Actors and Strategies for Change – Towards Global Sustainabilities 2013
Hello! For those of you who missed out on the fun, please complete the make-up task for the second workshop: Make-up Workshop 2 2013
It would be wonderful and extremely beneficial for us if you please filled out this evaluation of the second half of the course: Section 2 Evaluation
Should only a take a couple minutes! Hopefully everybody received the email about the slight change in the final project instructions. The updated version is up here on the portal as well. Soon we will send out a schedule for the final presentations.
Thanks for an awesome workshop yesterday! Just a couple reminders:
- The due date for the workshop task is Monday May 6 in studentportalen.
- Monday May 13 is an optional project help day. I recommend using this time to see if you have any last minute questions or if you need feedback or assistance. If you would like to meet, please send an email and we can arrange a time to meet in the Cemus library.
Check out and register for a fun night at Katalin and All that Jazz next Thursday April 18th!
For those who weren't in class today, please find the task for our second workshop here: Workshop Task 2
You'll find the required reading under "Schedule and Course Literature".
Here are the groups:
TransCanada: Malin, Katherine, Laura, Eli, Perizat
Obama: Alexis, Lilian, Sofia L, Sofia P, Tekla
Environmental Protection Agency: Matilda, Christofer, Greg, Alexandra, Xue
Bill McKibben: Simone, Barbara, Darika, Yu-Tuing, Jules
Canadian Govt: Hiroya, Angelica, Kim, Aaron, Elin
Indigenous groups: Christina, Fredrik, Alexa, Evan
Also check out the ESD conference webpage!
The schedule is now updated, and there you will find the room number for the lecture on Friday and the lecturer for next Monday. His name is Carl Lindberg and here is a bit of his background: http://www.guninetwork.org/resources/guni.talks/carl-lindberg
The room for the lecture on Monday the 15th is Betty Pettersson-salen in Blåsenhus. Remember that this lecture takes place from 15.15-17.00.
For those of you who did not submit the written assignment for the first workshop, you must complete a make-up task.
We are now finished with the first block of the course, and hopefully you have had a chance to think critically about strategies and the areas of sustainable development within which you want to take action. We have some exciting lectures coming up in the second block, and we encourage everyone to do a bit of research before each lecture on the speakers we have invited (please see the updated schedule above). The purpose of the second block, called Interviewing Actors - Working with Sustainability and Strategies for Change, is for you to engage with the lecturers and ask them critical questions about their strategy and their knowledge. As such, the layout of lectures will be: 45 minutes of lecture followed by a more interactive session where we would like you, the students, to "interview" the speaker. These can be questions or discussion points that you have thought of before or during the lecture, and we therefore encourage you to write down your thoughts! Please keep in mind that this lecture format will not function properly without your active participation; we know you all are bursting with questions and energy so use it well!
Side-note: The extra course resources (i.e. literature that is useful background information) can be found in student portalen under 'Course Materials' and then 'Extra Resources'. 🙂 You can also view your peers' worksheets and 5 problems worksheet here. The purpose of this is for you to get inspiration and feedback from from your classmates.
All lectures will be held in Blåsenhus room 12:128 starting next week (Monday 4/3).