Llafur and Co-ops & Mutuals Wales Event – Robert Owen’s Legacy, Welsh Co-operative Movement History and Co-operative Learning

Event Location:
Online


Event Date: 03/07/2021
Event Starts: 3/7/21 09:25 am Event Ends: 3/7/21 11:45 am


International Co-operators Day – Llafur and Co-ops & Mutual Wales Event

Robert Owen’s Legacy, Welsh Co-operative Movement History and Co-operative Learning – What lessons can we learn from around the world?

Saturday 3rd July 2021

9:30-10:30 – ‘Does Robert Owen’s legacy still resonate in the 21st century?’

  • Lecture by Prof Chris Williams, University College, Cork – Co-author of ‘Robert Owen and his legacy’
  • Q&A and audience participation
  • Final thoughts from Chris

Chair: Mick Antoniw, Labour/Co-op, Pontypridd

10:30-10:35 – Break

10:35-11:45 – ‘Ways to Mark Robert Owen’s Anniversary’

Robert Owen & the History of the Co-op Movement in Wales

  • Liz McIvor, Co-operative Heritage Trust Manager, Rochdale Pioneers Museum and The National Co-operative Archive
  • Sian Williams, Head of Special Collections and Librarian, South Wales Miners’ Library, Swansea University

Co-operative Learning & Methodologies in Schools

  • Sara Vicari, Aroundtheworld.coop (Rome), telling inspiring co-operative stories of collection action through qualitative & participatory research allowing the main characters to define how to realise their video.

Three short presentations followed by panel Q&A and audience presentation

Chair: Jeremy MilesLabour/Co-op, Neath

This event will take place via Zoom. You will need to register for the event via Eventbrite using the following link:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/international-co-operators-day-owens-legacy-and-co-operative-learning-registration-151288222145?aff=erelexpmlt 

Once you have registered, details of the meeting ID and password will be emailed to you.

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