KNOTS Kick-off Workshop Vienna

The KNOTS Kick-off Workshop took place from 06-10 March 2017 in Vienna. From each university involved in the project, a delegation of two to three members participated in the Workshop. The main aims were: 

  • get to know each other better;
  • discuss and revisit the project proposal;
  • introduce and discuss standards of project management / control;
  • introduce and discuss standards on transdisciplinary research and training;
  • selection of external peer evaluators.

You find a short report about the kick-off event here

During the workshop two events were open to the public:

  1. Opening Ceremony, Monday, 06 March, 09:30am to 11:30am at "Alte Kapelle" (Campus, court 2.8)
  2. Panel Dicussion: Transdisciplinary Global Issues - Approaches and Perspectives, Tuesday, 07 March, 06:00pm to 08:00pm at "Alte Kapelle" (Campus, court 2.8); detailed information

Participants of the KNOTS Kick-off Workshop © Elke Christiansen


KNOTS Opening Ceremony

The KNOTS Opening Ceremony on 06 March 2017 from 09:30am to 11:30am was part of the Kick-off Workshop (06-10 March 2017) and open to the public. 
Programme:

  • Welcome by Vice-rector Heinz Fassmann (Vice-rector, University of Vienna)
  • Welcome by Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences Ulrike Felt (University of Vienna)
  • Welcome by Martina Friedrich (OeAD)
  • KNOTS project overview by Petra Dannecker (Department of Development Studies)
  • Short introductions of/by the project partners (Charles University, Prague; Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai; Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok; Ho Chi Minh City Open University, Ho Chí Minh; Southern Institute of Social Sciences, Ho Chí Minh; University of Bonn, Bonn; University of Vienna, Vienna; Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, Hà Noi)

Location: Alte Kapelle (at Institut für Ethik und Recht in der Medizin), Uni Campus AAKH, Hof 2.8, Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Vienna


Panel Discussion: Transdisciplinary Global Issues – Approaches and Perspectives

The event on 07 March 2017 (from 6:00pm to 8:00pm) was open to the public.

Panel Discussion with

  • Jörg Flecker (Department of Sociology, University of Vienna)
  • Christina Plank (Catholic Social Academy of Austria – KSOe & University of Vienna)
  • Alessandra Bravi (International Centre for Migration Policy Development – ICMPD)

Chair: Wolfram Schaffar (Department of Development Studies, University of Vienna)

Location: Alte Kapelle (at Institut für Ethik und Recht in der Medizin), Uni Campus AAKH, Hof 2.8, Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Vienna

Detailed information


Impressions