Sustainable Development of human society within the frame of planet Earth
Date: September 26 to October 4, 2015
Venue: Internationales Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg (IWH)
Twenty-two outstanding doctoral students from selected universities in Asia, Europe and Latin America will be invited to participate in the Santander International Summer School „ARISING AWARENESS“. The speakers are scientists from Universität Heidelberg as well as renowned experts from other Asian, European and Latin American universities.
The aim of the Summer School is to open the mind of the participants for the differences in sustainable development of human societies related to the cultural identities within the frame of Earth resources and processes. The focus is to understand the Earth resources and processes, the cultural identities, and the specialties in Economics, Law, Politics, and Social actions between Asia, Europe and Latin America. Therefore, the Summer School will introduce the cultural identities and views, the Earth resources and processes (Paleoclimate/Climate change, Biodiversity, Energy, Minerals, Water, Oceans) and present the sustainable development in human societies (Agriculture, Forestry, Megacities). The scientific coordinators are Prof. Dr. Ulrich A. Glasmacher (Institute of Earth Sciences and Heidelberg Center for the Environment, Universität Heidelberg) and Prof. Dr. Peter C. Hackspacher (Instituto de Estudos Avançados do Mar and Instituto de Geociências e Ciências Exatas Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil).