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MSCL Colloquium – Prof. Dr. Michael Has

We would like to invite you to our February colloquium Responsibility in Times of Resource Scarcity on Feb. 7th at 13:00 (German time).

Prof. Dr. Michael Has studied physics at the University of Regensburg, where he was awarded a doctorate for his work in the field of biophysics and spent the first part of his career at Fogra doing industrial research. In 1996, he joined the École Française de Papeterie et des industries Graphiques. In 1998, he received his Habilitation from the University of Grenoble, where he has since taught as a Distinguished Professor in business strategy and sustainability with a focus on knowledge transfer and research in the area of sustainability, decarbonization, and eco-design.

Stimulated by a long stay with native Indians in Canada, Prof. Has has also been active in the field of minority human rights. He is concerned with the issue of the impacts of tourism and with questions of resource conservation and the consequences of excessive resource extraction.

Since last year, he is also a Partner of Monopteros GmbH with a focus on Technology, CSR & Environmental Footprints, and Product Strategy.

Today, he will speak on Responsibility in Times of Resource Scarcity against the background of shrinking resources, questions of responsibility for the consumption of resources, measures, legal regulations, time frame, and boundaries of responsibility. Prof. Has will bring a variety of fields of knowledge, such as law, physics, and cultural studies, into the discussion.

This is an online event carried out in English. However, questions in German are also welcomed. We look forward to your participation in our lively after-talk discussion! Please register in advance: https://lmu-munich.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEldOqppjgvHd2shXk836NnQLawApzhjgmV

In June 2022, we kicked 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.

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.