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Opening Speeches

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
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Judy Wajcman and Karl Sigmund will examine this year’s topic “Conflict & Cooperation” from different perspectives. They will lay the foundation for an intensive and interdisciplinary exchange during the Seminar Week and for the Symposia of the European Forum Alpbach 2017.

Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Vienna; Senior Research Scholar, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg
Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics, London

Dr. Karl SIGMUND

Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Vienna; Senior Research Scholar, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg

PhD in Mathematics, University of Vienna Habilitation Associated Professor, University of Göttingen Professor, University of Vienna
 Postdoctoral Studies in Manchester, Paris, Jerusalem and Vienna
1968
1971
1973
1974-2013

Prof. Judy WAJCMAN

Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics, London

Hallsworth Professorial Fellow, University of Manchester Centennial Professor, London School of Economics, London Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford Professor of Sociology, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics, London
1999-2000
2000-2004
2007-2008
1995-2008
since 2009

Seminar Week

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16.08.2017

15:00 - 15:45 Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2017 Plenary
15:45 - 16:30 Opening Speeches Plenary
17:00 - 18:30 Presentation of the Seminars Plenary
18:30 - 20:00 Bread and Wine Social

17.08.-22.08.2017

Seminar 06: Conflict and cooperation: preferences or environment Seminar
Seminar 03: Conflicts around the commons Seminar
Seminar 10: Don’t mess with our education! Creating new Utopias! Seminar
Seminar 04: Energy transition with renewable energies and energy efficiency: a win-win for the planet and the global economy Seminar
Seminar 05: Are we alone in the universe? Seminar
Seminar 09: Pragmatic alliances and global disorder Seminar
Seminar 02: Populism and post-factual politics Seminar
Seminar 07: Transitional Justice: case studies from the Balkans and South Africa Seminar
Seminar 01: The new Silk Road in a global context Seminar
Seminar 08: Art – in conflict Seminar
Seminar 19: Turkey at the crossroads Seminar
Seminar 16: Timescapes of the 21st century: asynchronicities, acceleration and time conflicts Seminar
Seminar 12: Ethics in Action Seminar
Seminar 13: Dirty Products – responsible consumption: how digitisation changes the role of the consumer Seminar
Seminar 18: Politics at the grassroots level Seminar
Seminar 17: The RenAIssance: Brave New World Seminar
Seminar 14: Global Weirding? Climate change and population dynamics Seminar
Seminar 20: How to step out of line Seminar
Seminar 11: Why is it called a Play? Seminar

17.08.2017

17:00 - 18:30 Turkey at the crossroads Plenary

20.08.2017

17:00 - 20:00 Storytelling: Journeys from conflict to cooperation Breakout

21.08.2017

17:00 - 19:30 The RenAIssance: Brave New World Breakout