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Summer School Remote Aperitif Talk Series

When Aug 31, 2020 05:00 PM to
Sep 04, 2020 06:00 PM
Where Virtual - video conference
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Disappointed that Alternet Summer School 2020 was cancelled? Us, too.

While we can't bring you to Peyresq, we have a plan to bring Peyresq to you! From 31 August to 4 September, our Summer School speakers will present a series of aperitif talks open to registered students and anyone interested. The theme for these talks will be: Biodiversity and society: perspectives on science and policy."

Confirmed speakers include: Brooke Wilkerson, Allan Watt, Erik Gomez-Baggethun, Emilie Crouzat, Sander Jacobs, Nicolas Dendoncker, Juliette Young, Sybille van den Hove and Martin Sharman.

  • Virtual talks will take place from 17.00-18.00 CET, 31 August--4 September
  • To register to attend, please send your name and email address to:

Programme of Aperitif Talks

Monday 31st August 17.00 CET

  • Allan Watt – Introduction to the online aperitif talks and the ALTER-Net summer schools
  • Brooke Wilkerson – The ALTER-Net summer school student project

Tuesday 1st September

  • Emilie Crouzat – Thinking transdisciplinary and long-term to address adaptation to climate change: the example of the Sentinel Mountain Pasture Program
  • Erik Gomez-Baggethun – Should we put a price on nature to save it?

Wednesday 2nd September

  • Sander Jacobs – Use your power for good: a plural valuation of nature
  • Nicolas Dendoncker – Do you want to save biodiversity? Save farmers first!

Thursday 3rd September

  • Juliette Young – Conflicts around biodiversity and its conservation: from management to transformation

Friday 4th September

  • Martin Sharman – Biodiversity and society: perspectives on science, policy - and a dash of politics


See you in (virtual) Peyresq!

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