International Transdisciplinarity Conference 2017

Transdisciplinary Research and Education — Intercultural Endeavours

September 11-15, 2017, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
 

DETAILED PROGRAMME


All plenary sessions have been recorded.
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MONDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2017



08:30 - 09:00 SIDE EVENTS
  • [Forum] Morning Coffee with td Methods Team, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
09:15 - 12:30
 
EXCURSION
  • [City hall*] City of the Future – Lüneburg 2030+ / Zukunftsstadt Lüneburg 2030+, Daniel J. Lang, Annika Weiser, Antje Seidel (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract
09:15 - 10:45 TRAINING WORKSHOPS
  • [C40.147] Generative Picturing - A methodological framework for transdisciplinary boundary work (part I), Vera Rosamaria Brandner (Lüneburg, DE, Wien, AT) Abstract
WORKSHOP
  • [C40.152] Trans-Place-Making: a ‘Walking with Video’ workshop (part I), Sacha Kagan (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract
SPECIAL MEETINGS
  • [C40.108] Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Connections and Collaborations: An Open Meeting Hosted by the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS), Machiel Keestra (Amsterdam, NL), Rick Szostak (Edmonton, CA) and Julie Thompson Klein (Detroit, US) Abstract

  • [C40.146] Thinking about the Future of Universities (part I), Olivia Bina, Marta Varanda, Andy Inch (Lisbon, PT) – COST INTREPID, open to all conference participants Abstract
11:15 - 12:45 TRAINING WORKSHOPS
  • [C40.147] Generative Picturing - A methodological framework for transdisciplinary boundary work (part II), Vera Rosamaria Brandner (Lüneburg, DE and Wien, AT) Abstract
WORKSHOPS
  • [C40.153] Doing transdisciplinary research | Addressing challenges faced by early career researchers, Marco Sonnberger, Johanna Kramm, Carolin Völker, Antonia Graf, Christian Albert, Kathleen Hermans, Melanie Jaeger-Erben, Steffen Lange, Tilman Santarius, Barbara Schröter, Stefanie Sievers-Glotzbach, Janis Winzer (DE) Abstract

  • [C40.152] Trans-Place-Making: a ‘Walking with Video’ workshop (part II), Sacha Kagan (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract
SPECIAL MEETING
  • [C40.146] Thinking about the Future of Universities (part II), Olivia Bina, Marta Varanda, Andy Inch (Lisbon, PT) – COST INTREPID, open to all conference participants Abstract
13:15- 17:00 SPECIAL MEETING
  • [C40.704] Modes of sustainability related research in comparison (MONA) – final symposium, Daniel J. Lang, Jens Newig, Judith Kahle and Stephanie V. Jahn (Lüneburg, DE), Matthias Bergmann (Frankfurt a.M., DE), open to all conference participants Abstract
13:45 - 15:15 TRAINING WORKSHOPS
  • [C40.108] Game Lab on Resilience, Sabine Toussaint, The interdisciplinary Bavarian Research Consortium Fit for Change (Munich, DE) Abstract

  • [C40.152] Under pressure; A transdisciplinary education method (part. I), Linda de Greef, Machiel Keestra and Coyan Tromp (Amsterdam, NL) Abstract

  • Mindfulness and knowledge: Observing the influence of emotions and motivations on our dealings with arguments (part. I), Pascal Frank and Daniel Fischer (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract (cancelled)
WORKSHOP
  • [C40.147] Design thinking, systems modeling, and transdisciplinary research for complex environmental problem solving in higher education: An introductory workshop on integrative design-based inquiry (part. I), BinBin J. Pearce, Lisette Senn, Christian Pohl and Pius Krütli (Zurich, CH) Abstract
SPECIAL MEETING
  • [C40.146] Exploring interdisciplinary careers: an interactive discussion workshop (part. I), Catherine Lyall and Laura Meagher (Edinburgh, UK) – COST INTREPID, open to all conference participants Abstract
13:45 - 17:00 EXCURSION
  • [Foyer*] Exploring Leuphana's University and study model, Bastian Hagmaier and representatives of faculties and schools (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract
15:30 - 17:00 TRAINING WORKSHOPS
  • [C40.152] Under pressure; A transdisciplinary education method (part. II), Linda de Greef, Machiel Keestra and Coyan Tromp (Amsterdam, NL) Abstract

  • Mindfulness and knowledge: Observing the influence of emotions and motivations on our dealings with arguments (part. II), Pascal Frank and Daniel Fischer (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract (cancelled)

  • [C40.153] Improving transdisciplinary communication: an introduction to the toolbox dialogue method, Michael O'Rourke (Michigan, US) and Julie Thompson Klein (Detroit, US) Abstract
    (*Please bring a device to use an online-app)
WORKSHOP
  • [C40.147] Design thinking, systems modeling, and transdisciplinary research for complex environmental problem solving in higher education: An introductory workshop on integrative design-based inquiry (part. II), BinBin J. Pearce, Lisette Senn, Christian Pohl and Pius Krütli (Zurich, CH) Abstract
SPECIAL MEETING
  • [C40.146] Exploring interdisciplinary careers: an interactive discussion workshop (part. II), Catherine Lyall and Laura Meagher (Edinburgh, UK) – COST INTREPID, open to all conference participants Abstract
17:15 - 19:30 PLENARY SESSION – OPENING EVENT
[Audi-Max]
Moderation: Rebecca Freeth, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany


WELCOME LEUPHANA UNIVERSITY - Beate Söntgen, Vice-President Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany

WELCOME TD-NET - Jakob Zinsstag, President of the td-net Scientific Advisory Board & University of Basel, Switzerland

