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Seminar #4: Giuseppe Feola

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Transformation to sustainability: theoretical roots and (some) research directions

🌱 The fourth CreaTures and Friends seminar will take place on

February 9th, 2021, 12:00-13:00 CET 🌱

Giuseppe Feola is an Associate Professor of Social Change for Sustainability in the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Giuseppe’s paper “Societal transformation in response to global environmental change: A review of emerging concepts”, maps the conceptual diversity of the term ‘transformation’ and tries to establish a structure to the dialogue on societal transformation in response to environmental change. In this session, Giuseppe will introduce his research on understanding transformation and engage in a dialogue with some of the CreaTures researchers on the ways transformation is approached from the lens of creative practice. The session will be moderated by Ann Light, Professor of Design & Creative Technology  at the University of Sussex. 

Suggested reading:

Feola, G. (2015). Societal transformation in response to global environmental change: A review of emerging concepts. Ambio, 44(5), 376–390. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-014-0582-z 

Participation is open to everyone but registration is required. To join, please fill in your details in the registration form and we will email you the link a day ahead of the seminar. 

The seminar will be recorded for archiving and research purposes; by joining the session you consent to the recording. Please read the Participation Information Sheet and Privacy Notice. CreaTures project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 870759. The content presented represents the views of the authors, and the European Commission has no liability in respect of the content.