Leuphana Conference Week

27th of February until 2nd of March 2017

English-Speaking Program - Conference Week 2017

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

08:30-12:00am
Projektgruppen Session 1 (Joanna Chojnicka, Norman Laws, Anne Barron)
Representation of Climate Change in UK media | Indigenous tourism - (post-) colonial tourism? | "Greenwashing on American print media" | Alternative living concepts in the context of sustainable development | Influence of the “Fukushima-disaster” on newspapers representing nuclear power plants | Wangari Maathai and the Greenbelt Movement
C9.102
09:00-12:00amProjektgruppen Session 4 (Senan Gardiner, Paul Upham)
Usage of one-way plastic bottles among Leuphana students | Would it be sustainable to create new housing space, in order to reduce emissions caused by commuting? | Why is hosting Olympic Games nowadays unpopular in Germany? – To what extent can sustainability contribute to strengthen the approval of future Olympic Games by the German citizens? | An investigation of place attachment and connections to sustainability
C14.102b
09:00-12:00am
Projektgruppen Session 15 (Beatriz Amanda Watts, Michael Palocz-Andresen)
Biofuels - powering our future? | Sustainable Development Goal No. 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. How can prisons contribute to society´s sustainable development? Analysis of JVA Uelzen, French prisons and European guideline Rec(2006)2.C | Biogas - How your banana peel can change the world.  Imagine how much of this energy can be created with the Mensa leftovers every day. | The DESY Institute - Sustainability through science? | The potential of the bicycle in Mexico-City for enhancing sustainable development
C12.105
01:00-03:00pmProjektgruppen Session 19(Laurie Cohen, Josef Berghold)
Case study on the right-wing Identitarian Movement | "Just another hoax"? - reasons for climate change denial
C12.105
03:30-05:30pmSeminarplenum 8: Common responsibility - shared burden or Who is the change?C14.006

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 01

10:00-12:00amProjektgruppen Session 38 (Senan Gardiner, Paul Upham)
Sustainable Fashion - “What are the current reasons of Leuphana students to buy sustainable fashion?” | An estimate of PV area and wind turbine numbers required to power electric vehicles on campus | Sustainable use of energy for airport development: evidence from Frankfurt Airport case study
C14.102b
01:00-03:00pmProjektgruppen Session 41 (Laurie Cohen, Josef Berghold)
Tupac, BLM and why it matters | How mindfulness and compassion training can lead to a sufficient lifestyle
C12.105

THURSDAY, MARCH 02

10:00-12:00amSeminarplenum 31: Compassion, Motivation and Activism for Social and Ecological JusticeC14.027
10:00-12:00amSeminarplenum 32: Sustainability, energy and complexityC12.105
10:00-12:00amSeminarplenum 34: Present and future of Biomass sustainability
C3.120
10:00-12:00amSeminarplenum 35: Climate Change after COP 21
C12.101a
01:00-02:30pmArena: Leverage Points for Sustainability Transformations
HS 5
01:00-02:45pm
Seminarplenum 42: Sustainability: Variation in conceptualizations and representations
C12.108

Any questions about the english-speaking program? Please contact:

Svea Blieffert
Raum: C11.203
Fon 04131.677-1333
svea.blieffert@leuphana.de