The Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) would like to invite you to the annual John Pearce Memorial Lecture which takes place on Tuesday 3rd September at GCU. The lecture sponsored by CEiS will host Béatrice Alain, Executive Director of the Chantier de l’économie sociale. The title for this year’s lecture is: “Building an ecosystem for the creation and development of community-owned enterprises – The Quebec experience”. Béatrice will provide an overview of the comprehensive social economy ecosystem in Quebec and reflect on points of comparison with the Scottish system.
This year’s event will also feature ‘A History of Social Enterprise in Scotland’ exhibition which is part of a Scottish Government funded project to develop the Social Enterprise Collection (Scotland). The exhibition provides an introduction to the history and showcases the images and documents held within the archival collection. By taking these materials on tour, the project team hope to show that consigning material to the archive does not mark the end point of a project or organisation but can be the spark for a whole range of new beginnings.
This is a free event but please register to ensure your place.