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180184 VO Climate Change and Climate Crisis. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (2019W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie

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Language: German, English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

PLEASE NOTE: New lecture hall and new time:
WEDNESDAY, 20:15-21:45, Auditorium Maximum, University of Vienna, 1010 Wien, Universitätssring 1

2.10. Introduction to lecture & some facts on climate change (E.Nemeth, C.Schleper, Wien)

9.10. Ulrich Brand, Wien: Why do SDGs fail (so far)? - The Imperial
Mode of Living as Major Obstacle for Adequate Climate Politics
--- U.Brand is Prof for International Politics, Dept of Political Science, Univ of Vienna
https://www.univie.ac.at/intpol/en/home/team/ulrich-brand/

16.10. Angela Kallhoff, Wien: Climate Justice
--- A.Kallhoff is Prof of Ethics with special emphasis on Applied Ethics, Dept of Philosophy, Univ of Vienna
https://homepage.univie.ac.at/angela.kallhoff/wordpress/

22.10., 20:15-21:45 Johannes Daniel Dahm, Berlin: Co-Evolution zwischen Anthroposphäre & Biogeosphäre. Anlass zum Aufstand für Lebendigkeit
--- J.D.Dahm is geographer, ecologist, activist, consultant & entrepreneur in the fields of sustainability & development research, ecological economics & ecological creation of values, future of work, plurality & diversity of life.
https://www.worldfuturecouncil.org/p/j-daniel-dahm/

23.10. Daniela Jacob, Hamburg: The IPCC Report 2018
--- D.Jacob is Climate scientist & Director of the Climate Service Center Germany at Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, & visiting professor at Leuphana Univ
https://www.climate-service-center.de/about/team/062489/index.php.en

30.10. Thomas Glade, Wien: Environmental Disaster & Risk Management
--- T.Glade is Prof of Physical Geography at Dept of Geography & Regional Research, Univ of Vienna
https://homepage.univie.ac.at/thomas.glade/

6.11. P. Sakdapolrak & M. Borderon, Wien: Climate change & migration. State of knowledge & critical reflections
--- P. Sakdapolrak is Prof for Population Geography & Demography, Dept of Geogr & Regional Research, Univ of Vienna. M.Borderon is Post-Doc at the same Dept: https://bevoelkerung.univie.ac.at/

13.11. Michael Wagreich, Wien: The geological Anthropocene & its definition
--- M.Wagreich is Prof at the Dept of Geodynamics & Sedimentology, Univ of Vienna
https://geologie.univie.ac.at/sedimentologie/wissenschaftliche-mitarbeiter/michael-wagreich/

20.11. Eva Horn, Wien: Climate in the Anthropocene
--- E.Horn is Prof at Dept of German Studies, Univ of Vienna
https://www.univie.ac.at/germanistik/eva-horn/

27.11. Gerhard Herndl, Wien: The ocean & climate change: future
ocean scenarios & feedback to global climate
--- G.Herndl is Prof for Marine Biology at the Dept of Limonology & Bio-Oceanography, Univ of Vienna
https://ufind.univie.ac.at/en/person.html?id=1960

4.12. Christa Schleper, Wien: Nitrogen pollution & climate change
--- C.Schleper is Prof & Head of Dept of Economics & Systems Biology, Univ of Vienna
https://archaea.univie.ac.at/team/

11.12. Helga Kromp-Kolb, Wien: Scientific reticence in climate issues
--- H.Kromp-Kolb is Prof Emerita of Climate Studies at Univ of Natural Resources & Life Sciences, Vienna
https://boku.ac.at/personen/person/5A0B7F74083C59CB/

8.1. Sigrid Stagl, Wien: Climate Crisis & Economics
--- S.Stagl is Prof of Economics at Dept of Socioeconomics, Ecological Economics at The Business University Vienna.
https://bach.wu-wien.ac.at/d/research/ma/2524/

15.1. Richard Staley, Cambridge: Climatic eras & the history of debate in the climate sciences & discourse
--- R.Staley is Hans Rausing Lecturer & Reader in History & Philosophy of Science at the Dept of History & Philosophy of Science, Univ of Cambridge
https://www.people.hps.cam.ac.uk/index/teaching-officers/staley

22.1. Tarja Knuuttila, Wien: Climate modeling - A philosophy of
science perspective
--- T.Knuuttila is Prof of Philosophy of Science at Dept of Philosophy, Univ of Vienna
http://tarjaknuuttila.com/

29.1. Martin Kusch, Wien: Scientific Expertise in the Age of Post-Truth
--- M.Kusch is Prof of Philosophy of Science & Epistemology at Dept of Philosophy, Univ of Vienna
https: //homepage.univie.ac.at/martin.kusch/

Wednesday 02.10. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 09.10. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Tuesday 22.10. 20:15 - 21:45 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 23.10. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 30.10. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 06.11. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 13.11. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 20.11. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 27.11. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 04.12. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 11.12. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 08.01. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 15.01. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 22.01. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10
Wednesday 29.01. 20:15 - 21:45 Auditorium Maximum Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 10

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Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture series will investigate climate change and climate crisis through the lenses of a number of disciplines: ecology, political science, ethics, climate science, geography, geology, cultural studies, oceanography, biology, economics, as well as history, philosophy and sociology of science. All of the speakers are well-known researchers in their respective fields and beyond. Many of them participate in public debates about the probable effects of the current climate crisis and about possible remedies.
The lecture series is open to all students of the University of Vienna and to the wider public. For more information about the eligibility of the series in your study programme please contact the StudiesServiceCenter of your degree programme.

Organisation:
Elisabeth Nemeth, Martin Kusch (Faculty of Philosophy and Education)
Christa Schleper (Faculty of Life Sciences)

Tutorial assistance:
Philipp Ackerl

Supported and initiated by:
Institute Vienna Circle (Faculty of Philosophy and Education)
Senatsliste UNI-VIT- unabhängige Initiative für Vielfalt und Transparenz

Assessment and permitted materials

Most of the lectures will be in English, though questions and comments can also be posed in German. Please note that the only lecture in German (by Daniel Dahms) will take place on TUESDAY, 22.10., 20:15-21:45 in Hall C1 at the University Campus Altes AKH. In view of students without sufficient knowledge of German, exam questions will not relate to this lecture.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

After the end of term, we will organize four written examination dates.
The successful candidate will answer at least 60% of the questions correctly.

Examination topics

Exam questions will concern only material presented in the lectures.
In view of students without sufficient knowledge of German, exam questions will not relate to the lecture in German.

Reading list

For every lecture, we will provide students with an electronic article or book chapter suggested by the respective lecturer.

Association in the course directory

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