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Webinar: Transformative Knowledge Networks – solutions-oriented research in practice

5th July 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, 5 July 2016
16:00 – 17:00 CEST (14:00 – 15:00 UTC)

Research on global change and sustainability increasingly goes hand in hand with calls for profound change and social transformation – but what do we know about these processes in different, concrete contexts of application? What can social science-led research contribute to generating solutions and transformative change towards sustainability and social justice?

Join researchers from the Transformations to Sustainability programme for a webinar discussion on solutions-oriented research in practice. Find out more about how the networks intend to contribute to transformative change towards sustainability and social justice, ask questions and share ideas on solutions-oriented research involving co-design and co-production.

The webinar includes contributions from STEPS member Adrian Ely, involved in the Transformative Pathways to Sustainability project with the STEPS Global Consortium.

Register to join the discussion

Speakers include:

  • Mathieu Denis, Executive Director, International Social Science Council (ISSC).
  • Adrian Ely, Transformative pathways to sustainability: learning across disciplines, contexts and cultures (PATHWAYS) network; STEPS Centre (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability), United Kingdom.
  • Ashish Kothari, Academic-Activist Co-Produced Knowledge for Environmental Justice (ACKnowl-EJ) network; Kalpavriksh Environment Action group, India
  • Heila Lotz-Sisitka, Transgressive Social Learning for Social-Ecological Sustainability in times of Climate Change (T-LEARNING); Rhodes University, South Africa

The discussion will be moderated by Susi Moser, Senior Advisor to the Transformations to Sustainability programme.

The Transformations to Sustainability (T2S) programme supports research to help advance transformations to more sustainable and equitable societies around the globe.

A full programme and biographies of all speakers will be available soon.


5th July 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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