This site is a provisional outcome of
classroom thinking about a place-time syllabus
to position oneself in a greater scheme of things. There are four categories of
location where we can discover ourselves by expressing our reactions to place and
time in words and pictures. These are locations where we can contemplate
'kinship', 'nature' 'conflict' and 'god'; as personal statements about cultural and
ecology. As a subject, cultural ecology encourages the search for shared values in
planet and cosmos to defuse confrontations where self interest, on one side or
another, is seen as a supreme virtue. Shared meeting places are necessary for
As a mind map it has been compiled over
many years by teachers and students
who have contributed to developing the Schools in Communities Agenda 21
network, now based in the Welsh National Museum and Galleries at Cardiff.
However, 'Meeting Places'
is really a collective statement to help future
generations cope with the question of what makes one place special and another
You can navigate through
this site in three ways.
1 Each page starts with a table of contents
with hyperlinks which will
take you to other parts of the page, or to other pages.
2 On the top menu bar above each page
there is a tab labeled
'Overview Map'. This shows a hyperlinked mind map which can be
used to quickly access any linked page.
3 In some collections of pages there is
a left- hand window pane
with the contents displayed in the form of a list of nested topics,
which will take you to any linked page.