Events in Germany 28.08.2019

KOSMOS Conference - Navigating the Sustainability Transformation in the 21st Century

28 February 2019: Abstract Submission deadline!


On the occasion of Alexander von Humboldt’s 250th birthday and in light of his groundbreaking KOSMOS lectures in 1827, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is staging the KOSMOS Conference. This conference shall provide a landmark for science on today’s great challenges towards sustainability.

Scientists are invited to contribute to the conference and to share their research on the sustainability transformation in the 21st Century. Contributions are welcome from all fields of research, and not limited to the six principal strands provided below:

  • Publics and ethics of sustainability
  • Democracy, governance, and societa conflicts in a globalized world
  • Economies beyond unlimited growth
  • The land and the ocean - from the global to local
  • Urban and rural: a neccessary partnership
  • Water and biosphere: preconditions of survival

The KOSMOS Conference is intended as a platform to discuss the science of the sustainability transformation, and to interactively conceptualize a science-based framework in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Scientists are kindly invited to submit their contribution as an abstract (max. 250 words)

28-20 August 2019


Berlin, Germany