INTRODUCTION TO THE CONFERENCE CONCEPT - Ulli Vilsmaier, Presidence Delegate for inter- and transdisciplinarity, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany

OPENING PANEL
Polylog on transdisciplinary research and education as intercultural endeavours
  • Stephan Rist, td-net Advisory Board and University of Bern, Center for Development and Environment, Switzerland
  • Coleen Vogel, University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, Global Change and Sustainability Institute, South Africa
  • Paul Shrivastava, Penn State University, Sustainability Institute, USA (cancelled)
  • Hans Dieleman, Autonomous University of Mexico City, College of Science and Humanties, Mexico
  • Michi Knecht, University of Bremen, Department of Anthropology and Cultural Research, Germany
Coordination & Moderation: Ulli Vilsmaier, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany

INTRODUCTION TO THE CO-CONFERENCES IN CHILE, URUGUAY AND MEXICO
  • Bianca Vienni Baptista, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany and Universidad de la República, Uruguay
  • Romina Adaos and Christian Cerutti, Doctorado en Estudios Interdisciplinarios sobre Pensamiento, Cultura y Sociedad, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile
  • Gustavo Ferreira, Centro Universitario de Tacuarembó, Universidad de la República, Uruguay
  • Alejandro Guevara, Laboratorio de Problemas Multidimensionales, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Mexico
19:30 - 21:00 GET TOGETHER
[Forum]


TUESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2017


08:30 - 09:00 SIDE EVENTS
  • [Forum] Morning Coffee with td-net Team
  • [Bridge] Morning Stretch with Rebecca Freeth
  • [Room of Silence] Morning Meditation with Mirjam Kamal
09:15 - 11:00 PLENARY SESSION
[Audi-Max]
Moderation: Tobias Buser, Network for Transdisciplinary Research td-net, Switzerland


INTRODUCTION TO THE CO-CONFERENCE IN NEW ZEALAND - Melissa Robson, Landcare Research, New Zealand

KEYNOTE
Transdisciplinary Research Revisited, Gertrude Hirsch-Hadorn, Institute for Environmental Decisions, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Abstract
 
11:30 - 13:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session 7: Transformational learning in transdisciplinary processes
[C40.154]
Moderation: Daniel J. Lang (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Sharing knowledge, feelings and emotions for a mutual learning and transformative knowledge co-creation, Adriana Moreno Cely and Tom Vanwing (Brussel, BE)

  • The practice of transdisciplinary research: principles and patterns for transformational learning and knowledge co-production, Elizabeth Clarke (Lüneburg, DE)

  • Learning from reflexive monitoring in transdisciplinary sustainability research? A case study in the Dutch Natural Capital Program, Frederiek van Lienen, Karen Fortuin, Eva Kunseler (NL)
Session 14: Transdisciplinary climate research and stakeholder dialogue
[C40.153]
Moderation: Cecilia Hidalgo (Buenos Aires, AR)
  • Can Td research and climate modelling be combined? Preliminary results of the stakeholder dialogue of the new swiss climate scenarios CH2018, Maurice Skelton, Michiko Hama and David N. Bresch (Zurich, CH)

  • Initiatives for the development of the the relationship between climate knowledge and the agricultural sector in the Río de la Plata: exploration of the concepts of knowledge co-production and transference, Claudia Simón (Montevideo, UY) and María Inés Carabajal (Buenos Aires, AR)

  • Co-creating climate change adaptation tools in the City of Johannesburg, Coleen Vogel, Mzukisi Gwata, Kaera Coetser, Mutizwa Mukute (Johannesburg, ZA)
Session 21: Opportunities and challenges of scientific careers in transdisciplinary research
[C40.147]
Moderation: Judith Kahle (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Who is doing transdisciplinary research? An empirical case study of characteristics, traits and attitudes, Maria Helena Guimarães (Évora, PT), Christian Pohl (Zurich, CH), Marta Varanda (Lisbon, PT) and Olivia Bina (Hong Kong, China)

  • Conceptions and assessments of transdisciplinarity as a research mode – Empirical indications from TD-researchers in sustainable land use science, Sebastian Rogga, Jana Zscheischler and Nadin Gaasch (Berlin, DE)

  • Meta-considerations for Planning, Introducing and Standardising Interdisciplinary Learning in Higher Degree Institutions, Dena Fam, Scott Kelly, Lesley Hitchens and Michelle Callen (Sydney, AU)
Session 23: Building student capacity to address complex societal challenges
[C40.152]
Moderation: Ilan Chabay (Postdam, DE)
  • Learning in-between academia and society: design principles and an example from Wageningen University, Valentina C. Tassone (Wageningen, NL)

  • Enhancing complexity thinking to deal with wicked problems, Coyan Tromp (Amsterdam, NL)

  • Science meets design: a methodological approach for evaluation of interdisciplinary research-based learning in sustainability research, Anett Kuntosch, Anne Dombrowski, Lukas Wortmann, Bettina König, Alexandra Toland, Myriel Milicevic (Berlin and Potsdam, DE)
Double Session 26 (part I): To control or not to control? Social and epistemic dilemmas of control
[C40.704]
Organizers: Jeremias Herberg (Lüneburg, DE) and Gerald Midgley (Hull, UK)
  • Post-Truth, anthropocene politics and the new normal of post-normal science, Katharine N. Farrell (Berlin, DE and Barcelona, ES)
     
  • Losing control in transdisciplinary research: New forms of leadership, entitlement and responsibility, Merritt Polk (Gothenburg, SE)

  • Prior hierarchies in transdisciplinary research? Jan Herrmann (Stuttgart, DE)

