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UKSCS Co-operatives Fortnight Annual Lecture

Co-operation as 'This New Order of Life': Reflections on Co-operative Pioneer and Agitator, George Jacob Holyoake (1817-1906)

Speaker: Professor Stephen Yeo

7.00pm, Friday 23rd June 2017, Light refreshments from 6.30pm

Birmingham Friends of the Earth Meeting Room The Warehouse, 54-57 Allison St. Birmingham, B5 5TH

All Welcome!

Tickets £10 / £5 (Students/Unwaged)  Click here to book you place

UKSCS Annual General meeting - 1st September 2017

The 2017 AGM will take place on the evening before the 50th Anniversary Conference to be held at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne.

The AGM will be held from 4pm-6pm, followed by drinks and nibbles

The conference will, among other items for discussion, update on the progress to change its legal structure.


International Co-operative Alliance's 2017 Global Conference

14-17 November 2017





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World Credit Union Conference​

23-26 July 2017 - Vienna

The World Credit Union Conference is the premier global event for the credit union industry with the most take-home value. Attendees from around the globe include Board Members, CEO’s, Executive Directors, Senior Management and more. This is the only conference that has a global focus on improving lives through credit unions.




ICA 2017 International Research Conference, Stirling - 20-24 June. Theme:  "Developing Inclusive and Responsible Businesses: Co-operatives in Theory, Policy and Practice".  Registration now open.






Economic Democracy: The Cooperative Alternative

Edinburgh University in collaboration with St Andrews and The James Hutton Institute are offering an online open course on the co-operative market economy, and to explore where it is a viable and efficient alternative to capitalism.

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