The 5th Futurability Initiatives Seminar Series

We will hold the 5th Futurability Initiatives Seminar Series as follows:。

Date & time: Thursday 27th March, 13:30-15:30

Venue: RIHN Lecture Hall

Speaker: Peter Roderick, Lawyer and Co-Founder, Planetary Boundaries Initiative

Title: Legal responses to Planetary Boundaries: how to transform international law? (tentative)

PETER RODERICK is a public interest lawyer and member of the ‘Alliance for Future Generations’. After qualifying and practising as a barrister, he worked for Shell until 1991, since when he has worked on many environmental issues with a broad range of organisations and individuals, including ‘Friends of the Earth’ and the ‘World Future Council’. He is author of ‘Taking the Longer View : UK Governance Options for a Finite Planet’ (2010, Foundation for Democracy and Sustainable Development and WWF-UK) and the ‘Draft Declaration on Planetary Boundaries’ (2011, WWF-UK).


FIY, Peter is to give a keynote speech at “the Futuraility Initiative International Symposium: What humanity in nature ought to be?” at Tokyo International Forum, on 24th March.

We hope you will be able to join us.

Best regards,

Dr. Itsuki C. Handoh, Associate Professor,