Guest seminar 15.5. by Prof. Julia Leventon: The ‘Political’ Science of Transformative Change for Sustainability

Professor Julia Leventon will be giving a guest seminar at the HELSUS Hub Lounge on ‘Political’ Science of Transformative Change for Sustainability’. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

What? Guest Seminar by professor Julia Leventon titled ‘Political’ Science of Transformative Change for Sustainability’ 

When? Wednesday 15.5. at 15:30-16:30

Where? At HELSUS Hub Lounge, Porthania room 224, Yliopistonkatu 3

Julia Leventon is a professor in sustainability science, and is the Head of Department of social dimensions of global change, in the Global Change Research Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences. She is an environmental social scientist whose expertise is in societal transformations for sustainability. She has contributed to the Intergovernmental panel for climate change (IPCC) on this topic, and is currently serving as a coordinating lead author to the Transformative Change assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). Julia’s research explores governance processes for transformations, including how democratic decision-making processes can address the scientific imperative of mitigating climate change and biodiversity loss. She is currently leading the Horizon-funded project PLUS Change – Planning Land Use Strategies: Meeting climate, biodiversity and social goals in a Changing world.