People For Earth

  • 2022
    • 09 Play <A·I·R: A person who eats apple that bird ate> Director, Jang Woo-jae & Talk <A future with non-humans> with Kim Junsoo
      Planning and conducting 2022 Korea-Latin America Sustainable Development International Cooperation Public-Private Academic-Research Forum "Earth Jurisprudence" Session
      Planning and conducting DMZ Forum "Peace of the Earth(Pax Gaia): An approach to the DMZ as a community of life"
      Special Lecture Series of Climate and Culture Research Society: Professor Park Jungjae, "The Power of Climate"
      Moved into a new office in Itaewon
      Earth Jurisprudence Lecture Series: “Earth Jurisprudence for Practitioners” (four sessions)
      Planning and conducting World Knowledge Forum 2022 "The Future of Liberalism and Climate Politics in the New Cold War Era"
    • 08 Open Seminar Series: Professor Kim Rakhyun "Earth Law of Greenhouse"
      Open Seminar Series: Professor Jang Dayk, "Evolution after Darwin"
    • 07 Eco-culture Lecture Series: Kim Junsoo, "Antarctic Sociology and Reconstruction of Polar Imagery"
    • 06 Open Seminar Series: Professor Cho Hyo Je, "The Thoughts of a Human Rights Sociologist on Climate-Ecological Crisis: The Silent Crime Ecocide"
      Signing of MOU with Condu F&C
      Signing of MOU with Foundation Ida
      2022 Eco-Life Book Talks: Poets Hye-gyeong & Jeong's New Books
      8th Yujae Special: Choi Moon-soon, "Beyond Democracy, Establishing the 7th Republic"
    • 05 Signing of MOU with Institutes of Green Bio Science & Technology Seoul National University
      Started the Open Seminar Series
      Started the Eco-Culture Lecture Series 2022
      Co-hosted with the Gyeonggi Research Institute, Energy Transition Forum Korea, the Climate Change Colloquium 2022 "The 6th Session: "How Generation Z is changing Climate Politics?"
    • 04-12 Started the Poetry Writing Program with poet, Eun Cho (10 lectures until December)
    • 04 Earth Day 2022 Commemoration, performed the second creative play "While remembering"
      Artist Collaboration Program 2022
    • 03 Co-hosted with the Gyeonggi Research Institute, Energy Transition Forum Korea, the Climate Change Colloquium 2022 "The 5th Session: Under the Sky We Make: How to Be Human in a Warming World"
    • 02 Participating in 2022 ILAS-HUFS HK+ 2nd International Conference "Earth Jurisprudence and Latin American's Rights of Nature"
      Planning and conducting DMZ Peace Zone Session, "DMZ Peace Zone and Green Détente" at Pyeongchang Peace Forum 2022
    • 01 Hosted the 6th anniversary conference of 2021 People for Earth, "Ecology Forum Part 2, Earth Jurisprudence and Biocracy"
      Launched Supporters Association 'Friends For Earth'
      Started to record the People for Earth column in the magazine 'The Environment, Monthly'
  • 2021
    • 12 Performed the first creative play from the Culture and Arts Platform 'Earth Eye'
      Hosted the 6th anniversary conference of 2021 People for Earth, "Ecology Forum Part 1, Beyond Human beings, Life, and Unfolding Future"
    • 11 Artist Collaboration Program, Exhibition Display <UNFOLDING TEXT>
      Co-hosted with Gyeonggi Research Institute, the Climate Change Colloquium 2021 "The Fourth Session: The justice and political economy of low-carbon transitions"
      Signing of MOU with the Environment Daily News
    • 10 Signing of MOU with Bigdata Convergence and Open Sharing System Seoul National University
      Signing of MOU with Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Institute of Latin American Studies
      Planning and conducting 'Peace Establishment in DMZ in the Era of Climate Change' at DMZ Global Forum 2021
    • 09 Planning and conducting "Vision for Earth, Future for Us" at World Knowledge Forum 2021
    • 08 Planning and conducting Earth Session "Earth, Together" at JeongSeon Forum 2021
    • 07 At the extraordinary general meeting, decision to change into a joint representative system of nine people, including standing chairperson Wang-Bae Kim.
