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Past Answers to Current Concerns: Risk Management and Historical Theory

October 13, 2020 · 1:30 pm EDT · via Zoom

Climate Change and History Research Initiative; Program in Medieval Studies

The Climate Change and History Research Initiative, in partnership with the Environmental History Lab of the Program in Medieval Studies, and with the support of the Humanities Council, launches a new series of six online seminars entitled “Past Answers to Current Concerns: Approaches to Understanding Historical Societal Resilience.”

The presentations are open to the public. Each set of papers will be followed by a Q & A session of 30 minutes, after which the public section will close and a specialist project team discussion will follow.

Seminar 2

Participatory Pasts and Fuzzy Futures: Tools to View History as a System
Luke Kemp (Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, U Cambridge)

UNESCO’s Principles for Sustainability Science as Guidelines for Formulating Qualitative Scenario Storylines (QSS) and Collaborative Conceptual Modeling (CCM)
Steven Hartman (University of Iceland)

Register here for Seminar 2

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