International Transdisciplinarity Conference 2017

Transdisciplinary Research and Education — Intercultural Endeavours

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

TENTATIVE DETAILED PROGRAMME

Session titles and order of contributions within each session are preliminary.

Registrations for the workshops, training workshops, special meetings and excursions of Monday and Friday are compulsory. Please register on Eventbrite.

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Guidelines for Poster Presentations


MONDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2017



09:15 - 12:30
 
EXCURSION
  • City of the Future – Lüneburg 2030+ / Zukunftsstadt Lüneburg 2030+, Daniel Lang, Annika Weiser, Antje Seidel (Leuphana University, Lüneburg, DE) Abstract
09:15 - 10:45 TRAINING WORKSHOPS
  • Generative Picturing - A methodological framework for transdisciplinary boundary work (part I), Vera Rosamaria Brandner (Lüneburg, DE, Wien, AT) Abstract
WORKSHOP
  • Trans-Place-Making: a ‘Walking with Video’ workshop (part I), Sacha Kagan (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract
SPECIAL MEETINGS
  • 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

  • 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
  • Generative Picturing - A methodological framework for transdisciplinary boundary work (part II), Vera Rosamaria Brandner (Lüneburg, DE, Wien, AT) Abstract
WORKSHOPS
  • 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

  • Trans-Place-Making: a ‘Walking with Video’ workshop (part II), Sacha Kagan (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract
SPECIAL MEETING
  • Thinking about the Future of Universities (part II), Olivia Bina, Marta Varanda, Andy Inch (Lisbon, PT) – COST INTREPID, open to all conference participants Abstract
12:30- 17:00 SPECIAL MEETING
  • MONA - Final Symposium: Modes of Sustainability Related Research in Comparison, 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 EXCURSION
  • Exploring Leuphana's University and Study Models, representatives of schools and faculties
TRAINING WORKSHOPS
  • Game Lab on Resilience, Sabine Toussaint, The interdisciplinary Bavarian Research Consortium Fit for Change (Munich, DE) Abstract

  • 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
WORKSHOPS
  • 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 and Lisette Senn (Zurich, CH) Abstract
SPECIAL MEETING
  • Exploring interdisciplinary careers: an interactive discussion workshop (part. I), Catherine Lyall and Laura Meagher (Edinburgh, UK) – COST INTREPID, open to all conference participants Abstract
15:30 - 17:00 TRAINING WORKSHOPS
  • 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

  • Improving Transdisciplinary Communication: An Introduction to the Toolbox Dialogue Method, Michael O'Rourke (Michigan, US), Julie Thompson Klein (Detroit, US) Abstract
    (*Please bring a device to use an online-app)
WORKSHOPS
  • 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 and Lisette Senn (Zurich, CH) Abstract
SPECIAL MEETING
  • 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 OPENING EVENT

WELCOME TO THE CONFERENCE - Jakob Zinsstag, President of the td-net Scientific Advisory Board & University of Basel, Switzerland

WELCOME AND VISION OF A TRANSDISCIPLINARY UNIVERSITY - Beate Söntgen, Vice-President Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany

INTRODUCTION TO THE CONFERENCE CONCEPT - Ulli Vilsmaier, Appointee for Inter- and Transdisciplinarity, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany

INTRODUCTION TO CO-CONFERENCES


OPENING PANEL: Polylog on transdisciplinary research and teaching as intercultural endeavors with:
  • 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
  • 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


TUESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2017


09:15 - 11:00 PLENARY SESSION

KEYNOTE
Transdisciplinary Research Revisited
Gertrude Hirsch-Hadorn, ETH Zurich, Institute for Environmental Decisions, Switzerland

DISCUSSION
 
11:30 - 13:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session 7: Transformational Learning in TD Processes
  • 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: TD climate research and stakeholder dialogue
  • How can insights from transdisciplinarity research improve stakeholder dialogues within a given setting? Preliminary results 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 Caravajal (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
  • Who is doing transdisciplinary research? An empirical case study of characteristics, traits and attitudes, Maria Helena Guimarães (Évora, PT)

  • 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 (Leibniz, DE)

  • Meta-considerations for planning, introducing and standardising interdisciplinary learning in higher degree institutions, Dena Fam, Scott Kelly, Tania Leimbach, Lesley Hitchens and Michelle Callen (Sydney, AU)
Session 23: Building student capacity to address complex societal challenges
  • 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 visual evaluation of interdisciplinary research-based learning, 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 in Transdisciplinarity, Jeremias Herberg (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Losing Control in Transdisciplinary Research: New Forms of Leadership, Entitlement and Responsibility, Merritt Polk (Gothenburg, SE)

  • Prior Hierarchies Inside Transdisciplinary? Jan Herrmann (Utrecht, NL)

