Karen O’Brien – Keynote Speaker

Karen O’Brien – Keynote Speaker

Professor of Sociology and Geography at the University of Oslo

Karen O’Brien is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Human Geography at the University of Oslo, Norway. Karen has over 30 years of research experience on the social and human dimensions of climate change and implications for human security. Karen’s current research project focuses on the relationship between climate change adaptation and transformations to sustainability, with an emphasis on the role of creativity, collaboration, empowerment, and narratives. She is particularly interested in the role of beliefs, values, worldviews, and paradigms in generating conscious social change, and this includes an exploration of the potential for “quantum social change.”

Bio-link

https://www.sv.uio.no/iss/personer/vit/karenob/

 

 

 

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The Humanities in the 21st Century – KS – 5th May

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