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Saturday, October 24 • 11:30am - 12:40pm
Gross National Happiness: Hope, Heartache and Inspirations for making it our own

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This workshop ignites a conversation about Gross National Happiness (GNH) that goes beyond fantasy and idealization to invite personal and practical steps to shaping our own future. Gross National Happiness, a term coined by the Fourth King of Bhutan, is a concept that implies that sustainable development should take a holistic approach toward notions of progress and give equal importance to non-economic aspects of well-being. Based on recent experience living in Bhutan, Anne Z. Parker and colleagues will share realistic reflections about GNH. This practical and interactive workshop explores what we can learn from this perspective on restoring eco-social solutions.

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Anne Z. Parker

Professor of Environmental Studies, Naropa University
Anne Z. Parker Phd is a Professor of Environmental Studies at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado where she teaches about earth as a living system and environmental leadership. She has spent extensive time in the Himalayan region learning about traditional cultures, agriculture... Read More →

Saturday October 24, 2015 11:30am - 12:40pm MDT
Humanities 135

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