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Wed, 8 - 9am, 8 Castle St. Huntly

A reading group on sustainability and resilience

Fortnightly, Wednesday, 8am - 9pm, 8 Castle St. Field Notes on Surviving the Future* (FN-SF**) is a fortnightly reading group expanding upon the Town is the Garden's talk programme of the same name. It aims to provide a regular opportunity to meet up and discuss ideas related to sustainability, resilience and post-oil futures over breakfast.  It is about reading to take action now.  / S o i l Wed 18 July Texts: The Landscape Below: Soil, Soul and Agriculture, Bruce C Ball (selected chapters) Matters of Care: Speculative Ethics in More than Human Worlds, Maria Puig de la Bellacasa. Chapter 5, Soil Times. //Harvest Break// / S o i l Wed 12 Sept Text: Soil: Our Common Ground, Rebecca Lines-Kelly / L i c h e n s Wed 26 Sept Text: Establishing New Worlds, Anne Pringle. From Arts of Living in a Damaged Planet / B e g i n n i n g s o f E c o l o g y 1 Wed 10 Oct Text: Prologue & Chapter 2: The Invention of Nature, Andrea Wulf on Alexander Von Humboldt / B e g i n n i n g s o f E c o l o g y 2 Wed 24 Oct Text: Extracts from Cosmos Vol 2 Alexander Von Humboldt / U r b a n S o i l s  Wed 7 Nov Text: Introduction: The Lure of Pedogenesis: An Anthropological Foray into Making Urban Soils in Contemporary France. Germain Meulemans / S o i l F i c t i o n s Wed 21 NoV Text: 'The Lure of Soil(s) Fictions: Collaborations in Art, Anthropology and the Soil Sciences' (Chapter 7 from The Lure of Pedogenesis) Germain Meulemans Get in touch to find out more.  *The title of the series is inspired by David Fleming's Lean Logic ** And Donna Haraway's SF (science fiction, speculative fabulation...)

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