John Cobb & Friends Gathering: Franklin Obeng-Odoom
June 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT
Topic: The Commons in an Age of Uncertainty: Decolonizing Nature, Economy, and Society
Presenter(s): Franklin Obeng-Odoom
Dr. Obeng-Odoom, a native of Ghana, is Associate Professor of Global Development Studies at the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science, University of Helsinki in Finland. His topic is a book published in 2021 in which he applies the thought of Henry George to the economic concept of “the commons.” He will also share comments on his newest book, Global Migration Beyond Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Political Economy (Oxford U Press, 2022) and its relation to the book by John Cobb & Herman Daly, For the Common Good (Beacon Press, 1989, 1994).
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