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Wed 15 Jul, '20
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GSD taster session

Join us for a fun and interactive taster session on sustainable transport, linked to our first-year core module Global Sustainable Development Project. During this session you'll get a feel for the teaching style in the Global Sustainable Development Department at Warwick.

This session is part of our programme of events for the University's virtual Open Weeks.

Wed 15 Jul, '20
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GSD podcast discussion: Apocalypse, Now?

A live discussion based on our apocalypse podcast episode. Dr Leon Sealey-Huggins, Assistant Professor in Global Sustainable Development, will be joined by one of our current students to talk about how interdisciplinary approaches can help to design solutions in the event of a partial, or total, collapse of global civilisation. This discussion will be linked to our optional module, Surviving the Apocalypse.

You’ll be encouraged to join the conversation by asking questions such as:

  • Why are we fascinated by apocalyptic narratives?
  • What does COVID-19 mean for our understanding of apocalypse and survival?

To get the most out of this session, we strongly encourage you to listen to the podcast episode beforehand.

This session is part of our programme of events for the University's virtual Open Weeks.

Wed 15 Jul, '20
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GSD live chat with staff and students

This drop-in live chat with the Global Sustainable Development (GSD) Department is a chance for you to come along, ask any of your questions, and find out more about GSD at Warwick. During this session you’ll be able to speak to our academic and support staff in GSD including:

You’ll also hear from our current students about our courses, our Department, and life at Warwick.

You may also like to visit our useful resources page to find out more beforehand.

This session is part of our programme of events for the University's virtual Open Weeks.

Thu 16 Jul, '20
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Liberal Arts taster session
Join us for a fun and interactive taster session to get a feel for our teaching style in the Liberal Arts Department. This session will be led by Dr Kirsten Harris and Dr Bryan Brazeau, Senior Teaching Fellows in the Liberal Arts Department.
This session is part of our programme of events for the University's virtual Open Weeks.
Fri 17 Jul, '20
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GSD podcast discussion: Human rights and social justice in Latin America and the Caribbean

A live discussion based on one of our podcast episodes. Dr Stéphanie Panichelli-Batalla, Head of School and Associate Professor in Global Sustainable Development, will be joined by one of our current students to talk about human rights violations and social justice in the Latin America Region and in the Caribbean. This discussion will be directly linked to our final-year optional module.

You’ll be encouraged to think about and join the conversation by asking questions such as:

  • What are human rights and what is social justice?
  • When did the concept of human rights become a global concern and why?

To get the most out of this session, we strongly encourage you to listen to the podcast episode beforehand.

This session is part of our programme of events for the University's virtual Open Weeks.

Fri 17 Jul, '20
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GSD podcast discussion: Sustainability origins, education and solutions

A live discussion based on our podcast episode on sustainability. Dr Alastair Smith, Senior Teaching Fellow in Global Sustainable Development, will be joined by one of our current students to talk about the origins of the sustainability discourse, tracing its surprising history through to our current understanding of sustainable development.

You’ll be encouraged to join the conversation by asking questions such as:

  • Is sustainability a new idea?
  • What do we mean by education for sustainable development?
  • How can we create a more sustainable world for all?

To get the most out of this session, we strongly encourage you to listen to the podcast episode beforehand.

This session is part of our programme of events for the University's virtual Open Weeks.

Fri 17 Jul, '20
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GSD live chat with staff and students

This drop-in live chat with the Global Sustainable Development (GSD) Department is a chance for you to come along, ask any of your questions, and find out more about GSD at Warwick. During this session you’ll be able to speak to our academic and support staff in GSD including:

You’ll also hear from our current students about our courses, our Department, and life at Warwick.

You may also like to visit our useful resources page to find out more beforehand.

This session is part of our programme of events for the University's virtual Open Weeks.