Sustainability: a new frontier for the arts and cultures

April 2008:  Launch of the book Sustainability: a new frontier for the arts and cultures,  edited by Sacha Kagan and Volker Kirchberg.

With 21 authors, most of whom are active in the new “Cultura21” international network, this book gives a wide overview of the field of inquiry and action we’re engaged in! And with its 570(!) pages, it provides an impressive first international publication of its kind in this field!

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By 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 regular updates on our multi-lingual website, the English section of our webmagazine and the work of our Lueneburg-based interns.