C5 & C8: Saturday 1. August, 13.30-15.30 The idea of Sustainable Development – and NCM’s Vision 2030 for the Nordic Region

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13.30-14.20 – Jesper Garsdal: A Narrative about the development of the idea of Sustainable Development between idealism and politics (especially UN)

Background info (in Danish) on the presentation can be be found in “Efterskrift: om begrebet bæredygtig udvikling” in this publication https://cutt.ly/PapieXw

10 minutes break

14.30-15.30 – Seminar and Debate on the Nordic Council of Minsters Vision 2030 for the Nordic Region in light of the notion of Sustainable Development and NSU

Critical-constructive seminar and discussion of the Nordic Council of Ministers Vision for 2030 especially concerning the notion of Sustainable Development and the role NSU can play in critical-constructively qualifying this vision:

Links:

UN, 2015 – Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/post2015/transformingourworld/publication

Nordic Council of Ministers, 2019 – Our Vision 2030

https://www.norden.org/en/declaration/our-vision-2030

https://www.norden.org/en/news/new-vision-nordic-co-operation

C5 & C8: Saturday 1. August, 10.00-10.50: Magda Tabernacka: (dis-) organizing the Polish Educational system – (updated version)

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Background text for the presentation follow this link: https://cutt.ly/rsD05CU

 

 

 

More info in week 30

C5 & C8, Monday 27, 09.30-10.30 Welcome Introduction and presentation of participants. Presentation of the two traces arranged by members of C5 and C8

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“Study Circle 5: Patterns of Dysfunction in Contemporary Democracies; Impact on Human Rights and Governance” and “Study Circle 8: Learning and Bildung in time of Globalization” are joining forces at this year’s summer session. The members of the two circles are involved in arranging two traces:

 

  • Women and the social gap. How the social, cultural and economic position of women can affect the emerging or closing of the social gap
  • Governance, Learning, Sustainable Development and the future of the Human Condition

 

Trace 1, Women, and the social gap. How the social, cultural, and economic position of women can affect the emerging or closing of the social gap, is arranged by professor Magdalena Tabernacka, Wroclaw University, Poland, SC5

This Trace is scattered when it comes to geographical space. Communication will take place on the Internet. Ideas that will be the result of our virtual meetings will be available on the web and in the form of publications. Session abstracts and discussion lists will be available throughout the summer session. On Sunday, 2 August between 12.00 and 14.00, there will be an online discussion and exchange of views on the problem and brief summaries of the results of the mailing list discussion.

 

Trace2, Governance, Learning, Sustainable Development and the future of the Human Condition arranged by coordinators from SC5 and SC8

The Trace will include seminars, presentations and debates from Monday to Saturday over Zoom, notably a Trace Keynote Friday 31 July, 11.30-13.00 by Professor Abrahim H. (Ivan) Khan, Faculty of Divinity, Toronto School of Theology, Trinity College Toronto on “Tagore and Bildung ”  (https://www.tst.edu/directory/faculty/khan-abrahim-h ). The Trace ends Saturday 1. August by a seminar, which after a presentation of the development of the notion of Sustainable Development opens up for a critical constructive discussion of the Nordic Council of Ministers Vision for 2030 especially concerning the notion of Sustainable Development and the role NSU can play in qualifying this vision

 

 

Tuesday 28, 10.00-12.00 C8 & C5 Seminar on Bateson: Steps Towards an Ecology of Mind

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Seminar on / text-reading of George Bateson: Steps Towards an Ecology of Mind

Intro and teaser to Nora Bateson’s two keynotes

Texts: https://cutt.ly/4apyKWd

We will focus on reading and discussing the logical categories of learning (Text A).

If time permits we might also briefly touch on two minor texts on ecology, eco-mentality and the ecological crisis, Text B1 and B2

Finally, there are also secondary texts for a rainy day, but they will not be our primary focus. Notice though, that in the text on Hegel and Bateson, then figure 9.1 at page 174 refers directly to the three dimensions mentioned in text B2

 

Friday 31. July, 11.30-13.00 TRACE KEYNOTE LECTURE: Abrahim H. (Ivan) Khan, Faculty of Divinity, Toronto School of Theology, Trinity College Toronto. “Tagore and Bildung “

Tagore, Building, and Learning to be Human 

A sketch of Tagore’s view on education is presented to make a connection with the idea of Bildung. The sketch is based on his essays/addresses on education, the poet school’s, construction and creation, and the play Achalayatan. Given that Bildung many be a contestable concept in education, attention is paid to determine in what sense it maps on to Tagore’s view of education. At the heart of much of the keynote presentation is the concept of person/personality as understood by Tagore. On the whole, the keynote address assembles for discussion and critical reflections some reminders about learning to be human in the 21st century.

On Zoom – More information on how to connect to this session in Zoom, Saturday, July 26.