What happened at Shared Planet 2012
Shared Planet 2012 was held at Sheffield Hallam University.
What is Shared Planet?
The UK’s largest student conference on world poverty, human rights and the environment. It’s one weekend packed full of inspiring speakers, practical and informative workshops, debates, films, stalls and fun. Shared Planet is open to all young people and students over 16 who want to find out about the world’s big problems and share the solutions.
“I can testify it is DEFINITELY worth going to Shared Planet. It will change your life! It totally changed mine 2 years ago” - Megan Preston, York University
2012 speakers included:
- Lindela Figlan - Deputy Chair, South African Shack Dwellers’ Movement
- Kate Pickett - author, the Spirit Level
- Natalie Bennett - leader, The Green Party
- Joss Garman - political director, Greenpeace UK
- John Hilary - Executive Director, War on Want
- Ratna Lacham - Director, Just West Yorkshire
- Ellie Mae o’Hagan - Guardian Columnist, UK Uncut
- Danny Dorling - author - why inequality persists
- Tim Gee - author, Counterpower - making change happen
Find out what happened at previous Shared Planets.