Thematics Talk Together - Sustainability 5.10.2022

Hosted by Biodiversity and Sustainability

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The first event of the Thematics Talk Together -seminar series will be organized on Wednesday 5 October at 14.15–16.00 at the Säästöpankki -lecture hall, Main building.

The first seminar is hosted by Biodiversity and sustainability -strategic profile. The theme of the first seminar will be Complex biodiversity and sustainability. 


Professor Ilari Sääksjärvi will open the seminar.

The speakers and their topics are: 

  • Environmental crisis cannot be solved without humanistic research, Adjunct Professor Otto Latva (Cultural Production and Landscape Studies)
  • Mapping diverse values of nature, Associate Professor Nora Fagerholm (Geography)
  • How to promote public awareness of biodiversity?, Project Researcher Henna Rouhiainen (Biodiversity Unit of the University of Turku)
  • Empowering sustainable small-scale fishery and aquaculture, Postdoctoral Researcher Ayu Pratiwi (Economic Geography)
  • Moderator of the seminar: adjunct professor Juulia Räikkönen (Biodiversity Unit of the University of Turku)

>> registration by Monday 3 October (Coffee will be served)

Event organisers:

Biodiversity and sustainability -strategic profile focuses on biodiversity crisis, climate change and securing sustainable food production, which are humanity’s most significant challenges. With research and research-based education on biodiversity, climate change, bioenergy, circular economy and multispecies ethics, we can create prerequisites for a sustainable future and innovations.