North-South, Arts, Business, and Governance

Thu, September 17, 2020

8:00AM-9:30AM PT


This event pairs scholars, creatives, and business people to offer north-south perspectives on how business, literature, and the performing and visual arts can enrich our understanding of how we can successfully tackle climate change.


  • Dr. Janis Sarra, Professor of Law, University of British Columbia, Principal, Canada Climate Law Initiative


  • Dr. Stephanie Bertels, Director, Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Lizet Steyn, Head: Reporting- Group Strategic Risk, Nedbank, South Africa
  • Carl Bates, CEO, Sirdar Group, South Africa
  • Dr. Mandisa Haarhoff, English Language and Literature Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Alexander Sarra-Davis, PhD Candidate, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Dr. Kim Berman, Professor of Visual Art, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Dr. Helen Eastman, Director and playwright, Live Canon Ensemble, UK, Associate Artist, Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama at Oxford University
  • Alex Silverman, Composer, Oxford UK