Take part in a webinar on behavioural change and social transformation

Credit: Klasica Alliance
A new webinar will explore the psychological preconditions that underly why some people are resistant to changing their behaviour and other questions. Join the discussion on 30 January.

The Knowledge, Learning, And Societal Change Alliance (KLASICA), a new research effort focusing on behavioural change and societal transformation, is hosting its first webinar. The event will be held on 30 January 2017 at 13:00 UTC. It will feature a 30-minute presentation by Heinz Gutscher, professor emeritus of social psychology at the University of Zurich in Switzerland, followed by a 30-minute discussion. Gutscher is a member of the Science Committee of Future Earth.

According to the event description, “the webinar aims at basic social psychological preconditions for behavior change and societal change.” It will examine:

Why are people normally not enthusiastic about change; what are keys to individual change; the fundamental role of values and how knowledge about values can be used in the change process; how does individual change lead to societal change; what types of change; what are objects of change; what is the role of scientists within change processes; what practical tools of change are available?

KLASICA is hosted by the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany.

For more information about this webinar or to register, contact Angela Borowski.