Oikos Winter School 2012

Local innovation for global Impact is the slogan of the oikos Winter School 2012. From the 3rd to the 11th of November they are inviting “young change maker from all around the world” to join them in the Ruhr area: “Germany’s post-industrial area where transition is happening”.

“In order to answer the question “How to create a sustainable future?” we want to gain knowledge on Post-Growth Economy, Global Responsibility and Urbanization & Communities . With Design Thinking and sustainable project development we will scale up your ideas and projects. And all together we will face a City Development Challenge!”

Applications till the 15th of September with your idea or project with the chance to gain the “oikos consulting Award” to make your vision become real.

For further information and application, visit the event website website: www.oikos-winterschool.org

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.