Reposted from: www.kunstverein-hannover.de Until June 26, 2011 in Hannover, Germany As a concept initially associated with biology, “growth” suggests something natural. However, if one follows the concept of growth as a metaphor borrowed from biology, one additionally encounters a second side that usually negates the metaphorical use. Organic growth is consistently defined by a natural border; […]
Exhibition until July 3rd; Symposium on May 6th and 7th The images of the exhibition Edward Burtynsky: Oil explore the hotly-debated effects of oil extraction and our international dependency on the substance. The symposium in May brings together top scientific and arts industry experts for two days of discussion about essential issues of oil, planetary sustainability, and the energy options available […]
NEW PUBLICATION: Special Double Issue of Culture and Local Governance on “Culture and Sustainable Communities” http://oa.uottawa.ca/journals/clg-cgl Vol. 3, No. 1-2 Guest editors: Nancy Duxbury, Centre for Social Studies (CES), University of Coimbra, Portugal; M. Sharon Jeannotte, Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa, Canada The wide-spread shift to a sustainability paradigm for city planning makes this […]
Julie’s Bicycle (UK) regularly releases online publications, including a recent one developed with the Mayor of London and Frieze Art Fair, on the visual arts. This is one of a series of ‘how to’ guides across artforms. Starting with work in 2007 that looked at the Greenhouse Gas emissions of the UK Music Industry, Julie’s […]
Dr. Maritta Koch-Weser, Lecture-Participatory Seminar Friday 4 February 11 – 4.30 (Oxford Brookes Univ. Buckley Bdg, Room BG01) As part of the series: AGENTS OF CHANGE: Ecological Citizenship and The Art of Changing One’s Mind(set). Interdisciplinary Symposia – Seminars – Dialogue Processes, Oxford (UK), 2011
May 6th-7th, 2011: Columbia University in the City of New York, USA The graduate students in sustainable development at Columbia University are convening the first Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Workshop in Sustainable Development (IPWSD); scheduled for May 6th-7th, 2011, at Columbia University in New York City.
March 2008 to May 2009: Cultura21 international supported the Karamoja campaign with its wiki platform : Visit the Karamoja website Supported by the European Commission, the Karamoja campaign was coordinated by the French non-government organization ACTED, in partnership with the Leuphana Universiteit Luneburg, Germany, and the Czech NGO People in Need. It took place in […]