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First Sustainability Transition and
Sustainable Peace Workshop
UNAM/CRIM and AFES-PRESS

Towards a Fourth Sustainability Revolution and
Sustainable Peace:

Visions and Strategies for Long Term Transformative Change to
Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

10-13 September 2012, in Yautepec, Morelos, Mexico

 

Programme

Fourth Sustainability Revolution and Sustainable Peace:

Visions and Strategies for Long Term Transformative Change to
Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

Morelos, Mexico, 10 – 13 September 2012

A Joint Workshop of UNAM-CRIM and AFES-PRESS

SummaryZusammenfassung

Monday, 10 September 2012:
9.00-9.30: Opening Session

Prof. Dr. Margarita Velázquez Gutiérrez, Director of CRIM-UNAM
Brief introduction of the speakers and of their interest in the workshop theme


9.30-10.30: First Session: Introduction: Goals and Concepts
1)

Prof. Dr. Úrsula Oswald Spring, Research Professor, UNAM CRIM, Cuernavaca, Mexico, Lead author of the IPCC: Goals of the workshop

2)

PD Dr. Hans Günter Brauch, Free University of Berlin and AFES-PRESS, Mosbach, Germany: The Climate Paradox: Policy Declarations and Lack of Implementation: The Political Context for the Fourth Sustainability Revolution

 

11.00-13.30 Second Session: After Rio+20 (June 2012): Sustainable Transition and Sustainable Peace
3)

Prof. Dr. Úrsula Oswald Spring: After Rio+20: Scientific Concepts and Policy Context for Sustainable Development and Sustainable Peace: Two Contested Scientific Concepts and Policy Goals

4)

PD Dr. Hans Günter Brauch, Free University of Berlin and AFES-PRESS, Mosbach, Germany: Seven Dimensions of ‘Sustainability Transition’: Temporal, Spatial, Scientific, Societal, Economic, Political and Cultural

This paper has been accepted after peer review by the Special English issue of Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional - Brazilian Journal of International Politics on Global Climate Governance and Transition to a Low Carbon Economy, November 2012 that is coedited by Eduardo Viola, Full Professor of the Institute of International Relations of the University of Brasília, and Prof. Antônio Carlos Lessa, Editor, Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional - Brazilian Journal of International Politics and Associate Professor - Institute of International Relations - University of Brasília

 

16.00-19.00 Third Session: Theoretical Approach: Transitions to Sustainable Development: New Directions in the Study of Long Term Transformative Change
5)

Prof. Dr. John Grin, Amsterdam University, Co-chairman of the Dutch Knowledge Network of Systems Innovation and Deputy Chairman, AFES-PRESS: Theories of Transitions to Sustainable Development: Approach of the Dutch Knowledge network of Systems Innovation (Skype presentation)

   
Tuesday, 11 September 2012:
Research on Transitions to Sustainable Development: State of the Art


9.00-11.00: Fourth Session: Changes in Worldview
6)

Prof. Dr. Karen O’Brien, University of Oslo: Sustainability Transition: Change of the Scientific Worldview? (Skype presentation)

7)

Steffen Bauer, German Development Institute and former scientific assistant of the German Advisory Council on Global Change: A social Contract for Sustainability (Skype presentation)


11.15-12.15: Fifth Session: Changes in Mindset
8)

Prof. Dr. Simon Dalby, CIGI chair in the political economy of climate change at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Persistence and Transformation of Mindsets: The Canadian Case (Skype presentation)


12.30-14.00 Sixth Session: Changes in Culture
9)

Prof. Dr. Lourdes Arizpe Schlosser, UNAM/CRIM, Cuernavaca, Mexico: Material and Immaterial Cultural Transformation


16.00-17.30 Seventh Session: Changes in Governance
10)

Prof. Dr. Roeland J. in ‘t Veld, Open University of the Netherlands and Tilburg University, Tilburg. The Netherlands: A Fundamental Change in Governance: Transgovernance: The Quest for Governance of Sustainable Development: Perspective of the Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies, Potsdam


18.00-20.00 Eighth Session: Sustainability Transitions: Perspectives from Systems Theory and Complexity Research
11)

Prof. Dr. Czeslaw Mesjasz, Cracow Economic University: Interpretations of Sustaina-bility: A Few Lessons from Modern Systems Thinking

12)

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Scheffran, Hamburg University, Department of Geography, Excellence Cluster on Climate Research: Cascades and Transitions in Human-Environment Interactions

   

Wednesday, 12 September 2012:
Impacts of Strategies and Cases of Sustainable Transitions for
Sustainable Development for Sustainable Peace


8.30-11.00: Ninth Session: Bottom-up Approaches
13)

Dr. Karlson Hargroves, Research Fellow/Project Director, The Natural Edge Project, University of Adelaide and Curtin University, Australia: Factor Five: Transforming the Global Economy through 80 % Improvements in Resource Productivity (Skype Presentation)