  • Transdisciplinary research topographies, Ulli Vilsmaier (Lüneburg, DE)

  • Cybersemiotic Design Processes, Gilfranco Alves (Sao Paolo, BR) (cancelled)

  • Controlling for evidence. What role can experiments play in transformational sustainability science? Guido Caniglia (Lüneburg, DE)
Session 27: Beyond rhetoric: constructive dialogue on interdisciplinary futures Abstract
[C40.146]
Organizer:
 Roderick J. Lawrence (Geneva, CH)
  • Arguments against interdisciplinarity, Julie Thompson Klein (Detroit, US)

  • Divergence and plurality: definitive challenges of inter- and transdisciplinary integration? Machiel Keestra (Amsterdam, NL)

  • Responses to recent rhetoric, Rick Szostak (Edmonton, CA)
Session 28: Transdisciplinary knowledge communication under conditions of multilinguality
[C40.108]
Organizers: Kristina Pelikan (Berlin, DE), Tilo Weber (Liberec, CZ), Jakob Zinsstag (Basel, CH)
  • Functional multilingualism in transdisciplinary research projects, Kristina Pelikan (Berlin, DE) and Jakob Zinsstag (Basel, CH)

  • One workshop, four working languages: a best practice example, Tilo Weber (Liberec, CZ)

  • Multivocality makes disciplinary cultures explicit when researchers engage in interdisciplinary team science, Kristine Lund (Lyon, FR)

  • Transfer Sciences, Thorsten Roelcke and Kristina Pelikan (Berlin, DE), Tilo Weber (Liberec, CZ)
14:00 - 15:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session 5: Impact, effectiveness and success of transdisciplinary research in the field of sustainability
[C40.108]
Moderation: Martina Schäfer (Berlin, DE)
  • Success in Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research, Tobias Luthe (Zurich, CH)

  • How do participation of practice partners and societal impacts interrelate? Perspectives from science and practice actors in transdisciplinary sustainability research projects, Livia Fritz, Thorsten Schilling and Claudia R. Binder (Lausanne, CH)

  • Governance of sustainability problems through transdisciplinary research: pathways to impact in agricultural systems, Theresa Tribaldos, Flurina Schneider, Christoph Oberlack and Stephan Rist (Bern, CH)
Session 6: Climate change and transdisciplinarity
[C40.153]
Moderation: Isabell Schrickel (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Embracing uncertainty in participatory climate change risk management, Petra Döll (Frankfurt, DE)

  • Transdisciplinary research for local climate change initiatives. Combining formative scenario analysis and institutional fit analysis in multi-stakeholder foresight, Tom Dedeurwaerdere (Louvain-la-Neuve, BE)

  • Adaptation to climate changes: An iterative trans-disciplinary procedure for connecting science and society in the case of attribution of extreme weather events, Ioan M. Ciumasu, Jean-Paul Vanderlinden and Natalia Capelini (Versailles, FR)
Session 11: Complexity and TD methodologies (cancelled)
  • The Urban Cartographies project: methodological scope for transdisciplinary research, Marcelo Tramontano, Juliana Couto Trujillo and Maria Julia Stella Martins (Sao Paulo, BR) (cancelled)

  • A proposal for a transdisciplinary hermeneutics based on Basarab Nicolescu`s concept of transdisciplinarity, Hans Dieleman (Mexico City, MX) (moved to session 20, Tuesday, 14:00-15:30)

  • Title tbd., Ulli Vilsmaier (Lüneburg, DE) (moved to double session 26, Tuesday, 11:30-15:30)
Session 16: Facilitating institutional change through inter- and transdisciplinarity
[C40.154]
Moderation: Laura Meagher (Dairsie, UK)
  • Managing Hybridity in academia: heterogeneity and differences in transdisciplinary work across art, science and technology, Nina Horstmann (Berlin, DE) and Juuso Tervo (Espoo, FI)

  • Cultivating aesthesia in and through transdisciplinary collaborations for sustainability, Mathilda Tham and Ola Stah (Växjö, SE)

  • Inter- and transdisciplinary knowledge production at universities: institutions, cultures and communities (ICC), Bianca Vienni Baptista (Lüneburg, DE and Montevideo, UY), Andrés Carvajales, Ana Egaña, Florencia Ferrigno, María Nohelia Lorda and Claudia Simón (Montevideo, UY)
Session 17: Transdisciplinary research in situations of marginalization
[C40.146]
Moderation: Willington Ortiz (Wuppertal and Lüneburg, DE)
  • Sustainable and efficient woodfuel systems in sub-Saharan Africa: Application of a transdisciplinary research and development approach, Mary Njenga (Nairobi, KE), Cecilia Sundberg and Ruth Mendum (Pennsylvania, US)

  • Integrated pest management to achieve on-farm quality improvement: a transdisciplinary approach, Lauren Rosenberg and Mark Swilling (Stellenbosch, ZA), Walter Vermeulen (Utrecht, NL)

  • Transdisciplinary study of natural resource management under poverty conditions – collaborating with vulnerable sectors, Tetsu Sato (Kyoto, JP)
Session 20: Transdisciplinarity in and through education
[C40.147]
Moderation: Maik Adomßent (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Designing for transdisciplinary learning in higher education, Tanja Golja (Sydney, AU)

  • Team science education - a comparison of approaches in the US, UK, and the Middle East, Sawsan Khuri (Exeter, UK)

  • The boundary crossing rubric: A new tool to develop and assess inter- and transdisciplinary learning outcomes, Carla Oonk, Judith Gulikers and Karen Fortuin (Wageningen, NL)

