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Tvättstugan – Learning for Sustainable Development

17–18 December 2018, in Kaisaniemi & Otaniemi


A 2 day hands-on course in Finland for academic and administrative staff of University of Helsinki (UH) and Aalto University. KTH will share their pedagogical knowledge on how the course “LH215V Lärande för hållbar utveckling 4,5 hp”, kth.se/student/kurser/kurs/LH215V, has been implemented. With a peer-to-peer approach we will share best practices on how to integrate sustainability in your respective courses. Come and work towards sustainability in the context of your own course – all disciplines are warmly welcome!


Target group

Academic staff and pedagogical support of respective universities. 

Number of participants

Max 30, 10–15 from both University of Helsinki & Aalto University.

Apply before 19 Nov 2018: https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/92904/lomake.html

  • Short motivational letter to attend the course
  • Your course to be developed 
  • No participation fee

Time, location, programme

  • Mon-Tue, 17–18 December 2018
  • 1 day in UH Kaisaniemi, Helsinki city centre and 1 day in Aalto main campus Otaniemi, Espoo
  • Programme will be published in mid-November


UH HELSUS and Aalto Sustainability Hub are jointly responsible for inviting KTH to Finland and arranging the course, together with UH & Aalto pedagogical support.

Contact persons


Helsinki Environmental Humanities Forum is a relaxed atmosphere event, that combines scientific presentations of environmental humanities projects (broadly interpreted), collegian discussion and networking. Its a good place to meet, talk and collect impulses. The event is open for everybody but requires RSVP. More on the HUH


Autumn 2018 Schedule will be published later


Forum 4.
Presentations by Vesa Matteo Piludu, University of Helsinki, PhD Candidate, Faculty of Humanities and Viktor Pál, University of Helsinki and Next Generation Coordinator of the European Environmental History Association.

Forum 3.
Presentations by Ulrike Plath, Tallinn University, TBA and Julia Tofantšuk Tallinn University, TBA.

Forum 2.
Dr. Paula Schönach, Research Coordinator for the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS), will introduce the brand new institute. Together we’ll explore for various possibilities for cooperation and discuss the role of environmental humanities at HELSUS.

Forum 1.
Organizational meeting