14)

Prof. Dr. John Grin, Amsterdam University, Co-chairman of the Dutch Knowledge Network of Systems Innovation and Deputy Chairman, AFES-PRESS: Bottom-Up: Parkstad Limburg as a test of Theory on Transitions Dual track governance of transitions: an agency perspective. Lessons from cases on health and agriculture in the Netherlands (Skype presentation)


11.15-12.45: Tenth Session: Bottom-up Approaches
15)

Dr. Serena Eréndira Serrano Oswald, Postdoctoral Fellow, UNAM CRIM: Local transitions in Oaxaca seen from Social Representations Theory

  • Abstract
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  • Podcast
    • speech
    • discussion
16)

Prof. Dr. Úrsula Oswald Spring, Research Professor, UNAM CRIM, Cuernavaca, Mexico, Lead author of the IPCC, UNAM CRIM: Sustainability Transition in a River Basin in Mexico


12.45-13.30: Eleventh Session: Top Down Approaches on Sustainability Transitions: Energy and Resource Productivity
17)

PD Dr. Hans Günter Brauch, Free University of Berlin: From DESERTEC to NAFSOLTEC: Macro Projects for a transition towards renewable energies in Europe, the MENA Region and in North America


16.30-19.00 Twelfth Final Session: Roundtable Discussions on Visions and Strategies for a Fourth Sustainability Revolution moderated by Prof. Dr. Margarita Velázquez Gutierréz, Director, UNAM/CRIM
18)

Dr. Ursula Oswald Spring and Dr. Serena Eréndira Serrano Oswald: Results of the Workshop

19)

Part A: Prof. Dr. Lourdes Arizpe Schlosser, Prof. Dr. Roeland J. in 't Veld: Impacts of Visions and Strategies of Business-as-usual and of Sustainability Transitions for Sustainable Peace: Need for Changing Worldviews, Mindsets, Culture and Governance

20)

Part B: Prof. Dr. Czeslaw Mesjasz, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Scheffran, PD Dr. Hans Günter Brauch: Impact Research on the Linkages between Transformations towards Sustainability and Sustainable Peace at the local, regional and global levels


Thursday, 13 September 2012: Excursion
Thursday, 13 September 2012: Full Day Excursion to the Yautepec River Basin Translator: Dr. Serena Erendira Serrano Oswald, UNAM/CRIM (Cuernavaca, Mexico City)
9.00- 10.30: Travel with small buses to the indigenous village Hueyapan (3500 metres) below the Volcano Popocatepetl
10.30-12.00: Visits of local small scale water management and fields of indigenous
12.00-13.00: Travel from Hueyapan to the water falls of el Salto
13.00-14.00: Lunch below the el Salto in the Parque de los Venados
14.00-15.00: Travel to the archaeological site of Chalcatzingo
15.00-17.00: Guided tour of the museum and the archaeological site of Chalcatzingo
17.00-18.00: Travel from Chalcatzingo a Yautepec
18.00-20.00: The Yautepec River Basin: A local project for a sustainable transition:
a) Ariana Estrada. Ph.D candidate, CIDHEM, Cuernavaca
b) Dr. Aime Uranga, post doctoral fellow, UNAM/CRIM
c) Fernando Bahena, member of the Yautepec River Basin Council

Friday, 14 September 2012: Historical Excursion to Xochicalco
9:00-11:00: Travel with a small bus by UNAM CRIM from Yautepec to the archaeological site of Xochicalco in Morelos
11.00-14:00 Guided tour of the archaeological site and of the museum of Xochicalco Translator: Dr. Serena Erendira Serrano Oswald, UNAM/CRIM (Cuernavaca, Mexico City)
14:00-16:00: Travel with a small bus from Xochicalco to Yautepec

Saturday, 15 September 2012: Departure to the Airport in Mexico City
9:30-10:30: Travel with a small bus by UNAM CRIM from Yautepec to Cuernavaca
10:30-13:30: Tour of the historical centre of Cuernavaca by Prof. Dr. Ursula Oswald Spring
13:30-15:00: Lunch at the Zocalo of Cuernavaca

Excursions before the start of the Workshop for European Participants starting in Yautepec
Saturday, 8 September:
Arrival of speakers Visit of the magical village of Tlayacapan, Ex-convent of San Juan Bautista, of Oaxtepec and of the Ex-hacienda of Cocoyoc
Sunday, 9 September:
Arrival of speakers Visit of the magical village of Tepoztlán
Guide of both tours: Prof. Dr. Úrsula Oswald Spring (UNAM/CRIM)
 

The Workshop is Sponsored by the
German Foundation on Peace Research (DSF) and
UNAM/CRIM, Cuernavaca, Mor., Mexico

DSF Unam crim