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The Lazy Dawn of Ecomodernity

Ceres21, SUM and BI are organizing an open seminar on ecomodernityA team of scholars from Europe, China and Africa will launch comparative perspectives on ecomodernity in business, culture and politics. They will be challenged by a group of international commentators

Events

"Thinking Dutifully Acting Beautifully:" Our Responsibility for Sustainable Future".
Ceres21, SUM and BI are organizing an open seminar on ecomodernityA team of scholars from Europe, China and Africa will launch comparative perspectives on ecomodernity in business, culture and politics. They will be challenged by a group of international commentators.
“Communicating Ecomodernity”, Conference on Climate Psychology
«The Idea of Global Citizenship in the Age of Ecomodernity», Global Citizen Series. Hosted by The University of Oslo
CERES21 was co-organizer of an open seminar hosted by BI Norwegian Business School on innovative green growth. The seminar brings together business, government, academics and the financial community to assess potentials and study the drivers of green growth.
During the first days of December, several of the core researchers and affiliated scholars to CERES21 met in Accra, Ghana. Hosted by our partner institution University of Ghana, the workshop was partly open to specially invited both public and political stakeholders. The first workshop day was dedicated to "Climate in the media", while the second workshop focused on "Transition to low-carbon automotive and electricity sectors".
OSS 2011 OSS 2011
On May 23, 2011 the CERES21-project, Arne Næss Chair at the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), and Centre for Corporate Responsibility (BI) will host the Oslo Sustainability Summit 2011.
CERES21-MAHB workshop 24-25 May, Stanford University, 2010. Do we need to rediscover wisdom? Modern Western cultures have made a fetish of specialized knowledge at the expense of wisdom. Knowledge cab free us from prejudice and trigger scientific progress – but it can also led to disenchantment and relativization of truth.
CERES21-MAHB workshop 18 May, Stanford University, 2010.
On Wednesday, 9 December, “Movement Against Dictators” - a new initiative at Oslo University - presented the first annual Dictator of the Year award at the University Square. The prize went to “an individual who, during the preceding year, shall have done the most to inspire hostility among his people and between nations, significantly increased the level of human suffering, ruined human livelihoods and created war and mayhem.”
The aspiration of the Oslo Sustainability Summit is to create a forum for innovative thinkers and leaders from all over the world.
Evening seminar at BI Norwegian School of Management 12.02.2009. Opening lecture by Carlos Joly followed by a panel debate led by professor Atle Midttun.