Photo Seminar



Im Senckenberg BiK-F-Seminar werden monatlich für Senckenberg BiK-F relevante Themen externer Gäste vorgestellt und diskutiert.

Zeit: Donnerstags, 11 - 12 Uhr
Ort: BiK-F-Gebäude, Georg-Voigt-Straße 14-16,  Raum 1.15 (Wallace)

Nächste Themen im Wintersemester 2016:

Montag (!) 5. Dezember  2016

Prof. Dr. David J. Currie, University of Ottawa
The curiously unsettled matter of why so many more species coexist in some places than in others
Species are distributed very unequally over the Earth. The question of why species richness gradients exist has great implications for predicting how species will respond to climate change and habitat conversion. Yet the drivers of richness gradients are contentious, not least because: 1) "the latitudinal gradient" refers to so many different things, and 2) hypotheses about them are rarely actually tested. I will present some simple models, which, I hope, may lead to a continental model of biogeography, analogous to MacArthur & Wilson's island model

[This seminar takes place in Lecture Hall (“Hörsaal”)]

Dr. David J. Currie is a full professor at the Department of Biology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Currently he works at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Halle-Jena-Leipzig as part of his sabbatical. His current research focuses on ‘Big Picture Ecology: The Patterns of Ecosystem Structure and Function’.

19. Januar 2017

Prof. Armin Grunwald, Institute for Technology Assessment and systems analysis (ITAS), University of Karlsruhe
The Future Earth Program – Motivation, Design, Status, and Perspectives
The Future Earth program is the successor of the former research programs on Global Change (IHDP, IGDP, BIODIVERSITAS). Its mission is to bundle research in order to provide solutions to sustainability problems. Key notions of its design are co-design of the research agenda and co-production of knowledge by involving stakeholders. The presentation gives an overview of the basic rationales behind Future Earth, introduces its governance and explains the status reached so far.

Armin Grunwald, Professor, received his PhD 1987 at Cologne University in Physics. He has been director of the Institute for Technology Assessment and systems analysis (ITAS) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) since 1999, director of the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag (TAB) since 2002 and full professor of philosophy at KIT since 2007. His working areas include technology assessment, ethics of technology, and sustainable development.

09. Februar 2017

Jun. Prof. Dr. Berta Martina-Lopez, Leuphana University of Lüneburg 
Beyond dualism in biodiversity conservation: recognizing the diversity of values, institutions and knowledge systems
Conservation biology has evolved on the basis of how relationships between people and nature are framed, moving from safeguarding species toward an integrated perspective social-ecological systems. Under the social-ecological systems framework, three conservation challenges emerge that are related with the acknowledgement of the diversity of (1) biodiversity values, (2) institutions, and (3) knowledge systems. The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) allows to further explore this framing as it acknowledges the principles of value-pluralism and diversity of knowledge systems.

Berta Martín-López (PhD) is junior professor at the Institute of Ethics and Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research in Leuphana University of Lüneburg (Germany). Her research interests focus on analyzing the dynamics of social-ecological systems with a particular interest in the ecological, social and economic components of ecosystem service science. She is member of the Scientific Steering Committees of Future Earth Programs: ecoSERVICES and the Programme for Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS).

Übersicht alle Seminare Herbst/ Winter 2016/ 2017 [Download PDF]

Themen der vorherigen Semester:

Übersicht alle Seminare Frühjahr/ Sommer 2016 [Download PDF]

Übersicht alle Seminare Herbst/ Winter 2015/2016 [Download PDF]

Übersicht alle Seminare Frühjahr/ Sommer 2015 [Download PDF]

Übersicht alle Seminare Herbst/Winter Sommer 2014/2015 [Download PDF]

Übersicht alle Seminare Frühjahr/ Sommer 2014 [Download PDF]

Übersicht alle Seminare Herbst/ Winter 2013 / 2014 [Download PDF]

Übersicht alle Seminare Herbst/ Winter 2014/2015 [Download PDF]

Übersicht alle Seminare Frühjahr / Sommer 2013 [Download PDF]

Übersicht alle Seminare Herbst / Winter 2012 / 2013 [Download PDF]

Übersicht alle Seminare Frühjahr / Sommer 2012 (Download PDF)

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