Utrecht City Center (precise location TBA)
Type of activity
Primary target group
If places available, also open to
February 1, 2024
About the topic
This course discusses core concepts, principles, approaches and current theoretical challenges in the field of climate ethics. Various invited lectures will present these topics and introduce their own research, which is discussed in depth by the participants. Topics may include:
- Just transitions and the role of legitimate expectations
- Principles of responsibility and burden-sharing
- Negative emissions technologies
- Sustainable socio-economic systems
- Representation and participation: future generations, Global South, indigenous peoples
- The roles of animals in climate change
- Displacement and climate migration
In addition, special attention will be given on bridging the gap between academia and policy. Students will discuss these issues by engaging with the lecturers, readings, and through interactive discussions. The week ends with a day of student presentations.
Jeroen Hopster and various others; TBA
Key note speakers
Readings, participations, presentation
Last updated on August 28, 2023
Certificate / credit points
(no. of EC is still under approval of the exam commission d.d. September 4, 2023)
The course is free for:
- PhD candidates who are a member of the OZSW or another Research School in the Humanities;
- Research Master students who are a member of the OZSW or another Research School in the Humanities.
- MSc students enrolled in the PSTS master of the University of Twente;
Other participants pay a tuition fee of 300 euro for the course.
Please note that there might be the option to register as a member of the OZSW which would give you free entrance to this and all other OZSW activities. Please check if you are eligible here: https://www.ozsw.nl/membership-2020/
How to apply / register
PhD candidates can register through this registration form
ReMa students and Postdocs can e-mail Fenanda Jacobs firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the waiting list. After February 1, 2024, we will e-mail if there are still spots available.
If registration has been closed because the maximum amount of participants has been reached, you can submit your name to the waiting list by sending an email to email@example.com.
Cancellation and registration policy
Jeroen Hopster, Ass. Prof. Utrecht University (firstname.lastname@example.org)