Llafur and Co-ops & Mutuals Wales Event – Robert Owen’s Legacy, Welsh Co-operative Movement History and Co-operative Learning
Event Date: 03/07/2021
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 Miles, Labour/Co-op, Neath
This event will take place via Zoom. You will need to register for the event via Eventbrite using the following link:
Once you have registered, details of the meeting ID and password will be emailed to you.
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