      Launched the Culture and Arts Platform 'Earth Eye'
    • 06 Signing of MOU with Gyeonggi Research Institute
      'Earth Jurisprudence for the Ecozoic Era', Earth Jurisprudence Lecture Series (four sessions)
      Co-hosted with the magazine 'The Environment, Monthly', World Environment Day 2022 Commemoration, "Book Talk: Rethink, Reduce, Recycle" by Jeon, Minjin
    • 04 Earth Day commemoration, hosted the film event "Silence for the Earth"
      Production of the short film "EARTH EYE"
    • 03 Signing of MOU with the National Maritime Museum
      Artist Collaboration Program (2021)
      Co-hosted with the Seoul Institute, the Climate Change Colloquium 2021 "The Third Session: Energy Transformation Pathways towards Climate Neutrality"
    • 02 Co-hosted with the Seoul Institute, the Climate Change Colloquium 2021 "The Second Session: (Cascading Interactions between Climate and Social Tipping Elements in the Anthropocene Earth system: Risks and Opportunities".
      Planning and conducting sessions for the Pyeongchang Peace Forum, "New Climate Peace Regime and the Rights of DMZ"
    • 01 Co-hosted with the Seoul Institute, the Climate Change Colloquium 2021
      "The First Session: Strategies for Exploring the Anthropocene"
  • 2020
    • 12 Co-hosted the 2020 PLZ Forum for Ecozoic Era "Development, Environment and Peace Nexus in Borderlands" with UNRISD (United Nations Institute for Social Development), planning and conducting the entire sessions
    • 11 Participating in Academic Seminar "New Approach and Vision of Natural Art" at the 2020 Geumgang Nature Art Biennale
      Participating in 2020 Geneva Peace Week, and producing the movie "Social Ecological and Ecological Cutlery in Border"
    • 10-11 Earth Jurisprudence Lecture Series (four sessions)
    • 10 Hosted the 5th anniversary conference of 2020 People for Earth, "Without Life, Where is the Future?"
    • 08 JeongSeon Forum 2020, <Opening Performance, ‘Inter-Connection and Harmony’>, <Plenary Session, ‘The Future of Earth and Humanity after Global Pandemic’>, <Earth Session, ‘Harmony with Nature’≫ lead by People for Earth
    • 07 Publication ‘Jurisprudence for the Earth’ by Center of Earth Jurisprudence
    • 06-11 Artist Collaboration Program, ‘Story of 7 Artists with <Journey of the Universe> by Thomas Berry’
    • 06 7th Yujae Special : Sang-il Kim, Choe Je-U (Su-un) and Whitehead
    • 05 Eco-Culture Lecture Series : Kong, Byung Hye, “Hannah Arendt , Philosophy of Natality and Politics of Life”
      Eco-Travel with Woo-Seok Kong, ‘Daegwallyeong Pine Tree’
  • 2019
    • 12 Book Launch Seminar, Korean translation version of ‘‘The Ecology of Law : Toward a legal system in tune with nature and community (2015)’ written by Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei’, Published by Kyung Hee University Press
      New Year’s Eve Party, ‘Sharing the Earth Time’ with Acoustic Performance, Poetry Reading, and Gayageum Performance
    • 11 5th Yujae Special, Professor Shinichi Tsuji, ‘Slow-Life, Slow Philosophy and the Way of Coexistence for Ecological Life’
    • 10 4th JIIAF (Jirisan International Environmental Art Festa), ‘RE:Covering, Breathing, Resting’, Sponsored by People for Earth
      Performance, Lunar Boy (Play) <Story of Moonshine>, Sponsored by People for Earth
    • 09 PLZ Forum Pre-Session, Dialog for Earth Justice
      PLZ (Peace & Life Zone) Forum 2019, ‘The Rights of Nature and Ecological Transformation’ at Chuncheon KT&G DMZ Eco-trekking and Chilsung Observatory
      2019 PLZ Festival, Music Concert at DMZ Peace Life Hill and Park Soo Keun Museum
    • 08 Small Questions Project with Sibagyun <Puzzle for Poet>, Sponsored by People for Earth
    • 07 Academic Society on Climate and Culture - Special Lecture : ‘Path toward Forest’ by Yumi Lee, Korea Forest Service
    • 06 Fourth Yujae Special Lecture given by director Chang-dong Lee discussing his movie “Burning” (2018)
      Third Yujae Special Lecture (co-hosted with the Kyunghee University Global Academy for Future Civilizations and Thomas Berry Association of Korea) given by Dr. Dennis Patrick O'Hara with the title of “Thomas Berry and Laudato Si”
    • 05 Hosted the Ecology Forum as part of the Yeonsu Book Festival 2019 in Songdo, Incheon
      Launched the Yujae Salon Project facilitated by Jung Kang (poet, eight lectures until December)
      Started the second Poetry Appreciation Program as part of Eco-culture Lecture Series 2019 with two poets, Eun Cho and Hye-gyeong Hwang (ten lectures by each poet until December)
