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MAN 454 Lecture Series “Science for Future – How Scientific Research can Support Sustainable Development”

General Information

Lecturer Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons, Prof. Dr. Annette Kehnel
Course Format Lecture
Credit Points 3 ECTS
Frequency Spring term
Hours per Week 2 (in-class) + 4 (self-study)
Language English
Grading 60 minutes written exam.
Pre-requisites None

Course Structure

The lecture series is intended to provide insights into the variety of research that Mannheim scientists are engaging in that is related to the topic of sustainable development. It also aims to raise awareness for the potential of scientific research to contribute to sustainable development.

Topic Speakers Date Time
History of Sustainability Prof. Dr. Annette Kehnel 15th February, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
Introduction to Sustainable Business Prof. Dr. Laura Edinger-Schons 22th February, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
Closing gender gaps – which measures are effective? Prof. Dr. Alexandra Niessen-Rünzi 1st March, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
Why Do Donors Donate? Prof. Dr. Bernd Helmig 8th March, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
Eating in a modern land of plenty: how to be healthy and sustainable Prof. Dr. Jutta Mata 15th March, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
Legally High? Impacts of Marijuana Legalization Prof. Michelle Sovinsky, Ph.D. 22nd March, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
Covid19 and Gender Equality in the Workplace Prof. Michèle Tertilt, Ph.D. 29th March, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
Fairness in Algorithmic Decision Making Prof. Dr. Heiner Stuckenschmidt 5th April, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
The role of non-native accent in integration of Germany’s ethnic minority youth Prof. Dr. Irena Kogan CANCELED 12:00 – 13:30
Rapid and Deep Decarbonization Prof. Stefan Reichelstein, Ph.D. 3rd May, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
Economics of Emissions Trade Prof. Ulrich Wagner, Ph.D. 10th May, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
Psychotherapy, what is it and will everyone need it in the future? Prof. Dr. Georg W. Alpers 17th May, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
Psychological effects of financial worries and poverty Prof. Dr. Carmela Aprea 24th May, 2022 12:00 – 13:30
Back to the Future: Revisiting Historical Innovation Research Prof. Dr. Hiram Kümper 31th May, 2022 12:00 – 13:30

The course is open for external students and general public

In case you are interested to listen to the lecture series, write an email to kannegiesser and we will provide you with the Zoom link. 

Further Information

  • Brief Description

    The goal of this interdisciplinary lecture series is to raise awareness for the potential of scien- tific research to contribute to sustainable development as defined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Mannheim-based researchers from various disciplines in- cluding economics, psychology, history, political science, philosophy, information systems, and business management (amongst others) will present cutting-edge research or basic knowledge on sustainability-related topics. The lecture series is open to students from all Bachelor programs.

  • Registration

    Registration via Portal2 or E-mail is required.

  • Contact

    If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us via sustainablebusiness!