  • Post-Truth, Anthropocene Politics and the new Normal of Post-normal Science, Katharine N. Farrell (Berlin, DE and Barcelona, ES)

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

  • 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, Roderick Lawrence (Geneva, CH) Abstract
  • 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, Kristina Pelikan, Tilo Weber, Jakob Zinsstag (Berlin, DE, Liberec, CZ and Basel, CH)
  • Functional multilingualism in transdisciplinary research projects, Kristina Pelikan and Jakob Zinsstag (Berlin, DE and 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? An approach for bridging disciplinary gaps, Thorsten Roelcke, Kristina Pelikan, Tilo Weber (Berlin, DE, Liberec, CZ and Basel, CH)
14:00 - 15:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session 5: Impact, effectiveness and success of transdisciplinary research in the field of sustainability
  • 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 TD
  • Embracing uncertainty in participatory climate, 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
  • The Urban Cartographies project: methodological scope for transdisciplinary research, Marcelo Tramontano, Juliana Couto Trujillo and Maria Julia Stella Martins (Sao Paulo, BR)

  • A proposal for a transdisciplinary hermeneutics based on Basarab Nicolescu`s concept of transdisciplinarity, Hans Dieleman

  • Title tbd., Ulli Vilsmaier (Lüneburg, DE)
Session 16: Facilitating institutional change through ITD
  • 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 Design, Mathilda Tham (Växjö, SE)

  • Inter- and transdisciplinary knowledge production at universities: institutions, cultures and communities (ICC), Bianca Vienni, Andrés Carvajales, Ana Egaña and Florencia Ferrigno (Lüneburg, DE and Montevideo, UY)
Session 17: TD research in situations of marginalization
  • Sustainable and efficient woodfuel systems in sub-Saharan Africa: Application of a transdisciplinary research and development approach, Mary Njenga (Nairobi, KE) and Ruth Mendum (Pennsylvania, US)

  • Integrated Pest Management to achieve on-farm quality improvement: a transdisciplinary approach, Lauren Rosenberg, Mark Swilling and Walter Vermeulen (Stellenbosch, ZA and 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
  • 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)
Double Session 26 (part II): To Control or Not to Control? Social and Epistemic Dilemmas of Control in Transdisciplinarity, Jeremias Herberg (Lüneburg, DE)
  • Losing Control in Transdisciplinary Research: New Forms of Leadership, Entitlement and Responsibility, Merritt Polk (Gothenburg, SE)

  • Prior Hierarchies Inside Transdisciplinary? Jan Herrmann (Utrecht, NL)

  • Post-Truth, Anthropocene Politics and the new Normal of Post-normal Science, Katharine N. Farrell (Berlin, DE and Barcelona, ES)

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

  • 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)
with:

John van Breda, Stellenbosch University, Tsama Hub, South Africa
David Maggs, University of British Colombia, Canada
N.N.

DISCUSSION
 
18:00 - 19:30 FORUM FOR YOUNG RESEARCHERS (PhDs etc.) ENGAGING WITH TRANSDISCIPLINARITY
 


WEDNESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2017


09:15 - 11:00 PLENARY SESSION

TRANSDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH IN DIFFERENT WORLD REGIONS (PART II)
with:
  • Rawiri Smith, vision matauranga researcher, New Zealand (from co-conference, online)
  • Robin Reid, Colorado State University, USA
RESPONSES TO PRESENTATIONS FROM WORLD REGIONS
  • Anna Katharina Hornidge, Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology and University of Bremen, Germany
  • Michael O'Rourke, Michigan State University, USA
DISCUSSION
 
11:30 - 13:00 POSTER PARCOURS (Guidelines for Poster Presentations)

PARALLEL SESSIONS


Session 13: Water Politics
  • Water institutions in the Awash basin of Ethiopia: developments, changes, and discontinuities, Reta Hailu, Degefa Tolossa and Getnet Alemu (Addis Ababa, ET)

  • 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, Bianca Vienni (Montevideo, UY and Lüneburg, DE)

  • Shaping Transdisciplinary Research in Water Management Paved the Pathways to Poverty Reduction, Dorothea Agnes Rampisela (Makassar, ID and Kyoto, JP)
Session 25: Quality criteria
  • What is successful transdisciplinary case study research?, Silvia Tobias, Maarit Ströbele and Tobias Buser (Bern, CH)

  • Transdisciplinary Development of Quality Criteria for Transdisciplinary Research, Rico Defila and Antonietta Di Giulio (Basel, CH)

  • Success of Transdisciplinary Research for Sustainable Land Use ? Individual Perceptions and Assessments, Jana Zscheischler, Sebastian Rogga and Thomas Weith (Leibniz, Berlin and Postdam, DE)
Double Session 29 (part I): Framework for thinking about research and institutional conditions for interdisciplinary (ID) and transdisciplinary (TD) research, teaching, and learning in higher education. Bianca Vienni and Julie Thompson Klein (Lüneburg, DE and 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: Problems in TD
  • 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
  • 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)

