Anthropocene Seminar, Climate Change and Social Sciences in Brazil
On March 30 and 31, 2023, OIMC promotes, with support from the Research Support Foundation of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ), the Institute of Social and Political Studies (IESP-UERJ) and the City Hall of Rio de Janeiro, the Anthropocene Climate Change and Social Sciences in Brazil Conference. Held at the City Palace of Rio de Janeiro and at the Olavo Brasil Room of IESP-UERJ, the event seeks to translate the climate issue into research agendas for the Social Sciences, bringing together more than 20 internationally renowned researchers, including Brazilian and foreign specialists, to present the diversity of challenges and strategies needed to deal with the phenomenon, in five panels scheduled for both days.
OIMC Coordinator presents lectures at European Institutes
In February, Prof. Carlos R. S. Milani gave a lecture on “Anthropocene, Climate Change and International Relations”, at the Faculty of Political Science and Sociology of the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain) and participated in the seminar “Climate Change and Social Sciences” at the Institute of Latin American Studies of the Freie Universität in Berlin (Germany). Both presentations are part of the preparation of a book on the subject, expected to be released in 2024.
International Conference "Climate Change & Social Sciences"
In February 2023, OIMC, Food for Justice and the Universidade de Heldelberg (Germany) will host the international conference Climate Change & Social Sciences at the Institute for Latin American Studies of the Freie Universität in Berlin (FU Berlin). Co-organised by Prof. José Maurício Domingues, researcher of our strategic core, and with the presence of our coordinator Prof. Carlos R. S. Milani, the conference is part of the international partnership between IESP-UERJ and FU-Berlin.
Second Webinar Series of the Observatory
In 2022, the OIMC will hold its Second Cycle of Webinars. The new Cycle seeks to offer, in the form of a UERJ extension course, debates on new themes of the environmental agenda and to incorporate specialists from academy and civil society.
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First Webinar Series of the Observatory
This series, carried out by the Interdisciplinary Observatory on Climate Change (OIMC) aims to present and discuss this important and urgent socio-environmental agenda for the renewal of development models and the promotion of a broader ecological awareness.