Symposium: “Hot Science, Global Citizens: The Agency of the Museum Sector in Climate Change Interventions”

Reposted from www.hotscienceglobalcitizens.net

May 5th and 6th 2011 in Sydney

This symposium presents the research findings of the Australian Research Council international Linkage project along with other leading research to develop new knowledge about what constitutes effective action around climate change, the critical roles that institutions can play, visions for the future of museums and science centres, and innovative programming ideas. Participants can expect to gain new input from humanities and social sciences on how to communicate climate change and generate positive actions, and how to handle controversies and uncertainties around climate change.

Day 1

Venue: Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris St, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW

Time: 9:00am – 5:30pm

Day 2 (Workshops)

Venue: Tafe NSW, Ultimo College, Turner Hall (Building B), Maryann St, Ultimo, NSW

Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Click here for the program or flyer of the event and to register.