Since 2015, ISOE has continuously participated in the citizens' university with its own events. But in the current summer semester it will for the first time not be possible to invite citizens to a seminar due to the Corona pandemic. The Institute has therefore decided to hold the event online. Interested participants are welcome to register for this webinar, by Tuesday, 19 May 2020.
The webinar starts with a joint presentation by ISOE scientists Robert Lütkemeier and Stefan Liehr. The two water experts will address the debate on the anthropocene and will show man’s influence on the natural water cycle using the example of national and international research projects.
Insights into the science of social hydrology
The ISOE researchers also provide insights into "social hydrology", which sees the natural water cycle as a system significantly influenced by man. Social hydrology thus has close links to social ecology. Both approaches integrate social processes as important control variables of water resources in their research with both material and symbolic levels being involved.
Following the lecture, the question of how a sustainable use of water resources can look like and what concrete possibilities exist for shaping it, can be jointly discussed. Online participants also have the possibility to ask questions and make suggestions in a parallel chat.
Frankfurt Citizens’ University
Wasser im Anthropozän – Der Einfluss des Menschen auf den Wasserkreislauf
(Water in the Anthropocene – The influence of man on the water cycle)
Speakers: Dr. Robert Lütkemeier and Dr. Stefan Liehr
Date: 20.05.2020, 18:30–19:30
Registration: until 19 May 2020 at www.isoe.de/webinar-wasser-anthropozaen
Event type: Webinar
Hosted by: ISOE – Institute for Social-Ecological Research in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Birgit Blättel-Mink, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Institute for Sociology
The seminar will be held in German.