member of the board of directors for 350.org, a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. She is a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute and is on the board of directors for 350.org, the global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis.

Her most recent book, the critically acclaimed, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate, was the 2014 winner of the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. It was named to multiple Best of 2014 lists, including the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2014. An instant New York Times and international bestseller, This Changes Everything is being translated into over twenty-five languages. The documentary inspired by the book and narrated by Naomi premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2015 and is now available worldwide.

Admission is free. Tickets are required. Limit of 2 tickets per person. Tickets must be picked up in person at the Harvard Box Office located at 10 Holyoke Street (Farkas Hall) starting Wednesday, April 5th and are not available online or by phone.

The lecture and post-lecture conversation will also be streamed live. Follow the conversation on Twitter with #ThisChangesEverything. 

Please see the online version of this event for up-to-the-minute additions, changes, or cancellations.

Contact Name: 

Sarah Banse

Research Areas: 

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

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