Events

The listings below are for climate-related events across the University of Leeds.

The Priestley International Centre for Climate also runs a monthly interdisciplinary lunchtime seminar series. See Climate Exchange Seminar Series

Biography: Lars Otto Naess is a Research Fellow with the Resource Politics cluster at the Institute for Development Studies, Brighton, UK. He is a social scientist with over 20 years’ experience on climate change, development and agriculture. His current research interests centre on social, political and institutional dimensions of adaptation to climate change, policy processes…
This seminar will be of interest to those interested in climate science, scientific assessments, informing policy, big data, applying social sciences and humanities methodologies to climate challenges, and systematic reviews. Abstract There has been much debate about the assessment process of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Yet two of the most fundamental challenges…

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Join the Priestley International Centre for Climate and the Priestley Society for a special Christmas seminar with the Cultural Institute exploring the intersection of culture and climate change research and to discuss the potential for interdisciplinary projects. The seminar will be followed by a festive buffet and mulled wine in the School foyer. Presenters Kat Austen, international artist and new…
Christian Thierfelder is a Senior Cropping Systems Agronomist specializing in Conservation Agriculture (CA) systems research with CIMMYT. CIMMYT and Christian have established a large network of on-farm and on-station trials for CA across Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This seminar presents a great opportunity to interact with a representative of a major CGIAR affiliated institute with extensive experience of research and…
Sadler Seminar Series 2017-18 – What to eat? Values and food choice Daily food choice is shaped by numerous values. This interdisciplinary seminar series seeks to encourage conversations and collaboration between philosophy, psychology and related disciplines. Seminar 3: Food, Climate Change, Rationing Wändi Bruine de Bruin and Astrid Kause (Centre for Decision Research, LUBS): How consumers…
*THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED BUT YOU CAN JOIN REMOTELY – SEE UPDATE BELOW * ‘The citizens of 2050 are being taught an economic mindset that is rooted in the textbooks of 1950, which in turn are based on the theories of 1850.’ Economics – literally ‘the art of household management’ – could not be…
While the critical canon of 20th century thought contains detailed analyses on the role that technology, capitalism, mass society and so on have for modern existence, the essential role of energy has been in a (relative) blind spot – and this blind spot in itself is one of the most striking characteristics of modernity. A…