Events

MSCL Colloquium

This June, we are kicking off our Tuesday’s MSCL Colloquiums series – an open place for discussion and academic reflection on science communication and planetary health. The aim is to have an open space for intellectual thought and reflection on this multidisciplinary topic for the community, students, and practitioners.

With this, we want to inform you about the upcoming MSCL Colloquiums so that you can save the dates in your calendars.

06.09.22 at 14:00 – Maike Voss will discuss the Challenges and Opportunities in Political Communication about Planetary Health – Driving Transformative Options for Actions. Ms. Voss is a health scientist and managing director of KLUG. This is a virtual event held in German. However, English questions and discussion are welcomed. Register here for this virtual event.

13.09.22 at 12:00 – Dr. Jeanne Rubner will examine the role of academic institutions in climate change politics. Dr. Rubner is the Vice President of Global Communication and Public Engagement at TUM and department head of the Corporate Communications Center. She is also a physicist, science journalist, and author. Register here for this virtual event.

18.10.22 at 13:00 – Clara Kühner, M.Sc., MSCL’s Evaluation Coordinator, will tackle the question Why don’t we act in times of planetary crisis? Explaining cognitive action barriers from a climate psychology perspective. Ms. Kühner studied psychology at the LMU and the University of Bamberg and has recently submitted her doctoral thesis on the connections between work and employee well-being to the University of Leipzig. Register here for this virtual event in English.

29.11.2022 at 13:00 – Dr. Lukas Rudolph will debate the question “When Does the Public Support Ambitious Climate and Environmental Policy?” Dr. Rudolph is a Senior Research Fellow at the Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science of LMU and a Research Associate at the Center for Comparative and International Studies of ETH Zurich. Register here for this virtual event.

13.12.2022 at 13:00 – Dr. Korbinian Rüger Dr. Korbinian Rüger will examine the topic Longtermism and Planetary Health. Dr. Rüger is a research associate at the Chair of Practical Philosophy and Ethics at LMU since October 1, 2020 and his research focuses on normative ethics and political philosophy. Register here for this virtual event in English: https://lmu-munich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqde-orzIuHdNc-OV4Yx5gsI4-w0LY58fY

More information on each colloquium will be sent to our mail list as the dates approach. Here subscribe to our email list: https://www.mscl.de/mailing-list/ .

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or ideas about possible topics and speakers.

  • MSCL Colloquium – Dr. Korbinian Rüger

    We would like to invite you to our next virtual colloquium on December 13th at 13:00 (German time). Dr. Korbinian Rüger will examine the topic Longtermism and Planetary Health. Longtermism is the idea that in many decision situations, what matters most is how our decisions affect the very long-run future and that improving the very […]


  • MSCL Colloquium – Dr. Lukas Rudolph

    We would like to invite you to our next colloquium on November 29th at 13:00 (German time). Dr. Lukas Rudolph will debate the question “When Does the Public Support Ambitious Climate and Environmental Policy”? Dr. Rudolph is a Senior Research Fellow at the Geschwister Scholl Institute of Political Science of LMU and a Research Associate at the Center […]


  • MSCL Colloquium – Clara Kühner, M. Sc.

    We would like to invite you to our next virtual MSCL Colloquium on October 18th at 13:00. Ms. Kühner will tackle the question Why don’t we act in times of planetary crisis? Explaining cognitive action barriers from a climate psychology perspective. Climate scientists agree that the climate crisis poses an existential threat to humanity. Although this knowledge has now […]