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Canterbury Workers Education Association

The Canterbury Workers Education Association is a non-profit, voluntary adult education association which aims to provide educational opportunities through lectures, courses and workshops for personal growth and towards the establishment of a just and equitable society.

These series of lectures are broadcast in collaboration with PlainsFM to encourage discussion and community debate of a wide range of ideas and issues

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Canterbury Workers Education Association-22-05-2019 The Circular Economy
Anthea Madill speaks about how the circular economy can redefine growth and help create a more sustainable future
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-30-04-2019 DIY Podcasting Workshop
7 podcasts created by participants of the DIY podcasting workshop held at the CWEA: Simon Gray - Good morning Catherine De Croy - Kiwi Kat's Cackle Jane Pierce - Stoicism Michele Hollis - Dogs of New Brighton Ann Currie - Transition to Retirement Angela Langley - Personal Reflection on March 15 Attacks Tina Luke - MyCup
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-01-03-2019 Microbes and Climate Change Part 2
Paul Broady discusses the roles of microbes in the production and absorption of nitrous oxide and carbon
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-27-02-2019 Max Rashbrooke
Author and journalist Max Rashbrooke talks about his new book 'Government for the Public Good: The surprising Science of Large Scale Collective Action'
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-28-02-2019 Microbes and Climate Change Part 1
Paul Broady explores the role of microbes in the production and absorption of methane
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-26-02-2019 A Prisoner of War Story
Simon Pollard talks about his Uncle's diary from world War 2
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-26-02-2019 Disability Representation in Government
Mojo Mathers talks about her personal journey and why repreesntation matters to us all
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-25-02-2019 Groundwater Management
Professor Bob Bower explores examples of proactive groundwater management
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-24-02-2019 Antarctica Part 2
Paul Broady explores the ecology of Antarctica and impacts of climate change and the human impacts
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-24-02-2019 Asian Philosophy - Part 2
Michael Couch talks about Confucius
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-22-02-2019 Antarctica Part 1
Professor Paul Broady explores the ecology of Antarctica and the impacts of climate change and the human impact
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-21-02-2019 Asian Philosophy - Part 1
Michael Couch presents an introduction to Asian Philosophy
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-19-02-2019 Did Jesus Exist?
Rodney Routledge introduces the debate between those who believe Jesus existed as an historical person and the mythicists who assert that Christianity is the literalisation of Greek and Egyptian myths
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Canterbury Workers Education Association-30-11-2018 Pandemic of 1918
Historian Geoffery Rice discusses the most modern research on the causes and effects of the Pandemic of 1918 and offer tips for the future
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