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Lecture series “Transforming Our World: Sustainable Development as a Challenge for Science and University" starts tomorrow

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Tomorrow, on Thursday, 25.10.18, our new lecture series "Transforming Our World: Sustainable Development as a Challenge for Science and University" starts in the GPS- Competence Area Sustainable Development".

News from Oct 24, 2018

The lecture of the competence area "Sustainable Development" will take place every 14 days on Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the lecture hall -Hörsaal 1b- in Rost-und Silberlaube (Habelschwerdter Allee 45/ Fabeckstr. 23-25).

The lecture is interdisciplinary and complements the practical seminars of the four GPS modules "Managing Sustainability", "Researching Sustainability", "Communicating Sustainability" and " Shaping Sustainability". The lecture conveys the basics of sustainable development in the context of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations. Students then apply the basic knowledge acquired here to their own sustainability projects in their respective seminars.

Another objective is to examine the extent to which the university and science are already fulfilling their responsibility as educational actors in the transformation process and helping to shape the sustainability discourse in the sense of the SDGs. Each session focuses on two to three goals.

The lecturers come from different institutions universities and study fields like educational science and psychology, education and work theory, economics, geosciences, political and social sciences, museums, and various other research institutes.

The lecture is open to the interested public and will be held in German only.

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