25 January 2014 "Lunar Exploitation Remonstration" London

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Lunar_Exploitation_Remonstration_web-945x315I'll be attending this--should be interesting!

WE COLONISED THE MOON

Artists in residence for Republic of the Moon, Sue Corke and Hagen Betzwieser, will explore religious, political and economic aspects of colonising the Moon.

Lunar Exploitation Remonstration

Saturday 25 January 11am-3pm.  Free, not suitable for under-12s

Drop in to pitch your protest slogan for or against the exploitation of the Moon.

Open studio with artists-in-residence WE COLONISED THE MOON. Continue the debate about the future of the Moon, decide whether you're for or against its exploitation for resources, military or commercial purposes, and propose your protest slogan. Seven slogans will be selected and made into placards for the Lunar Exploitation Remonstration.

Read more about the WE COLONISED THE MOON Open Think Tank Late Breakfast debate (11 January) about colonising the Moon in the 'We Make Money Not Art' Blog here.

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Dr Jill Stuart is an academic based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is an expert in the politics, ethics and law of outer space exploration and exploitation. She is a frequent presence in the global media (print, radio, television, documentary) and regularly gives lectures around the world. From 2013-2017 she was Editor in Chief of the Elsevier journal Space Policy where she remains on the Editorial Board. She is also on the Board of Advisors of METI International, conducting scientific research into messaging potential extraterrestrial intelligence. She is one of an elite number of people to be endorsed by the UK Home Office as an Exceptional Talent Migrant/ World Leader in her Field. In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Margaret Mead Award Lecture by the British Science Association in recognition of her cutting edge research. She is trained in both domestic and international mediation and has done consultancy work for the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice. She has a sub-specialism in women, peace and security and gender based violence. She is a Trustee of Luton All Women’s Centre.