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Forschungs- und Transferzentrum "Nachhaltigkeit und Klimafolgenmanagement"
Forschungs- und Transferzentrum "Nachhaltigkeit und Klimafolgenmanagement"

8th November 2017: Symposium "Sustainability and Humanities: linking social values, theology and spirituality towards sustainability", Canterbury Christ Church University, United Kingdom

Structure of the Event

The Symposium will be organised around two main strands:

Strand 1: the posters 
Participating universities will be able to put-up displays describing their works, research  and teaching projects, and to distribute the relevant information to the participants. 

Strand 2: the presentations
A set of presentations, divided into two main sections will be organised, dealing with issues of strategic value in outlining the contribution of the Humanities to sustainable development. These are:

  • Session 1: Sustainability and Humanities in research 
  • Session 2: Sustainability and Humanities in formal and non-formal teaching programmes


The Symposium  in Canterbury, England, will be held on Wednesday, 8th November 2017. The schedule is as follows: 

  • 08:30-09:00- Arrival and set-up of displays
  • 09:00-09:10- Welcome
  • 09:10-11:00- Presentations and discussion
  • 11:00-11:30 – Break
  • 11:30-13:00- Presentations and discussion
  • 1300- 14:00- Lunch
  • 14:00-15:15- Presentations and discussion
  • 15:15-15:30- Break
  • 15:30-15:45- Hand over of the Best Papers Awards 
  • 16:00- Close of the event 

In order to ensure an efficient use of the time, delegates are kindly asked to organise their travel in a way that allows them to travel back on or after 16:00 so they do not miss hand-over of the the best papers awards.

Fees and Charges

A fee of  £ 125 will be charged to delegates to offset the preparation costs. The fees includes a free lunch and coffee breaks on 8th November 2017 and a free electronic copy of the book. Registrations fees may be refunded (with a 50% processing charge) in case of cancellations until 10th October 2017. After that date, no refunds are possible.

Letzte Änderung: 06.04.17

An die Redaktion


Dr. Mihaela Sima
Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme
E-mail: simamik(@)