Headline: Events

To reduce the environmental impact of our events as far as possible, we consider sustainability aspects during all stages of the organization. You can find more information here: IASS Events & Sustainability.

Kunst. Macht. Europa: New European Bauhaus – Ist der Bauhaus-Gedanke noch handlungsorientierend oder braucht es neue kulturelle Formen des Wandels?

Das New European Bauhaus ist eine im Jahr 2020 von der Europäischen Kommission ins Leben gerufene Initiative, deren Ziel es ist, den European Green Deal über Gestaltung mit unseren Lebensräumen und Erfahrungen zu verbinden. Dazu ruft sie Wissenschaftler*innen und Kreative auf, gemeinsam unsere Gesellschaft entlang der drei Werte „Nachhaltigkeit“, „Ästhetik“ und „Inklusivität“ zu transformieren.

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UN Ocean Conference Side Event

Marine Protected Areas and the success of regional seas conventions – delivering global commitments in the Baltic Sea Region

The Baltic Sea region has not only achieved but actually surpassed the 10 % target of MPA coverage. Now the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (HELCOM) is becoming a frontrunner in using Other Effective Conservation Measures (OECMs), which promote biodiversity conservation outside of protected areas.
The side event highlights Marine Protected Areas (MPA) as a concrete example of the instrumental role of the regional seas conventions in implementing SDG14 in particular and other global commitments in general, at the macro-regional and sea-basin levels.

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Online Seminar

Renewable Energies, Renewed Authoritarianisms? The Political Economy of Solar Energy in the Middle East and North Africa

Countries throughout the MENA are pursuing ambitious targets for a transition from fossil fuels to renewables. While the latter’s distributed nature offers a possibility for more democratic, inclusive and independent (energy) politics, transregionally connected authoritarian elites attempt to transform it into concentrated forms of political and economic power.

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Event Series

IASS Tuesday Talks

Our Tuesday Talk Series provides a platform for international scientists, stakeholders and experts from policymaking and public administration as well as business, the arts and civil society. They will share their knowledge and insights and discuss frontier (research) questions on future sustainable development.

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Trafo (sub)urban: Vernetzungstreffen von Commons- und Transformationsprojekten bundesweit

In ganz Deutschland entstehen spannende lokale Transformationsprojekte, die den Wandel einfach jetzt schon leben und sich darum kümmern, ihre lokale Mitwelt solidarisch und regenerativ umzugestalten. Beim Vernetzungs-Kick-off Anfang Juni lernen sich Vertreter:innen der Projekte kennen, tauschen sich über ihre Wirkvisionen, Herausforderungen und Lösungen aus und initiieren eine regelmässige Online-Austauschstruktur.

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