  • A proposal for a transdisciplinary hermeneutics based on Basarab Nicolescu`s concept of transdisciplinarity, Hans Dieleman (Mexico City, MX)
Double Session 26 (part II): To control or not to control? Social and epistemic dilemmas of control
[C40.704]
Organizers: Jeremias Herberg (Lüneburg, DE) and Gerald Midgley (Hull, UK)
  • Post-truth, anthropocene politics and the new normal of post-normal science, Katharine N. Farrell (Berlin, DE and Barcelona, ES)
  • Losing control in transdisciplinary research: New forms of leadership, entitlement and responsibility, Merritt Polk (Gothenburg, SE)

  • Prior hierarchies in transdisciplinary research? Jan Herrmann (Stuttgart, DE)

  • Transdisciplinary research topographies, Ulli Villsmaier (Lüneburg, DE)

  • Cybersemiotic Design Processes, Gilfranco Alves (Sao Paolo, BR) (cancelled)

  • Controlling for evidence. What role can experiments play in transformational sustainability science? Guido Caniglia (Lüneburg, DE)
16:00 - 17:45 PLENARY SESSION

TRANSDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH IN DIFFERENT WORLD REGIONS (PART I)
[Audi-Max]
Moderation: Beate Littig, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria
  • Dealing with informality and social fluidity in transdisciplinary research processes, John van Breda, Stellenbosch University, Tsama Hub, South Africa Abstract
  • Of what use ist Art? Blending arts practices and academic research in Canada, David Maggs, University of British Colombia, Canada Abstract

  • Research, Learning and Innovation for territory sustainable development: the CAMPUS experience in Tacuarembó, Uruguay, Gustavo Ferreira, Centro Universitario de Tacuarembó, Universidad de la República, Uruguay (from Co-conference, online) Abstract
18:00 - 19:30 OPEN STAGE
[Kunstraum]
It might be windy, it will be dark – a tactile search in visual silence, Lisa Hinterreithner, Austria and Laura Navndrup Black, Denmark

FORUM FOR YOUNG RESEARCHERS – ENGAGING WITH TRANSDISCIPLINARITY (open to public) Abstract
[C40.704]
Organizers: Esther Meyer, Judith Kahle, Stephanie V. Jahn, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
with:
  • Marco Sonnberg, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Maria Helena Guimarães, Évora University, Portugal
  • Daniel J. Lang, Leuphana University Lüneberg, Germany
  • Gertrude Hirsch Hadorn, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Catherine Lyall, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Laura Meagher, Technology Development Group, UK
SIDE EVENT
[Main Entrance*] After-Work-Walk
 


WEDNESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2017


08:30 - 09:00 SIDE EVENTS
  • [Forum] Morning Coffee with td-net Team
  • [Bridge] Morning Stretch with Rebecca Freeth
  • [Room of Silence] Morning Meditation with Mirjam Kamal
09:15 - 11:00 PLENARY SESSION

TRANSDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH IN DIFFERENT WORLD REGIONS (PART II)
[Audi-Max]
Moderation: Beate Littig, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria
  • Powhiri: An indigenous example of research collaboration from New Zealand, Rawiri Smith, Kaiwhakahaere Taido for Kahungunu Ki Wairarapa, New Zealand (from Co-conference, online) Abstract

  • Transforming science for society: Ways to integrate science with local learning processes and knowledges with data, within a transformations framework, Robin Reid, Colorado State University, USA Abstract
RESPONSES TO PRESENTATIONS FROM WORLD REGIONS
  • Michael O'Rourke, Michigan State University, USA
  • Anna Katharina Hornidge, University of Bremen and Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Germany
11:30 - 13:00 OPEN STAGE
[Kunstraum]
It might be windy, it will be dark – a tactile search in visual silence, Lisa Hinterreithner, Austria and Laura Navndrup Black, Denmark

POSTER PARCOURS
(Guidelines for Poster Presentations)
[Foyer/Forum]

PARALLEL SESSIONS


Session 13: Water politics
[C40.108]
Moderation: Beate Littig, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria
  • Water institutions in the Awash Basin of Ethiopia: The discrepancies between rhetoric and realities, Reta Hailu, Degefa Tolossa and Getnet Alemu (Addis Ababa, ET)

  • Shaping transdisciplinary research in management paved the pathways to poverty reduction, Dorothea Agnes Rampisela (Makassar, ID and Kyoto, JP)

  • Barriers and opportunities for trandisciplinarity in water management: findings from a case study in a multi stakeholder watershed committee in Laguna del Sauce, Uruguay, Andrés Carvajales (Montevideo, UY), Bianca Vienni Baptista (Montevideo, UY and Lüneburg, DE)
Session 25: Effects, success and quality: evaluating transdisciplinary research
[C40.146]
Moderation: Matthias Bergmann (Frankfurt a.M., DE)
  • Success of transdisciplinary research for sustainable land use – individual perceptions and assessments, Jana Zscheischler and Sebastian Rogga (Berlin, DE)
     
  • What is successful transdisciplinary case study research?, Silvia Tobias (Zurich, CH), Maarit Ströbele and Tobias Buser (Bern, CH)

  • Transdisciplinary development of quality criteria for transdisciplinary research, Rico Defila and Antonietta Di Giulio (Basel, CH)
Double Session 29 (part I): Framework for thinking about research and institutional conditions for interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research, teaching, and learning in higher education
[C40.704]
Organizers: Bianca Vienni Baptista (Lüneburg, DE and Montevideo, UY) and Julie Thompson Klein (Detroit, US)

with:
  • Marcel Burstyn (Brasilia, BR)
  • Catherine Lyall (Edinburgh, UK)
  • Maik Adomssent (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Gabriele Bammer (Sydney, AU)
14:00 - 15:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session 1: Philosophical perspectives on the 'problems' of transdisciplinarity
[C40.108]
Moderation: Michael O'Rourke (Lansing, US)
  • Problems with "problems" ? Towards a philosophy of problem-oriented inter- and transdisciplinarity, Jan C. Schmidt (Darmstadt, DE)

