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Talks by Vegan social justice advocate Christopher-Sebastian McJetters at VegfestUK Bristol 2018

Talks by Vegan social justice advocate Christopher-Sebastian McJetters at VegfestUK Bristol 2018

2018-05-14 
| by Editor | Posted in VegfestUK Bristol 2018

Great news for visitors to the upcoming VegfestUK Bristol event at Ashton Gate on May 26-27, as much-loved vegan social justice advocate Christopher-Sebastian McJetters will rejoin VegfestUK and he’ll be discussing a number of topics on the intersection between veganism and social justice that will provide plenty of food for thought for visitors.

Sebastian is an eloquent and articulate speaker who has drawn big crowds wherever he has spoken, and he’s able to discuss thought-provoking subjects in the vegan scene whilst being engaging and entertaining at the same time.

 

Here’s a summary of the talks that Sebastian has in store for us:

 

Is Veganism A White Thing?

Examining how the mainstream framing of veganism and animal rights makes people continually ask this question, why veganism and animal rights should be a cornerstone of black liberation, and how 

Saturday 1:00pm in The Vegan Academy on Level 2 in the West Stand

 

All cops are bad

Exploring the often contentious relationship between the animal activist community and the institution of law enforcement. Historical perspective, current situations, and nonviolent solutions for moving forward in the face of institutional violence and discrimination.

Saturday 3:00pm in the Vegan Activists Hub in the outdoor Winterstoke Car Park

 

Media Literacy for Animal Rights

Explaining how animal agriculture (specifically companion animals used here) furthers the goals of eugenics and exacerbates racism.

Sunday 1:00pm in The Vegan Academy on Level 2 in the West Stand

 

Spotlight on Activism: A Critical Look At Some Of Today's Vegan Activism

Spotlight on Activism: A Critical Look At Some Of Today’s Vegan Activism, with Christopher Sebastian McJetters and Tim Barford.

Including a focus on saviour complex veganism.

Sunday 4:00pm in the Vegan Activists Hub in the outdoor Winterstoke Car Park

 

What to expect at VegfestUK Bristol 2018

Daytime and evening (Saturday 11am – 11pm, Sunday 11am – 9pm)

  • In-house restaurant with 3-course vegan meals (need to be pre-booked with venue)
  • Pizzeria / Bar
  • Ujima Live Acts Stage
  • Dance Stage
  • 12 outdoor caterers
  • Around 20 outdoor traders in gazebos

Daytime only (before 6pm each day)

  • Around 200 stalls indoors
  • 8 indoor caterers
  • The Vegan Academy talks room
  • Plant-Based Diets: Optimum Performance talks room
  • Plant-Based Diets: Optimum Health talks room
  • Cookery Demos
  • Art of Compassion Exhibition
  • Kids Area
  • Helter Skelter

Evening only (after 6pm each day)

  • Comedy
  • Magician
  • Blues Lounge
  • Electro Swing Lounge (Saturday only)
  • Deep Chill zone (Sunday only)

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