The program of the first International Summer School of Arts and Sciences for Sustainability in Social Transformation (ASSiST), that will be organized in Gabrovo, Bulgaria, August 21-27 2010, is online. The theme of the first edition of ASSiST is: “Walking and Places: building transformations”.
Find the PDF file of the program, and many more infos, on the summer school’s website:
ASSiST: Creating a framework for the methodological empowerment of artists, scientists & practitioners for sustainability in social transformation, is a cooperation between Cultura21, the I3C, the Red LATS and the CSCS, and is supported by the ASEF as a follow-up project of the Dialogue on Arts, Culture & Climate Change (Beijing, 2008), and by the municipality of Gabrovo (Bulgaria).
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Sacha Kagan. Research Associate at the ISCO - Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization (ISKO - Institut für Soziologie und Kulturorganisation), Leuphana University Lueneburg, Sacha Kagan founded the International level of Cultura21, Network for Cultures of Sustainability, as well as the International Summer School of Arts and Sciences for Sustainability in Social Transformation (ASSiST). The focus of his research and cultural work lies in the trans-disciplinary field of arts and (un-)sustainability. Doctor in Philosophy (Leuphana University Lueneburg) with a thesis on the subject of culture, the arts and sustainability under the perspective of complexity ; M.A. in Cultural Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam) ; and Graduate of Sciences Po Bordeaux (political sciences). For Cultura21, Sacha is also coordinating the eBooks series, the English section of the webmagazine and the work of our Lueneburg-based interns.