Exploring Harmony: How Can We Live in Harmony with the Natural Environment?


The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is looking forward to hosting a Harmony event in Swansea.


The evening will consist of a panel event is called ‘Exploring Harmony: How Can We Live in Harmony with the Natural Environment?’ It will feature contributions from two of UWTSD’s Harmony Professors of Practice, Dr. Nick Campion and Tony Juniper CBE.

The evening will be hosted by UWTSD’s Sustainability Development Team. Tom Yearley, who is Head of Sustainability Delivery at the university, will be presenting on the ways in which the harmony principles have been embedded in the university. He said: “Working within the harmony context adds a further dimension to the management of sustainability at the University and sets us apart from other institutions. I am eager to explore the links between improving our relationship with the environment with you at this event.”

The event will take place in Creative Bubble in Swansea on Thursday 15th February. The panel discussion will begin at 5pm, followed by a question/answer session and networking opportunities.

Tony Juniper is an environmental activist, campaigner, writer and sustainability adviser who has been working in the field for over 25 years. Following five years as the Executive Director of Friends of the Earth, he is now the Executive Director for Advocacy and Campaign at WWF UK. In 2017, he was appointed Harmony Professor of Practice at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

He will be presenting an introduction to the philosophy of the Harmony initiative, which is a collaboration between UWTSD, the Sophia Centre for Cosmology and Culture, and the Institute for Sustainable Practice, Innovation, and Resource Effectiveness (INSPIRE). This partnership’s goal is to move the conversation on sustainability forward and to examine what we as individuals can do to live in harmony with the natural environment.

Dr Nick Campion is a Principal Lecturer in the Faculty of Humanities and Performing Arts, and is an Associate Professor in Cosmology and Culture. He is also the Director of UWTSD’s Sophia Centre, an academic centre that explores cultural relationships to the sky and to the cosmos. He will be presenting an introduction to the Sophia Centre and the Sophia Harmony initiative.

Further Information

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