  • Problems of transdisciplinary Sustainability Sciences. An approach to diagnoses, Esther Meyer (Lüneburg, DE)

  • A philosophical perspective on reflexive problem solving and transdisciplinarity, Gregor Schmieg (Lüneburg, DE)
Session 2: De-re-identification: Artful participatory doing
[C40.152]
Moderation: Sacha Kagan (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Photography in transdisciplinary spaces, Harri Laakso (Espoo, FI)
     
  • Self-portrait on glass: compositions between body, spatiality, digital image as a methodological course, Maria Julia Stella Martins (Sao Paulo, BR) (cancelled)

  • Scientific and social interculturality: from monodisciplinarity to transdisciplinarity, Frédéric Darbellay, Zoe Moody and Philip D. Jaffé (Geneva, CH)

  • Bhabha's difference and Freire's praxis - A transdisciplinary boundary concept, Vera Rosamaria Brandner (Lüneburg, DE and Wien, AT)
     
  • Parasites as landmarks: sound and object design in public spaces, Marcelo Tramontano, Luciana Roça, Gabriele Landim, Diego Digiandomenico and Anja Pratschke (Sao Paulo, BR)
Session 3: Making implicit heterogeneities visible
[C40.154]
Moderation: Moritz Engbers (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Dealing with heterogenic needs, requirements, and desires: Providing public transportation in terms of development infrastructures, Alexander Brandies and Mandy Dotzauer (Braunschweig, DE)
     
  • When untold aims and perspectives between scientists and practitioners collide: experiences from a European project, Leonhard Späth (Zurich, CH) and Andrzej Ceglarz (Postdam and Berlin, DE)
     
  • Insights into a transdisciplinary case study in an intercultural context: the experience of the Brazilian Research Network on Climate Change (Rede CLIMA), Gabriela Litre, Marcel Bursztyn, Saulo Rodrigues-Filho and Diego Lindoso (Brasilia, BR)
Session 18: South-North context
[C40.146]
Moderation: Rebecca Freeth (Lüneburg, DE)
  • From transdisciplinary research to intercultural dialogues – practical, conceptual and methodological experiences, Stephan Rist, Karl Herweg and Johanna Jacobi (Bern, CH)

  • Acknowledging multicultural agendas in health research: transdisciplinarity as a tool for collective voicing among the Maya of Guatemala, Mónica Berger-González (Guatemala City, GT and Basel, CH), Brigit Obrist and Jakob Zinsstag (Basel, CH), Danilo Álvarez, John McCracken and Celia Cordón (Guatemala City, GT)

  • Interfaces in transdisciplinary development research: the fine line in complex field realities, Girma Kelboro and Till Stellmacher (Bonn, DE)

  • Tracing inter- and transdisciplinary research in the post-colonial making. Insight from a North-South collaboration, Laura Schmidt (Hamburg, DE)
Session 24: Intercultural studying and teaching – a glimpse into concepts and practice
[C40.153]
Moderation: Daniela Peukert (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Challenges in multicultural teamwork-students' experiences and perceptions, KPJ Fortuin, D. Brinkman and R. Lie, A. Pap (Wageningen, NL), V. Popov (San Diego, US)

  • Teaching in intercultural and transdisciplinary collaborations between universities – The Glocal Curriculum, Guido Caniglia and Beatrice Johm (Lüneburg, DE)

  • The Open Design Master program – Interdisciplinary teaching by Design, Christian Stein (Berlin, De)
Double Session 29 (part II): Framework for thinking about research and institutional conditions for interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research, teaching, and learning in higher education
[C40.704]
Organizers: Bianca Vienni Baptista (Lüneburg, DE and Montevideo, UY), Julie Thompson Klein (Detroit, US)
with:

  • Marcel Burstyn (Brasilia, BR)
  • Catherine Lyall (Edinburgh, UK)
  • Maik Adomssent (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Gabriele Bammer (Sydney, AU)
Session 31: Transdisciplinary commoning, Amanda Jansen, Anthony Jacobi and Geert-Jan van der Wolf (NL) (cancelled)

16:00 - 17:45 PLENARY SESSION
[Audi-Max]

PANEL ON RESEARCH INTEGRATION AND IMPLEMENTATION – COMMONALITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DIVERSE COMMUNITIES Abstract
Coordination & Moderation: Gabriele Bammer, Australian National University, Australia and National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, USA (Integration and Implementation Sciences I2S)

Panelists:
  • Systems Sciences: Gerald Midgley, University of Hull, UK
  • Science of Team Science: Kara Hall, National Cancer Institute, USA
  • Participatory Action Research: Danilo Romeu Streck, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil
Discussants:
  • Transdisciplinarity: Roderick J. Lawrence, td-net Advisory Board and University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Transdisciplinarity: Ulli Vilsmaier, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
19:00 - 23:00 CONFERENCE DINNER AND OPEN STAGE
[Mensa]


THURSDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2017



08:30 - 09:00 SIDE EVENTS
  • [Forum] Morning Coffee with td Methods Team
  • [Bridge] Morning Stretch with Rebecca Freeth
  • [Room of Silence] Morning Meditation with Mirjam Kamal
09:15 - 11:00 PLENARY SESSION
[Audi-Max]

