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Vegan vs vegan

Events • Philosophy • Debate

This event has unfortunately been cancelled

This event is part of the British Academy's season on Sustainable Futures

The extraordinary reception of Greggs’s meat-free sausage rolls last year arguably marked the moment that veganism went from the fringe to the mainstream. But is the move to a plant-based food system really the only way to protect animal rights and reduce environmental impact? Or can alternative sources of animal protein, including unfeeling invertebrates and lab grown meat, carve out a kinder and more eco-friendly space for animals in our food system? Spanning animal rights, sustainable lifestyles and the future of food, this debate asks two vegans to consider whether we can have our cow and eat her too.

Speakers:
Dr Josh Milburn, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Sheffield and Research Advisory Committee Member, The Vegan Society
Ed Winters, Vegan activist, Filmmaker and Lecturer

Chair:
Maria Chiorando, Editor, Plant Based News

Booking required 
£5, £3 concessions

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