Andreas Weber is a Berlin-based philosopher, biologist, and writer. He holds degrees in marine biology and cultural studies, and has collaborated with brain researcher and philosopher Francisco Varela. His books in English include: Enlivenment: Towards a Fundamental Shift in the Concepts of Nature, Culture and Politics (2013); The Biology of Wonder: Aliveness, Feeling, and the Metamorphosis of Science (2016); and Biopoetics: Towards an Existential Ecology (2016). Weber regularly contributes to major newspapers and magazines, such as National Geographic, GEO, and Die Zeit, and has won a number of awards for his writing. He teaches philosophy at Leuphana University, Lüneburg and at the University of Fine Arts, Berlin. Weber has two children, fifteen and seventeen. He lives in Berlin and Italy.
Location: University of Dundee, United Kingdom | Authors: Petra Kuenkel
Transformations 2017 is the third in a biennial series of international interdisciplinary conferences that focuses on transformations towards sustainability: addressing contemporary challenges and creating conditions for enhancing peoples wellbeing, today and in the future, while strengthening the Earths support system. Petra Kuenkel will deliver two practice sessions at this conference.
At University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
The fourth Potsdam Summer School from 04th 13th September 2017 will address the central question: How can transdisciplinary knowledge production be integrated in inclusive governance processes towards the achievement of sustainable development as in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Petra Kuenkel will give a speech about challenges of SDG implementation on 5th Sept 2017 at 13:30 till 14:30 pm (CET).
At The Potsdam Summer School 2017 will be conducted at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), the Albert Einstein Campus and the University of Potsdam.
Montana loves freedom and hemp. Thomas Jefferson loved freedom and hemp. The hemp and independent farming renaissance is coming to Big Sky State and Doug Fine will tell you how. Youll be treated to Doug's side-splittingly funny but oh-so-practical from-the-field keynote ("What I wish I knew before becoming a hemp farmer."), and dance to musical headliner Mr. Pato Banton to boot. Add that to the gorgeous surroundings in Lolo National Forest, and this is a must-attend hemp event.
Location: Swiss Hotel Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland | Authors: Petra Kuenkel
Themed Step Up to the Next Level - Achieving Influence and Success through Effective Self-Leadership, Petra will be a keynote speaker at the second edition of this conference for strategies and practical solutions for enhancing leadership effectiveness for women.
The 2017 Lund Conference on Earth System Governance will address the overarching theme of Allocation and Access in a Warming and Increasingly Unequal World. This theme acknowledges the multiple crises faced across the world and the uneven distribution of their impacts. Earth system governance must address the entire spectrum of environmental, social and political inequalities. Petra Kuenkel will held an innovative "Science meets Practice Session" with the topic "Strengthening multi-level governance capacities"
At Lund University in Lund, Sweden
Location: Bayerischer Hof Munich, Germany | Authors: Petra Kuenkel
The EBAN Summit Munich 2017 is one of Europes largest and most influential events for family offices, institutional investors, and business angels. This year it is held under the leadership of international Club of Rome members and the AQAL Group, a multi-family office. Petra Kuenkel will be a keynote speaker during the EBAN Summit.
At Bayerischer Hof Munich