REPORT FROM THE CO-CONFERENCE IN NEW ZEALAND - Melissa Robson, Landcare Research, New Zealand

PANEL ON TEACHING AND LEARNING IN TRANSDISCIPLINARY ENVIRONMENTS: PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION FOR NAVIGATING BETWEEN DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTS Abstract
Coordination & Moderation: Machiel Keestra, University of Amsterdam and Association of Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS), The Netherlands

Panelists:
  • Marcel Bursztyn, University of Brasilia, BR
  • Dena Fam, University of Technology Sydney, AU
  • Christian Pohl, ETH Zürich, CH
  • Esther Meyer, Leuphana University, DE
  • Daniel J. Lang, Leuphana University, DE
11:30 - 13:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session 12: Enhance, transfer, transcend. Challenges for the future of transdisciplinarity research
[C40.108]
Moderation: Coleen Vogel (Johannesburg, ZA)
  • Enhancing transformative research for sustainable development: mutual learning within the Future Earth research platform, Flurina Schneider and Theresa Tribaldos (Bern, CH)

  • What type of knowledge is transferred across transdisciplinary case studies? Preliminary results from a study on transferability in transdisciplinary research, Carolina Adler, Gertrude Hirsch Hadorn, Gabriela Wülser and Christian Pohl (Zurich, CH)

  • Productive irritation – institutional dynamics in nature conservation, Martina Ukowitz, Christina Pichler-Koban and Michael Jungmeier (Klagenfurt, AT)

  • Transcending the local and alternative features of grassroots innovations. What can transdisciplanary research contribute to diffusion of sustainable innovations? Willington Ortiz (Wuppertal and Lüneburg, DE)
Session 15: Clarifying roles and expectations
[C40.147]
Moderation: Christian Pohl (Zurich, CH)
  • Determinants of researchers' roles in real-world laboratories: the case of Wuppertal, Michael Rose, Annaliesa Hilger and Matthias Wanner (Wuppertal, DE)

  • Voices from within, voices from without: transdisciplinary climate change adaptation research, art and coastal communities, Jean-Paul Vanderlinden, Juan Baztan and Ioan Ciumasu (Versailles, FR)

  • The role of scientific research in guiding an island's sustainability transition, Panos Petridis (Vienna, AT)
Session 22: Quality and effects of transdisciplinary research. Reflections on transdisciplinary graduate programs
[C40.153]
Moderation: Anna Henkel (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Quality criteria for assessing transdisciplinary doctorates and implications for the examination process, Juliet Willetts and Cynthia Mitchell (Sydney, AU)
     
  • Bridging theory and practice in transdisciplinary research – A case study of a multi-stakeholder-workshop with the CCES Winter School "Science Meets Practice" 2017, Daniel Ketzer (Stockholm, SE and Karlsruhe, DE), Gabriel Abu-Tayeh (Bern, CH), Johanna Goetter (Cottbus, DE), Marilou Jobin (Zurich, CH), Simon Knüsel (Birmensdorf, CH), Valeria Superti (Lausanne, CH), Rohini Athavale (Kastanienbaum, Zurich, CH), Patricia Fry (Zurich, CH), Matthias Zimmermann (Kastanienbaum, Zurich, CH), Sandra Probst-Rüd (zurich, Dübendorf, CH), Carolina Adler (Zurich, CH)

  • When worlds collide – first experiences with inter- and transdiciplinarity, Anna-Lena Berscheid, Nils Wingenbach (Paderborn, DE)

  • Experiences from and conceptual framework of FlüGe – A graduate school following principles of inter- and transdisciplinarity in research and training, Florian Fischer and Alexander Kraemer (Bielefeld, DE)
Session 30: Modes and impact of transdisciplinary research - concepts, methods, processes and case-based evidence
[C40.146]
Organizers: Matthias Bergmann, Alexandra Lux, Lena Theiler and Thomas Jahn (Frankfurt am Main, DE), Martina Schäfer and Emilia Nagy (Berlin, DE), Stephanie Jahn, Jens Newig, Judith Kahle and Daniel J. Lang (Lüneburg, DE)
  • TransImpact - Effective transdisciplinary research: Analysis and transfer of standards for transdisciplinarity, Oskar Marg and Alexandra Lux (Frankfurt and Berlin, DE), Martina Schäfer (Berlin, DE)

  • Solution Readiness Levels: Measuring Impact of Innovation Groups for Sustainable Land Management, Christian Eismann and Susanne Schön (Berlin, DE)

  • Does transdisciplinarity improve academic and societal research outcomes? Empirical results from a large-N comparative study, Stephanie V. Jahn, Judith Kahle, Jens Newig and Daniel J. Lang (Lüneburg, DE), Matthias Bergmann (Frankfurt and Berlin, DE)
Double Session 32 (part I): Transdisciplinarity between ideality and reality
[C40.704]
Organizers: Stefan Emmenegger and Gaudenz Welti (Bern, CH)
  • It’s about asking the wrong questions, Gaudenz Welti (Bern, CH)

  • Limits and possibilities of transdisciplinary discourse – the Dak'Art Biennale as a case-study of dynamic multiperspectivism, Stefan Emmenegger (Bern, CH)

  • Art and transdisciplinarity – Evoking dialogue through photography, Adji Dieye (Milano, IT)

  • Arte Latinoamericano – Alternative approaches through transdisciplinarity, Laura Bohnenblust (Bern, CH)
Session 33: Transdisciplinarity in action - How does transdisciplinary research emerge from heterogeneous cultures?
[C40.154]
Organizers: Jeremias Herberg and Nico Lüdtke (Lüneburg, DE)
  • If transdisciplinarity is the answer, then what is the question? How science policy cultures clash in practicing the opening up of academic knowledge production, Jan-Peter Voß (Berlin, DE)

