In the context of the GreenVETers project, Web2Learn organises a webinar on environmental citizen sensing and its contribution to social participation and deliberative democracy practices through art and new technologies. December 6, 2022, 11h CET.In the climate emergency context, the increase in environmental citizen sensing projects is deemed crucial in enhancing citizen engagement and collective climate action. But how is environmental citizen sensing influencing social participation and citizen deliberation practices in communities? What is the role of artistic expression and technology in citizen sensing actions?
Our webinar is a follow-up event of the open access release of the GreenVETers Guide on “Citizen Engagement and Deliberative Democracy for Climate Action in Vocational Education and Training (VET)”, available here.
Speakers of the webinar
- Anna Berti Suman, Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow at the European Commission Joint Research Centre, and principal researcher of the project ‘Sensing for Justice’ (SensJus).
- Sofia Greaves, post-doc researcher at the Postgrowth Innovation Lab.
- Stefania Oikonomou, Political Scientist, Web2Learn.
Moderator: Katerina Zourou
Who is it for?
Have you ever wondered how environmental citizen sensing can become a means for more social participation and better democratic institutions? Or the role of art and technology to bring closer people coming from different socio-cultural backgrounds? This webinar is open to amateurs and experts interested in further exploring the above-mentioned topics. You don’t have to be an expert in the field or a specialised researcher in citizen sensing to follow our webinar. Everyone is welcome to join!
What is the GreenVETers project?
The Erasmus+ project, GreenVETers (Embedding ‘citizen deliberation’ and ‘deliberative democracy’ for sustainable development into the official VET curricula), aims to to provide training and resources to VET trainers regarding the principles of Citizen Deliberation and Deliberative Democracy and to introduce these resources in official VET curricula.
|This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This announcement reflects views only of authors, Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of information contained therein.|