120.128 Lectures for Future II
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VU, 2.0h, 2.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Blended Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to analyse the complexity of the current Climate Crisis, its impact on environment and society, and possible soloutions through a wide variety of view angles.The students will gather expertise and learn concepts from a wide variety of disciplines, including natural sciences, technology, (socio-)economics, behavioural sciences, the arts, and many more.

Subject of course

The course "Lectures for Future" is a varied mosaic of lectures addressing the ecological and societal challenges of the current climate crisis. The aim of the course is to view the climate crisis from a wide range of disciplines. "Lectures for future" are supported by the Scientists4Future (https://www.scientists4future.org/) movement.

In the summer term 2024 13 Austrian universities (BOKU, TU Wien, VetMed, Die Angewandte, WU Wien, FH BFI Wien, FH Krems, JKU Linz, FH Kufstein, Uni Wien, Uni Klagenfurt, Montanuni Leoben, MDL) organise this lecture series. In total, over 80 different lectures are offered, each university offering a unique programme. The course "Lectures for Future II" at TU Wien covers 16 lectures given by external experts and podium discussion.

Teaching methods

Lectures, discussion, video

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

This is an overview of last year's lectures, just to give an impression of what to expect. All lectures will be different this year

 

13.03.2023

Maximilian Muhr (BOKU, Die Angewandte) - From Bowling Alone to Sweating Together: social capital and urban heat stress

Ulrich Brand (Uni Wien) - A main cause of the climate crisis: the imperial mode of living


20.03.2023

Milena Bister (Universität Wien) - Climate Change Knowledge Pre-Enacted: Anthropological Explorations of a Future Climate Court of Audit

 

27.03.2023

Laura Bergs - Sustainable innovations with the help of biomimicry: Nature as a teacher

Andreas Fazekas (Inter-American Development Bank / European Commission) - Climate change - theory, policy and practice


17.04.2023

Doris Österreicher (BOKU) - Sustainable Urban design - the influence of passive and active urban planning measures on energy and resource efficiency

Hans Schnitzer (StadtLABOR Graz & TU Graz) - The energy transition will take place in cities and regions – or it will fail

 

24.04.2023

Stephan Klinger (WU Wien) - Regulate me! ‐ Ethics through data transparency

Martina Berrocal & Nadine Thielemann (WU Wien) - From Green Deal to grim deal – Public campaigning between corporate spin and nationalism

 

15.05.2023

Günter Langergraber (BOKU) - Is achieving SDG6 "Clean water and sanitation" a problem in Austria?

Helga Kromp-Kolb (BOKU) - Is achieving SDG 13 (*) an ecological or a societal problem?

(*) Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

 

22.05.2023

Johannes Tintner-Olifiers (denkstatt GmbH) - Humus and compost sequester carbon – a valuable contribution

Ulli Gelbmann (Universität Graz) - Plastic is not evil – just our ways of dealing with it are

 

05.06.2023

Magdalena Wicher & Shauna Stack (Institute for Advanced Studies) - Participatory methods – borrowing them from elsewhere or adapting them to anywhere?

Pamela Bartar (Centre for Social Innovation) -

 

12.06.2023

Volkmar Lauber (Prof. Em. University of Salzburg) - Politics and policy of renewable energy deployment

 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon17:00 - 19:0011.03.2024 - 10.06.2024EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II
Lectures for Future II - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Mon11.03.202417:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II
Mon18.03.202417:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II
Mon08.04.202417:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II
Mon15.04.202417:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II
Mon22.04.202417:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II
Mon29.04.202417:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II
Mon06.05.202417:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II
Mon13.05.202417:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II
Mon27.05.202417:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II
Mon03.06.202417:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II
Mon10.06.202417:00 - 19:00EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Lectures for Future II

Examination modalities

Compulsary attendance, active participation in discussions and written reflections

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
25.01.2024 00:00 18.03.2024 20:00

Curricula

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Miscellaneous

Language

English