  • Boundary work in transdisciplinary energy research. Negotiating scientific identities, skills and normativities, Mirko Suhari (Friedrichshafen, DE)

  • Transdisciplinary sustainability studies between deliberation and technocracy - Mapping of a bipolar field, Jeremias Herberg (Lüneburg, DE)
Session 34: Advancing transdisciplinarity research in Africa through LIRA 2030 Africa
[C40.152]
  • Katsia Paulavets, Science Officer, ICSU (Paris, FR)

  • Vivi Stavrou, Senior Executive Manager, ISSC (Paris, FR)

  • Mitigating Risks to Flood-related Waterborne Diseases in Abidjan and Kampala, Kouamé Parfait Koffi, (Abidjan, CI)

  • Delivery of clean air strategies for mitigating household air pollution and associated respiratory illnesses in urban informal settlements in Dar es Salaam and Lilongwe cities, Ng’weina Francis Magitta (Dar es Salaam, TZ)
14:00 - 15:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session 4: Evaluation of case studies and research programs
[C40.108]
Moderation: Jana Zscheischler (Berlin, DE) and Thomas Weith (Postdam, DE)
  • Exploring transdisciplinary integration: Empirical lessons from four thematic synthesis processes, Sabine Hoffmann (Dübendorf, CH), Christian Pohl (Zurich, CH) and Janet G. Hering (Dübendorf, Zurich, Lausanne, CH)

  • Towards a framework to evaluate transdisciplinary products within climate and coastal research, Susanne Schuck-Zöller, Holger Brix, Christian Buschbaum, Jörg Cortekar, Christiane Eschenbach, Irene Fischer-Bruns, Stephan Frickenhaus, Klaus Grosfeld, Lars Gutow, Wolfgang Hiller, Daniela Jacob, Elke Keup-Thiel, Gesche Krause, Elke Meyer, Insa Meinke, Lars Nerger, Diana Rechid, Johannes Schulz-Stellenfleth, Emil Stanev, Renate Treffeisen (Geesthacht, Bremerhaven, DE)

  • How to assess process quality and product quality of transdisciplinary research projects? – An evaluation concept for a self-reflection and learning process, Lukas Wortmann, Bettina König and Anett Kuntosch (Berlin, DE)
Session 8: Dealing with cultural difference
[C40.146]
Moderation: Hans Dieleman (Mexico City, MX)
  • Cultural differentiation in transdisciplinary sustainability research, Moritz Engbers (Lüneburg, DE)

  • Methods and methodologies revisited – recommendations from an intercultural transdisciplinary research project on sustainable land use in Eastern Europe, Hubert R. Schübel (Stuttgart, DE), Evelyn Rusdea (Freiburg, DE), Florin Pacurar (Cluj-Napoca, RO) and Albert Reif (Freiburg, DE)

  • Ngā kete e toru: an indigenous (Māori) transdisciplinarity, Anthony O. Cole me ōna Tūpuna (Palmerston North, NZ)
Session 9: Social dependencies in transformative transdisciplinary research
[C40.154]
Moderation: Esther Meyer (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Involving stakeholders, civil society, practitioners, citizens, or uncertified experts: Just a Babylonian confusion or is there more to it?, Antonietta Di Giulio and Rico Defila (Basel, CH)

  • Rethinking truth to power: the role academics and non-academics have in changing the culture of knowledge creation in the context of urban sustainability, Kareem Buyana (Kampala, UG)

  • Social relationships across spatial scales matter in ecosystem services research, María Felipe-Lucia (Bern, CH), Berta Martín-López (Lüneburg, DE), Elena Bennett (Montreal, CA), Sander Jacobs (Brussels, BE), Tobias Plieninger (Copenhagen, DK), Marina García-Llorente (Madrid, ES), Christina Hicks (Stanford, US), Francis Turkelboom (Brussels, BE), Bruno Locatelli (Montpellier, FR), Albert Nostrom (Stockholm, SE) and Garry Peterson (Stockholm, SE)
Session 10: Transdisciplinarity in urban public space (cancelled)
  • The research of categories of analysis between social innovation and pedagogy. The case of Cabanyal, Donatella Donato (Bolzano, IT) (cancelled)

  • Parasites as landmarks: sound and object design in public spaces, Marcelo Tramontano, Luciana Roça, Gabriele Landim, Diego Digiandomenico and Anja Pratschke (Sao Paulo, BR) (moved to session 2, Wednesday, 14:00-15:30)

  • Building an Urban Nature Network in Copenhagen, Oleg Koefoed (Copenhagen, DK) (cancelled)

  • Introducing an integrated arts-based research approach for exploring connectedness with nature, Lisa Marie Schlesinger, Maximilian Muhr, Netra Chhetri and Berta Martín-López (Lüneburg, DE and Tempe, US) (cancelled)
Session 19:  Brokering beyond education
[C40.153]
Moderation: Jeremias Herberg (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Intergenerational dialogue as research tool to save cultural heritage, Andrea Sieber (Klagenfurt, AT)

  • Teachers as brokers: adding an out-of-school perspective to higher education teacher profiles, Carla Oonk, Judith Gulikers, Renate Wesselink and Martin Mulder (Wageningen, NL), Pieter J. Beers (Rotterdam, NL)

  • Conceptualizing transdisciplinary cooperation in teacher education, Robin Straub (Lüneburg, DE)
Double Session 32 (part II): Transdisciplinarity between ideality and reality
[C40.704]
Organizers: Stefan Emmenegger and Gaudenz Welti (Bern, CH)
  • It’s about asking the wrong questions, Gaudenz Welti (Bern, CH)

