Webinar series: Sustainability, Techno-sciences, Transitions: From history to contemporary environmental and social challenges

The research project “Configuring Environment and Food: Critical Techno-Scientific Networks and the Agri-food Sector in Greece (CONEF)” that is hosted in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, is organizing a webinar series on Sustainability Transitions and Techno-sciences.
CONEF is funded by the Hellenic Foundation of Research and Innovation.
The webinar series will be conducted on Zoom.
Day: Thursday Time: 18.00 EET
The registration is mandatory
Webinar series organization: Stathis Arapostathis, Associate Professor, HPS Department, NKUA
For registration and information: avakoulas@phs.uoa.gr (A. Vakoulas, PhD Candidate)

 

 

Program 2020-2021
12 October, 2020
Winners and losers during water and energy sustainability transitions: Some lessons from the Swedish experience
Timos Karpouzoglou, Research Associate, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden

Available online: https://youtu.be/XWEIsgbMB_I

 

 

12 November, 2020 
Constructing a different ‘normal’ beyond agri-modernisation: Brazil’s solidaristic agri-food initiatives respond to the Covid-19 crisis
Les Levidow, Senior Research Fellow, Open University, UK

Available online: https://youtu.be/d38aeaFT8bk

 

 

10 December, 2020
What if everything was edible?
Danielle Wilde, Associate Professor, University of Southern, Denmark

Available online: https://youtu.be/1xgU68Sp_8g

 

 

14 January, 2021
The ‘new’ financialization of food
Tanja Schneider, Associate Professor, St Galen University, Switzerland

Available online: https://youtu.be/DbStP9jG1Xo

 

 

11 February, 2021
From food security to sustainable agriculture and fair-trade, two centuries of sustainability challenges in agriculture and food in The Netherlands (1820-2020)
Frank Veraart, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences, Group of Technology, Innovation, Society, Eindhoven University of Technology

Available online: https://youtu.be/bO2lPNieo2o

 

 

18 March, 2021
Difficult Chemicals: Understanding the slow uptake of insecticides in British Farming after 1945
Sabine Clarke, Senior Lecturer, Department of History, York University, UK

Available online: https://youtu.be/L5z4rW0g5aA

 

 

13 May, 2021
Reclaiming the knowledge (bio)economy: the case of alternative agro-food networks
Katerina Psarikidou, Lecturer, SPRU, University of Sussex, Brighton

Available online: https://youtu.be/usf29RMREuM

 

 

 

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