  • Scientific and Social Interculturality: from Monodisciplinarity to Transdisciplinarity, Frédéric Darbellay and Zoe Moody (Geneva, CH)

  • Bhabha's Difference and Freire's Praxis - A transdisciplinary Boundary Concept, Vera Rosamaria Brandner (Lüneburg, DE and Wien, AT)
Session 3: Making implicit heterogeneities visible
  • 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 and Andrzej Ceglarz (Zurich, CH and Postdam, 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
  • 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, Brigit Obrist, Jakob Zinsstag, Danilo Álvarez, John McCracken and Celia Cordón (Guatemala City, GT and Basel, CH)

  • 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
  • Challenges in multicultural teamwork-students' experiences and perceptions, KPJ Fortuin, D. Brinkman, R. Lie, A. Pap and V. Popov (Wageningen, NL and San Diego, US)
  • Global Classroom, Guido Caniglia (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 (ID) and transdisciplinary (TD) research, teaching, and learning in higher education. Bianca Vienni and Julie Thompson Klein (Lüneburg, DE and 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)

16:00 - 17:45 PLENARY SESSION

PANEL ON RESEARCH INTEGRATION AND IMPLEMENTATION - COMMONALITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DIVERSE COMMUNITIES
with:
  • Gerald Midgley, University of Hull, Great Britain (Systems Thinking)
  • Kara Hall, National Cancer Institute, USA (Science of Team Science)
  • Danilo Romeu Streck, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil (Participatory Action Research)
Discussants:
  • Roderick Lawrence, td-net Advisory Board and University of Geneva, Switzerland (Transdisciplinarity)
  • Ulli Vilsmaier, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany (Transdisciplinarity)
Coordination & Moderation: Gabriele Bammer, Australian National University, Australia and National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, USA (Integration and Implementation Sciences I2S)
 
19:00 - 22:00 CONFERENCE DINNER AND OPEN STAGE


THURSDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2017



09:15 - 11:00 PLENARY SESSION

PANEL ON TEACHING AND LEARNING IN TRANSDISCIPLINARY ENVIRONMENTS: PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION FOR NAVIGATING BETWEEN DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTS Abstract
with:
  • Marcel Bursztyn, University of Brasilia, BR
  • Dena Fam, University of Technology Sydney, AU
  • Daniel J. Lang, Leuphana University, DE
  • Esther Meyer, Leuphana University, DE
  • Christian Pohl, ETH Zürich, CH
Coordination & Moderation: Machiel Keestra, Assiciation of Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS) and University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
11:30 - 13:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session 12: Enhance, transfer, transcend. Challenges for the future of TD research
  • 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 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
  • Determinants of Researchers? Roles in Real-World Laboratories: The Case of Wuppertal, Michael Rose and Annaliesa Hilger (Wuppertal, DE)

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

  • The role of scientific research in guiding an island's sustainability transition, Panos Petridis (Vienna, AU)
Session 22: Quality and effects of transdisciplinary research. Reflections on transdisciplinary graduate programs
  • 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, 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, Alexandra Lux, Martina Schäfer (Frankfurt and Berlin, DE)

  • Solution Readiness Levels: Measuring Impact of Innovation Groups for Sustainable Land Management, Christian Eismann, 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, Matthias Bergmann, Daniel J. Lang (Frankfurt, Berlin, Lüneburg, DE)
Double Session 32 (part I): Transdisciplinarity between Ideality and Reality - A theoretical framework for the dynamics of multiperspectivism, Stefan Emmenegger, Adji Dieye, Laura Bohnenblust, Gaudenz Welti (Bern, CH and Milano, IT)
  • It’s about asking the wrong questions, Gaudenz Welti (Bern, CH)

  • Dynamics and Multiperspectivism – A case study on the potentials and limits of transdisciplinary discourse, 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?  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 (DE)

  • Transdisciplinary Sustainability Studies between Deliberation and Technocracy - Mapping of a Bipolar Field, Jeremias Herberg (Lüneburg, DE)
Session 34: Advancing TD research in Africa through LIRA 2030 Africa
  • Katsia Paulavets, Science Officer, ICSU

  • Vivi Stavrou, Senior Executive Manager, ISSC

  • Kouamé Parfait Koffi, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Côte d’Ivoire, Project Title : Mitigating Risks to Flood-related Waterborne Diseases in Abidjan and Kampala

  • Ng’weina Francis Magitta University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Project Title: 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

14:00 - 15:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Session 4: Evaluation of Case Studies and Research Programs
  • 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 processes 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)

