Come and join us on Monday, 6th March, for a seminar by Professor Karen O’Brien. Karen will be presenting on Adaptation through Transformation: Expanding the discourse on climate change responses. No RSVP required, all are welcome.
- Date: Monday 6th March 2017
- Seminar time: 12pm – 1pm
- Place: Building W6A, Room 107 Macquarie University
Karen O’Brien is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Human Geography at the University of Oslo. Her research explores the human and social dimensions of global environmental change, including the relationship between individual and collective change. Her current research project, ‘AdaptationCONNECTS,’ focuses on the relationship between climate change adaptation and transformations to sustainability, with an emphasis on collaboration, creativity, flexibility and empowerment. She has written and edited numerous books and papers on climate change and its implications for human security, has participated in four IPCC reports and is engaged with the Future Earth global change research program.
She is the co-founder of cCHANGE (www.cCHANGE.no), an initiative to promote new perspectives on transformation in a changing climate.