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ENLIGHT Lecture "Tackling Climate Change: The Humanities Perspective", January 12, 6 pm CET

On January 12th at 6pm CET, the next ENLIGHT lecture will be hosted and livestreamed online. The third session of this semesters’ ENLIGHT lecture series provides different perspectives from humanities research on climate change.

To this end, four renowned scientists of the ENLIGHT universities will give short presentations on their current research:

Antonio Casado da Rocha from the University of the Basque Country will talk about the question how practical ethics and philosophy can help to activate climate action.

Nessa Cronin from the National University of Ireland Galway and three-time recipient of the Irish Research Council awards will hold a short lecture on ‘Silkworms and Butterflies’: Capital, Culture and Climate.

Seth Epstein from Uppsala University will speak about the rights of nature and offers an insight into the political thought of the Anthropocene.

Matúš Mišík, political scientist at Comenius University Bratislava and expert on Energy Policy, will deliver a talk on Climate Humanities: New Toolbox for Examining Climate Change Scepticis.

All members from the ENLIGHT community, external partners and wider public are welcome to join the lecture. You can register and participate in a Zoom Session or tune in on the ENLIGHT Youtube Channel where the lecture will be broadcasted live. Please register here for the Zoom-session.

Registration for the networking event after the lecture

Each lecture is followed by a networking event for the scientific community at 7 pm CET. The researchers from ENLIGHT universities can not only continue the discussion on the lecture`s topic but also use the opportunity to identify common research interests. This event serves as a platform for developing new ideas for future cooperation within the network. The ENLIGHT team supports this process by providing insights on funding opportunities. Researchers from all stages are more than welcome to join in! Registration for the networking event is possible until January 12 by email to enlight@uni-

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The ENLIGHT lecture series takes place each semester and represents one of the flagship domains which are key determinants of societal well-being and sustainability. For our ENLIGHT lectures, scientists, and researchers from across the ENLIGHT network come together to discuss different perspectives on and approaches to combat climate change. The topics in this fall's lecture series range from food & sustainability to the impact of climate change on migration.

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