Event

A new age of anxiety?

Monday 26 February
The Forum, Norwich
7.30 - 9.30pm
Free entry - booking essential

With an epidemic amongst young people in depression and anxiety, and policy-makers now looking at ways of addressing public wellbeing, we ask if we are living in a new age of anxiety. Political economist Will Davies of Goldsmiths, University of London will discuss what he calls ‘the happiness industry’, while UEA’s Teresa Belton will talk about the reciprocal relationship between personal wellbeing and environmental sustainability.

Dragon Hall Debates at the Forum

These free events, held in partnership between UEA and Writers’ Centre Norwich, are open to everyone, and no prior knowledge is needed. The speakers will talk briefly and then the audience are invited to ask questions and offer opinions as the discussion opens up.

This year's series will be relocating temporarily to the Millennium Library at The Forum, while Dragon Hall undergoes renovation to open as the National Centre for Writing in summer 2018.

All events start at 7.30pm and should last until 9.30pm, or when the energy dries up!

Free entry, booking essential.

For more information, email events@uea.ac.uk or call 01603 592130.