Inaugural Ceremony

Oct 22, 2018 | events

Inaugural Ceremony

2018. 12. 18. 15:00 – 18:00
Academic Cultural Complex, KAIST

Chung Kunmo Conference Hall

INAUGURAL CEREMONY

Fostering the

Interdisciplinary Studies

of the Anthropocene

The Center for Anthropocene Studies (CAS) is pleased to invite you to its Inaugural Ceremony. The event will take place on December 18, 2018, at the Chung Kunmo Conference Hall, Academic Cultural Complex, KAIST.

Prof. Scott Knowles (Drexel University) will deliver the inaugural lecture, relating the Anthropocene and his famous concept of slow disaster. Dr. Katrin Klingan (Haus der Kulturen der Welt) and Dr. Christoph Rosol (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science) will share with us the valuable insights from their pioneering projects on the Anthropocene. The Center’s founding director, Prof. Buhm Soon Park, will elaborate on the Center’s scope and current agendas.

A reception will follow at the Sky Lounge, in front of the main venue. Please join us to celebrate the birth of a significant node in Anthropocene studies!

INAUGURAL Lectures

Speakers

Scott Knowles

Scott Knowles

Drexel University

Prof. Knowles focuses on risk and disaster, with particular interests in modern cities, technology, and public policy. His most recent book is “The Disaster Experts: Mastering Risk in Modern America” (UPenn Press, 2011), and he is a series co-editor of “Critical Studies in Risk and Disaster” (UPenn Press, launch 2014). Presently he is also a faculty research fellow of the Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware. Since 2011, he has been a member of the Fukushima Forum collaborative research community, with which he is currently co-authoring an edited volume on the Fukushima disasters.

Buhm Soon Park

Buhm Soon Park

KAIST

Katrin Klingan

Katrin Klingan

Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Christoph Rosol

Christoph Rosol

Max Planck Institute

DIRECTIONs

Venue

Academic Cultural Complex (E9)

Academic and Cultural Complex (E9)

Daejeon, KAIST

Chung Kunmo Conference Hall

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