Mi 5.12.18

Shifting the Focus from the Super Poor to the Super-Rich

ACUD STUDIO 18h → Talk

Join us for an open discussion about climate change and economic inequality’s relationship with Dr. Ilona M. Otto [PIK], Nika Dubrovsky and Lea Irmisch.

The research conducted by PIK [Postdam Institute for Climate Impact Research] shows how climate change are related to the economic inequality in our society. The talk and the discussion would be held in a framework of a project A4kids Lab "What is wealth?". Together with the children involved in the "Koruna"/A4Kids Lab project, social workers, artists, and anybody who wish to participate, we will attempt, not to find answers, but to ask questions.


Ilona M. Otto
... is a senior researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). She also holds the EarthDoc position within the Earth League Network and she is a member of the COPAN - Co-evolutionary Pathways Research Group at PIK. In her work Ilona analyses social-ecological systems, especially in the context of multi-level governance of natural resources, adaptation to climate change, and sustainability transformation. She is interested in combining various data bases, research methods, and stakeholders’ knowledge in investigating problems related to global environment changes, development, adaptation and sustainability.

Nika Dubrovsky
Her artistic practice evolved from visual arts, journalism, internet culture and publishing. After an artistic career in Israel in the early Nineties, Dubrovsky was among the pioneers in Russia’s new media start-up scene and specialized in social media and open source culture. Her critical position on educational regimes led to the development and publishing of doodle books for children. Her current project Anthropology For Kids aims at creating a publication series with a participatory approach. Reframing crucial aspects of human life family, money, migration, privacy, and alike Anthropology For Kids seeks to deconstruct conditioned notions of how we (should) live, demonstrating the diversity of perspectives and possibilities that exist in different cultures. Nika Dubrovsky was born in Leningrad / St. Petersburg. She currently lives and works in Berlin.

Lea Irmisch
Project Curator

Admission: FREE

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