International Vegetarian Union (IVU)
IVU logo 35th World Vegetarian Congress
'Food for all our futures'

Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland
July 8-14, 2002
Hosted by

The Vegetarian Society
of the United Kingdom

Derek Antrobus
Monday - Plenary session, 4.30pm - 6.15pm : Vegetarianism : neither Phoenix nor Fad
Tuesday - 10.00am - 11.00am : Vegetarianism - a philosophy of diet or philosophy of life?


Derek Antrobus was born in Salford in 1954 and attended local schools before working as a journalist on newspapers in the city between 1973 and 1984.

Between 1984 and 1990 he studied at Manchester University, Bolton Institute of Higher Education and Salford University.

He currently lectures in social science with the Open University as well as studying with the OU.
Since 1979 he has been a member of Salford City Council and is currently in charge of the Council's finances, information systems, administration and customer services.

In 1997 he published A Guiltless Feast - a book which charts the early history of the modern vegetarian movement and its links with Salford.

Derek's page on Salford Local History

 

 

 

 

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