This lecture series is a sequel to the lecture series "Climate change and climate crisis. Interdisciplinary perspectives" and "Climate change and climate crisis. Future perspectives and concepts". It will address current issues of climate change and climate crisis through the lenses of various disciplines, such as climate science, geography, economics, cultural studies, political science, law, finance and more.
All of the national and international 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.
- "TOPIC: Environmental Law", 16.12.2021
Michaela Krömer is an attorney-at-law for the law firm Krömer concentrating on cases concerning climate crisis and migration.
- "Science, Society and the Climate Crisis - Ethical Perspectives", 13.01.2021
Thomas Potthast is Professor for Ethics, Theory and History of the Life Sciences at the University of Tübingen, Germany with a focus on environmental ethics.
- "If nothing changes, everything changes - climate activism, politics and the way forward", 20.01.2022
Katharina Rogenhofer is co-founder of the Austrian Fridays For Future movement and spokeswoman of the Klimavolksbegehren, which is fighting for ambitious climate action since 2019.
- Panel Discussion on "TOPIC: Distributive Justice and Imperial Mode of Living", 27.01.2021
Ulrich Brand is Professor for International Politics at the University of Vienna with a research focus on the internationalisation of the state, social-ecological topics and Green Economy.