Exciting News: An unmissable Webinar from UrbanByNature- "The Power of Storytelling" on Jan 31st!

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 Brace yourselves for an intellectual journey as the University of Glasgow, in collaboration with Glasgow City Council and ICLEI under the banner of UrbanByNature, proudly presents an interesting Lunch and Learn series Webinar starting on January 31st, 2024. Dive deep into the realm of storytelling and its profound connection to the natural world.


  •  12:00-12:05pm: Gillian Dick from the City of Glasgow will kick off the webinar with a warm welcome, also setting the stage for our speakers.
  • 12:05-12:25pm: Join the insightful Dr. Kumara Ward from the University of Dundee to explore "Stories of Econnection: Human and More Than Human World Narratives." Discover the intricate web of stories that connect us to the vast tapestry of the natural world.
  •  12:25-12:45pm: Immerse yourself in the interesting narratives from Dimitra Xidous with "Sc(é)aling out: Stories With/In the Natural World." Explore how storytelling can scale out and echo within the natural landscape.
  • 12:45-1:00pm: Engage in a dynamic Q&A session, where your questions will be answered by our speakers. Followed by final remarks that promise to leave you with some nuggets of wisdom to take home.

Themes to Anticipate:

  • Econnection: Explore the deep connections between human narratives and the more-than-human world.
  • Sc(é)aling Out: Delve into the art of storytelling that resonates within the vastness of the natural world.

Noteworthy Speakers: 

Dr. Kumara Ward: Senior Lecturer at the University of Dundee, bringing a wealth of knowledge on the interconnectedness of stories. 

Dimitra Xidous: Poet, Writer, and Research Fellow at Trinity Business School, adding a poetic touch to the narrative landscape.

Zoom Webinar: To be part of this transformative experience, a link will be sent out prior to the event. Secure your spotearly and mark your calendars for a day of profound exploration!

Don't miss this opportunity to unravel the nature stories that connect us all, together with our experts. Join us in reshaping narratives and forging deeper connections with the world around us. 🌏📖Register here!

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