The Sustainability Week in Lund is a theme week with focus on being inspired by each other and solving the global sustainability development goals together. Most of the events during the Sustainability Week are free of charge, but many require pre-registration. There will be arrangements in both Swedish and English. See the calendar for info about arrangements during the week. Follow the event on Facebook for updates.
List of events in English
Monday 23 April 2018
Sharing Cities Sweden, IIIEE
Sharing Cities Sweden will organize a launch event on 23 April 2017 as part of Sustainability Week at Lund University. The event will bring together the test-beds, national node and partners to present the early stages and ambitions for Sharing Cities Sweden. Read more and register here.
Man Up! Exploring the toxic effects of gender roles
Join the Fem Fighters for a screening of the documentary “The Mask You Live In” and a discussion diving into the nuances of gender and the toxic effects of masculinity on boys and men. We encourage all people of any orientation to come as we provide a safe space. More information
Documentary night "Chasing Coral"
Oikos Lund and Wermlands Nation invites you to a screening of the documentary “Chasing Coral". The film will start at 20:00 but make sure to join at 19:00 for a vegan dinner with dessert! More information.
Tuesday 24 April 2018
How to manifest equality and sustainability in organisations
Welcome to one or two interesting seminars at Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM) about Workplace Equality and Sustainable organisations, and Knake-lunch:
Agenda 2030 and Workplace Equality More information & Signing up
The EU Directive (2014/95/EU) on non-financial and diversity information: Is a new toothless tiger born? More information & Signing up
Sustainable Consumption, Human Rights and Justice
A stakeholder conference with inspiring lectures and workshops for companies, researchers, students etc. to highlight the link between sustainable consumption, human rights and environment.
- #FashionRevolution: Human Rights and Sustainability in the textile industry. Link for more information & signing up
- Workshop – Consumers or Politicians: who are the key drivers of change? Link for more information & signing up
- Blood Batteries: The human cost of the Electric Vehicle boom. Link for more information & signing up
- Workshop – Whose land will feed, power and build a post 2030 world? Link for more information & signing up
Sustainability Forum & Doc Lounge Lund present: Plastic China
Sustainability Forum is excited to welcome you to a documentary experience at Doc Lounge Lund! The evening will start with a live music performance, then a screening of the documentary "Plastic China". Afterwards Nicolas Loubere from the Center for East and South-East Asian Studies will lead a discussion on the export of waste to Asia. More information
Wednesday 25 April 2018
Preserve, Use and Develop, Kulturen Lund
During two days, 25-26 April 2018, the Diocese of Lund, Church of Sweden, is hosting an international conference focused on use and development of church buildings and ecclesiastical heritage. More information and registration
Why gender matters when it comes to the changing climate
Participate in an interactive workshop investigating the effects of climate change on the global society. Who are the most vulnerable in climate-related disasters? Why does climate change increase the amount of child marriages? What is the connection between gender and environmental injustice? More information
Pathways to a sustainable urban future
Lund Inter-faculty Sustainability Network (LISN) invites everyone in Lund to an interactive panel-discussion on the broad question: "how can we ensure sustainability in an increasingly urbanized world?". The discussion will be a mixture of short presentations from the panel separated by questions from the audience and concluded with an open debate between the panelists and the audience. The panel will include representatives from the municipality, the private sector and academia. Read more here.
What about the environment? Environmental issues in the Swedish election campaign
Research shows that it’s urgent to address major environmental challenges. Despite this, environmental issues have not received much attention in the election campaign. What does this mean for the election, and how can environmental issues make the agenda? In the seminar, a panel of Political Science researchers will discuss environmental politics in the run-up to the elections. Come and raise your questions! Read more here.
Thursday 26 April 2018
Sustainable water resources
Engineers Without Borders at LTH and Lund Sustainable Engineers want to take the opportunity at the Sustainability week to discuss the ever so important topic of water resource management. Read more here.
Divest & Invest! How do we Green Finance?
As we divest, we also need to invest! Since 2007, green bonds and other forms of green finance have become increasingly popular. Is there a system to ensure that, as the green finance market grows, we do not just throw money to the greenwashing wolves? Are there successful examples to guide the way? With us to discuss these questions is a panel of experts, who will be announced as we get closer to the event!
Friday 27 April 2018
Arts Meet Science
With this event, LUCSUS and Skissernas Museum wish to explore the relationship between arts and science with a special focus on climate change and sustainability. Through workshops, collective art making, artistic installations and a panel debate with researchers and artists, we will explore how, and if, art and research can collaborate as a means to drive change for a more sustainable society.
Full programme and more info.
Advancing the Transition to a Sustainable Bioeconomy
The aim of this interactive workshop is to bring BIOECONOMY graduate research school Ph.D. students and researchers together with key stakeholder representatives from industry, governmental, non-governmental and civil society organisations to conduct break out sessions on different thematic areas across the biomass value chain. Read more & register
Smash the Patriarchy! − Men and feminism
Participate in an interactive workshop investigating men’s role in gender equality. Why is it critical that men get involved in countering the patriarchy? How can men and boys promote gender equality and empower women and girls? What is men’s part in combating gender-based discrimination and unequal power relations? Read more
Saturday 28 April 2018
Sustainability Festival at Stenkrossen in Lund!
Exercise for the Earth: An afternoon of plogging
Get fit AND help the environment! Plogging is running while picking up trash, so join HU and ABC in the new exercise trend that is sweeping Sweden (literally)! If you enjoy working out and you love the earth, this event is perfect for you. We will run max 5k, but you can choose to run/walk/skip/dance while you pick up trash. Read more
Live Podcast Event with Emily Boyd
During the Sustainability festival, the podcast Influenced By Nature will interview Emily Boyd, professor at Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) on the theme: How can we enhance sustainable development in the face of climate change? Read more
Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things
ArchFilmLund proudly presents for Sustaintability Week in Lund screening of the film: Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things
How might your life be better with less? The film examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life – families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker – all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less. Read more
Join Wermlands Nation and our environmental committee for an After Festival and get a cozy ending for Sustainability Week.KRAV Pub is a perfect way to see how student life can also be sustainable. After Festival offers all homemade meal, wide variety of refreshments and live music. During the evening WermlandsNation will be awarded a Fossil Free nation label as a recognition of having divested from fossil industries. 18+ and Studentlund-card required. Read more
There are more events in Swedish during the week. The Sustainability Week Calender with all events