Call for Contributions: KOSMOS Conference Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century

Call for Contributions: KOSMOS Conference Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century

20.12.2018

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Navigating the Sustainability
Transformation in the 21st Century

workshop, treasure quest, and
interdisciplinary conference event
on the occasion of the 250th birthday of
Alexander von Humboldt
28th – 30th August 2019

 

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

 

Call for Contributions

 

On the occasion of Alexander von Humboldt’s 250th birthday and in light of his groundbreaking KOSMOS lectures in 1827, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is staging the KOSMOS Conference in Berlin from 28th-30th August 2019. This conference shall provide a landmark for science on today’s great challenges towards sustainability. We invite scientists to contribute to the conference and to share their research on the sustainability transformation in the 21st Century. Contributions are welcome from all fields of research, and not limited to the six principal strands provided below:

 

Publics and ethics of sustainability
Democracy, governance, and societal conflicts in a globalized world
Economies beyond unlimited growth
The land and the ocean – from the global to the local
Urban and rural: a necessary partnership
Water and biosphere: preconditions of survival

 

The KOSMOS Conference is intended as a platform to discuss the science of the sustainability transformation, and to interactively conceptualize a science-based framework in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We kindly invite you to submit your contribution as an abstract (max. 250 words) and register for the conference online at

 

https://www.kosmos.hu-berlin.de/de/conference-contributions/registration-abstract-submission/

 

until 10th February 2019. Please also note the following dates:

 

1st April 2019: information on acceptance of contributions
28th August to 30th August 2019: KOSMOS Conference in Berlin
For further information please visit the conference homepage:

 

https://www.kosmos.hu-berlin.de

 

 

Call for Contributions (PDF)