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Metochiseminaret 2017

Programme for the Metochi Seminar: Transformation in Response to Climate Change - an Interdisciplinary Dialogue

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​Photo: Knut Bry

Sunday 28.05

Arrival Metochi
Welcome and evening meal

Monday 29.05

  • 08.00-09.00: Breakfast
  • 09.00-10.00: Information about the seminar, Presentation of participants, Information about Metochi
  • 10.15-11.00: Jan-Olav Henriksen (MF Norwegian School of Theology): "New sensibilities for nature? The Climate Crisis from the perspective of Aristotle - and beyond"
  • 11.15-12.00: Per Ariansen (University of Oslo): "The environmental alarms: Surface and sub-surface issues"
  • 12.15-13.00: Christian Webersik (University of Agder): "The Security Implications of Climate Change and Migration: Perceptions of Syrian, Somali and Pakistani migrants"
  • 13.00-14.00: Lunch
  • 14.00-16.30: Walk to the main monastery Limonos
  • 16.30-18.00: Dialogue

Moderator: Jan-Olav Henriksen (University of Agder)

  • 19.00-20.00    Dinner

Tuesday 30.05

  • 08.00-09.00: Breakfast
  • 09.15-10.00: Andrew Louth (Durham University): "Cosmic Sympathy in the Fathers and Late Antiquity"
  • 10.15-11.00: Deirdre Carabine (Virtual University of Uganda): "Ethics and Eco-Systems: Stewardship in a time of Planetary Crisis"       
  • 11.15-12.00: Emma Brown Dewhurst (Durham University): "The Cosmic Dimension of Virtue: Holistic Ethics in the Thought of St Maximus the Confessor"
  • 13.00-14.00: Lunch
  • 14.00-16.30: Field trip to the bay of Kalloni, Aristotle's Lagoon
  • 16.30-18.00: Dialogue

Moderator: Jorunn Økland (Norwegian Institute at Athens)

  • 19.00-20.00: Dinner

Wednesday 31.05

  • 08.00-09.00: Breakfast
  • 09.15-10.00: Torstein Tollefsen (University of Oslo): "Do we have obligations towards other things than rational creatures? A Comparison between Kant and Maximus the Confessor"
  • 10.15-11.00: Jorunn Økland (Norwegian Institute at Athens): "The incompetent Gardener: Paul's use of sowing metaphors"
  • 11.15-12.00: Birte Simonsen (University of Agder): "From Paris to Norwegian municipalities. Transforming an international agreement to local activity"
  • 12.15-13.00: Maria A. Efstratiou (University of the Aegean): "Society challenges in the face of microbial responses to Climate Change: the case of Public Health"
  • 13.00-14.00: Lunch
  • 14.00-19.00: Excursion to Petra and Molyvos
  • 19.00-20.00: Dinner

Thursday 01.06

  • 08.00-09.00: Breakfast
  • 09.15-10.00: Helge Liltvet (University of Agder): "Impacts of climate change on water supply and storm water management in municipalities in Norway"
  • 10.15-11.00: Alf Holmelid (University of Agder): "How to boost green technology - legitimacy and efficiency of political instruments"
  • 11.15-13.00: Dialogue

Moderator: Birte Simonsen (University of Agder)

  • 13.00-14.00: Lunch
  • 14.00-19.00: Break
  • 19.00-20.00: Dinner

Friday 02.06

  • 08.00-09.00: Breakfast
  • 09.00-18.30: Excursion to Sigri, including a visit to the Petrified Forest, and to Skala Eressos, the birthplace of Sappho and Theophrastos
  • 19.00-20.00:  Dinner
  • 21.00: Concert by the choir Animato from Mytilene

Choir - Master Mr. Antonis Ververis