    • 04 Joined Lush Korea Charity Pot Campaign “Happy Earth Day to You!” event to commemorate Mother Earth Day
      Started the Earth Jurisprudence Lecture Series 2019 “A-Z Everything about Earth Jurisprudence” (4 lectures until the month of May)
      Co-hosted the Youth Climate Change Litigation Forum with Sun Probono Center
      Eco-excursion to Namwon organized by the People for Earth Academic Society on Climate and Culture
    • 03 The Fourth Thomas Berry Lecture Series (eight lectures until November) under the theme of “Universe Story and the Great Work”
      Co-hosted ceremony for launch of the photography book “Mut-da” by Sun-hee Moon
    • 02 The Second YUJAE SPECIAL ‘Buen Vivir (Good Living)’ by Dr. Armando Antonio De Negri Filho
      Co-hosted ‘Youth Climate Change Litigation Forum’ with Probono Center Sun hosted by Youth Climate Change Litigation Support Group
      The First YUJAE SPECIAL ‘Education in Journey of the Universe’ by Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker
    • 01 Moved into a new office in Samcheong-dong
  • 2018
    • 12 People for Earth year-end party under the theme of “Poetry, Music, and Togetherness”
    • 11 Co-hosted Seoul Gourmet 2018 “Feeding the Planet”
    • 07 Co-hosted “The Live Burial of Animals Seminar” with four members of the National Assembly, the Dongcheon Foundation, Sun Pro Bono Center, and the Hwa-woo Foundation
    • 05-12 Eco-culture Lecture Series (ten lectures by Jeong Kang, Eun Cho, and Hyekyung Hwang)
    • 04 Earth Day commemoration at Songam Space Center
    • 03-12 Earth Jurisprudence Lecture Series (four sessions)
    • 03-11 The Thomas Berry Lecture Series (eight lectures by Young-sun Maeng) under the theme of “Universe Story”
    • 03-10 Participated in “Environmental Constitution Forum 2018” hosted by Korea Environment Institute (KEI)
    • 03 Established Academic Society on Climate and Culture
      Annual general meeting
  • 2017
    • 11 Hosted the annual conference “The Living World and the Ecological Perspective”
      Participated in a conference organized by Eco-civ in Claremont, California under the theme of “Green Transition toward Ecological Civilization: A Korea-US Dialogue”
    • 09 Hosted the social event “Auction Day”
    • 08-01.2018 The Thomas Berry Lecture Series (eight lectures by Young-sun Maeng) under the theme of “World View and Ecology”
    • 04 Co-hosted an event commemorating Earth Day with the Korea Forest Service and Hwankyeong-ilbo (Korea Environment Daily) under the theme of “Toward a Sustainable Future in Harmony with Nature”
    • 03-12 Earth Jurisprudence Lecture Series (four sessions)
    • 03 Participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Citizen’s Institute for Environmental Studies and Environmental Law Center under the theme of “How will the Constitution Include the Environment?”
    • 02 Annual general meeting
      Established the Animal Law Studies Group under the Academic Society on Earth Jurisprudence
      Established the Eco-culture Society
  • 2016
    • 04-06 Participates in “Harmony with Nature” Virtual Dialogue by UN
      The First Thomas Berry Lecture Series
      (Four lectures in the series, held every second week)
    • 05 Begins Culture of Life Lecture Series
    • 04 Publishing ceremony with panel discussions for Korean translation of
      “Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice” by Cormac Cullinan
      Listed as an Earth jurisprudence organization on Gaia Foundation (UK) website
    • 02 Visit to UK for meetings with UKELA and other climate change, ecological education and Earth jurisprudence organizations
    • 01 The First General Meeting
      Begins “Thomas Berry Legacy Lecture Series”
  • 2015
    • 11 Founding Conference: “For the Earth in Silence”
    • 10 Founding General Meeting
    • 09 “Climate Change Law Center” established
    • 06 Integration of “People For Earth Forum” and “Culture of Life Forum”
      The First Workshop
    • 04 Begins Earth Jurisprudence Lecture Series (accredited by the Korean Bar Association)
    • 03 Reading Club of “Culture of Life Forum” joins to form “Academic Society on Visions of Ecozoic Era”
    • 01 “People For Earth Forum” is formed with sponsorship from Pro Bono Law Center
      of One Law Partners
      Begins Academic Society on Earth Jurisprudence Seminar
  • 2013 - 2014
    • “Culture of Life Forum” holds monthly lecture series (on the theme of life), youth programs, and women lawyer reading club
  • 2012
    • Thomas Berry Study Group formed under the guidance of Catholic Priest Jaidon Lee
      (Doctor of Theology)