  • Assessing process quality and product quality in transdisciplinary research projects – an evaluation concept for a self-reflection and learning process in transdisciplinary research consortia, Lukas Wortmann, Bettina König and Anett Kuntosch (Berlin, DE)
Session 8: Dealing with Cultural Difference
  • 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 Rudea (Freiburg, DE), Florin Pacurar (Cluj-Napoca, RO) and Albert Reif (Freiburg, DE)

  • Taking account of interculturality. Reflexions from the experiences of a dialog of wisdoms among indigeneous, afrocolombian and peasant population in Medellin, Colombia, Vladimir Betancur Arias (Medellin, CO), Indira Isabel Jiménez Inchima (Medellin, CO) and Willington Ortiz (Lüneburg, DE)

  • Indigenous (Māori) transdisciplinarity, Anthony O. Cole me ōna Tūpuna (Palmerston North, NZ)
Session 9: Social Dependencies in Transformative Transdisciplinary Research
  • 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 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), Irene Iniesta-Arandia (Madrid, ES), Francis Turkelboom (Brussels, BE), Bruno Locatelli (Montpellier, FR), Albert Nostrom (Stockholm, SE) and Garry Peterson (Stockholm, SE)
Session 10: TD in Urban Public Space
  • The research of categories of analysis between social innovation and pedagogy. The case of Cabanyal, Donatella Donato (Bolzano, IT)

  • Parasites as landmarks: sound and object design in public spaces, Marcelo Tramontano, Luciana Roça, Gabriele Landim, Diego Digiandomenico and Anja Pratschke (Sao Paulo, BR)

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

  • 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)
Session 19:  Brokering beyond Education
  • 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, Pieter J. Beers and Martin Mulder (Wageningen, Rotterdam, NL)

  • Conceptualizing Transdisciplinary Cooperation in Teacher Education, Robin Straub (Lüneburg, DE)
Double Session 32 (part II): Transdisciplinarity between Ideality and Reality - A theoretical framework for the dynamics of multiperspectivism, Stefan Emmenegger, Adji Dieye, Laura Bohnenblust, Gaudenz Welti (Bern, CH and Milano, IT)
  • It’s about asking the wrong questions, Gaudenz Welti (Bern, CH)

  • Dynamics and Multiperspectivism – A case study on the potentials and limits of transdisciplinary discourse, 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, 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

OPEN PANEL: WHAT IS GAINING IMPORTANCE FOR ME DURING THE ITD CONFERENCE 2017

Moderation: Bianca Vienni, Universidad de la República, Uruguay and Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany

CONFERENCE OBSERVATIONS

Juan-Carlos Ruíz, Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

Julie Thompson Klein, Wayne State University, USA
Voices from the Co-conferences (tbd)

THOUGHTS FROM THE CONFERENCE ORGANISERS

Tobias Buser, Network for Transdisciplinary Research, Switzerland
Bianca Vienni, Universidad de la República, Uruguay and Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
Ulli Vilsmaier, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
 
18:00 - 19:30 NETWORK MEETINGS

BUILDING ALLIANCES BEYOND TRANSDISCIPLINARITY, Gabriele Bammer (Sydney, AU) – open to all conference participants
 


FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2017



09:15 - 17:00
 
SPECIAL MEETING
  • Leuphana-KLASICA Workshop: Fostering Collective Behaviour Change Toward Sustainable Futures – Models, Narratives and Experiments, Ilan Chabay and Daniel J. Lang, (Potsdam and Lüneburg, DE) (tbc) open to all conference participants Abstract
09:15 - 13:00 EXCURSIONS
  • Traditional orchard restoration and permaculture gardens as a form of restoration for sustainability: transdisciplinary collaborations of sustainability students at Leuphana, Vicky Temperton, Olaf Anderson,  N.N. (students) (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract

  • Exploring Leuphana's University and Study Models, representatives of schools and faculties
09:15 - 11:00 TRAINING WORKSHOP
  • Co-creation in transdisciplinary processes – a designerly approach (part I), Daniela Peukert (Lüneburg, DE) and Jana Thierfelder (Zurich, CH) Abstract

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

  • How could actors from practice and society evaluate applied and transdisciplinary research? (part I), Birge Wolf, Thorsten Michaelis (Kassel, DE) Abstract

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

  • Meaningful co-creation in inter- and transdisciplinary research – experimenting with Dragon Dreaming Project Design (part II), Antje Disterheft and Sandra Caeiro (Lisbon, PT) Abstract
WORKSHOPS
  • Embodying Positionality in Transdisciplinary Research, Rebecca Freeth (Lüneburg, DE) Abstract

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

  • How could actors from practice and society evaluate applied and transdisciplinary research? (part II), Birge Wolf, Thorsten Michaelis (Kassel, DE) Abstract

 
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