We invited more than 20 students and young researchers from different disciplines to Kathmandu, Nepal and took a deep dive into the methods and concepts of transdisciplinary research. Here, participants share their experinces.
It has been claimed that the Anthropocene heralds a new geological epoch in which human society is acknowledged as having become the greatest force shaping planet earth. Although its recognition as a new age in geological history remains provisional, the idea of the Anthropocene has already captured the public imagination and that of scientists, social scientists and humanities scholars, who have initiated a variety of new projects, agendas and critiques on the subject.
This annual conference theme aims to bring all areas of the discipline to the table, including the physical geography and climate science communities, to explore the rich array of geographical work relating to this powerful idea and its consequences.
The WISIONS presentation “Facilitating Knowledge Exchange Between Practitioners in the Global South – a Pathway to Achieving Fairness and Social Justice for Rural Communities?” is part of the session “Fairness and Social Justice for Rural Communities” on Wednesday 2nd September. The WISIONS team will also be chairing the session “What are Appropriate Delivery Models for Sustainable Energy Access in the Developing World?” on Friday 4th September.