  • Limits and possibilities of transdisciplinary discourse – the Dak'Art Biennale as a case-study of dynamic multiperspectivism, Stefan Emmenegger (Bern, CH)

  • Art and transdisciplinarity – Evoking dialogue through photography, Adji Dieye (Milano, IT)

  • Arte Latinoamericano – Alternative approaches through transdisciplinarity, Laura Bohnenblust (Bern, CH)
Session 35: Sustainability-driven entrepreneurship – Curriculum for new approaches to business development
[C40.147]
Organizers: Petra Biberhofer (Vienna, AT), Johan Boman (Gothenburg, SE), Bohuslav Binka (Brno, CZ), Jan Cincera (Brno, CZ), Antje Disterheft (Vechta, DE), Susanne Elsen (Bolzano, IT), Claudia Lintner (Bolzano, IT), Marco Rieckmann (Vechta, DE), Christian Rammel (Vienna, AT) and Gabriela Schaad (Gothenburg, SE)

16:00 - 17:45 PLENARY SESSION
[Audi-Max]

OPEN PANEL: WHAT IS GAINING IMPORTANCE FOR ME DURING THE ITD CONFERENCE 2017?
Moderation: Bianca Vienni Baptista, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany and Universidad de la República, Uruguay

CONFERENCE OBSERVATIONS
  • Juan-Carlos Ruíz, Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
  • Julie Thompson Klein, Wayne State University, USA
VOICES FROM THE CO-CONFERENCES
  • Romina Adaos and Christian Cerutti, Doctorado en Estudios Interdisciplinarios sobre Pensamiento, Cultura y Sociedad, Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile
  • Gustavo Ferreira, Centro Universitario de Tacuarembó, Universidad de la República, Uruguay
  • Alejandro Guevara, Laboratorio de Problemas Multidimensionales, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Mexico
THOUGHTS FROM THE CONFERENCE ORGANISERS
  • Bianca Vienni, Universidad de la República, Uruguay and Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
  • Tobias Buser, Network for Transdisciplinary Research, Switzerland
  • Ulli Vilsmaier, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
18:00 - 19:30 NETWORK MEETING
[C40.704]

Building Alliances beyond Transdisciplinarity, Gabriele Bammer, Australian National University, Sydney, Australia and National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center USA – open to all conference participants Abstract

SIDE EVENT
[Mensawiese] Frisbee with Moritz Engbers


FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2017



08:30 - 09:00 SIDE EVENT
  • [Forum] Morning Coffe with Cynthia Mitchell and Dena Fam, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
09:00 - 12:00 EXCURSION
  • [Foyer*] Exploring Leuphana's University and study model, Bastian Hagmaier and representatives of faculties and schools (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract
09:00 - 13:00 EXCURSION
  • [Foyer*] Traditional orchard restoration and permaculture gardens as a form of restoration for sustainability: transdisciplinary collaborations of sustainability students at Leuphana, Vicky Temperton, Olaf Anderson and students (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract
09:15 - 17:00
 
SPECIAL MEETING
  • [C40.704] Leuphana-KLASICA Workshop of the Knowledge, Learning, and Societal Change Alliance – Fostering Collective Behaviour Change Toward Sustainable Futures: Models, Narratives, and Experiments, Ilan Chabay (Potsdam, DE) and Daniel J. Lang (Lüneburg, DE), open to all conference participants Abstract
09:15 - 11:00 TRAINING WORKSHOPS
  • [C40.154] Co-creation in transdisciplinary processes – a designerly approach (part I), Daniela Peukert (Lüneburg, DE) and Jana Thierfelder (Zurich, CH) Abstract

  • [C40.146] Meaningful co-creation in inter- and transdisciplinary research – experimenting with Dragon Dreaming Project Design (part I), Antje Disterheft and Sandra Caeiro (Lisbon, PT) Abstract (cancelled)
WORKSHOPS
  • [C40.147] Challenging my and your worldview – recognizing ontological (beliefs), epistemological (knowledge) and axiological (values) assumptions to enrich TD research and practice, Dena Fam, Cynthia Mitchell, Katie Ross and Emilia De La Sienra (Sydney, AU), Martina Ukowitz (Klagenfurt, AT) Abstract

  • [C40.152] How could actors from practice and society evaluate applied and transdisciplinary research?, Birge Wolf, Thorsten Michaelis (Kassel, DE) Abstract

  • [C40.153] The outcomes of transdisciplinary research with urban labs: the URB@Exp LAB - kit in action (part I), Christian Scholl (Maastricht, NL) Abstract
11:30 - 13:00 TRAINING WORKSHOP
  • [C40.154] Co-creation in transdisciplinary processes – a designerly approach (part II), Daniela Peukert (Lüneburg, DE) and Jana Thierfelder (Zurich, CH) Abstract

  • [C40.146] Meaningful co-creation in inter- and transdisciplinary research – experimenting with Dragon Dreaming Project Design (part II), Antje Disterheft and Sandra Caeiro (Lisbon, PT) Abstract (cancelled)
WORKSHOPS
  • [C40.153] The outcomes of transdisciplinary research with urban labs: the URB@Exp LAB - kit in action (part II), Christian Scholl (Maastricht, NL) Abstract
     
  • [C40.147] Embodying positionality in inter- and transdisciplinary Research, Rebecca Freeth (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract

  • [C40.108] How does transformative learning contribute to transdisciplinary higher education?, Ruth Förster and Clemens Mader (Zurich, CH) Abstract

 
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