Vilnius University - Life Science center

Lecturer/ Raphaël Coutin
Guest Lecturer/ Austé Valinciuté (PhD)

Scenarios for the future: collapse, survival or transformation? Interdisciplinary creative workshops

Bachelor erasmus program

08 April - 28 May 2020 - 48hours


This course is aimed at enhancing students’ creativity and will work towards developing  analytical thinking, critical thinking, teamwork, creativity and other transferable competencies. This course seeks to initiate interdisciplinary collaboration and invites students from ALL disciplines of study, e.g. science, humanities, technology, social sciences.

The goal of this course is to introduce contemporary hypotheses on natural, man-made and technological global catastrophic risks and engage students in creative and collaborative exercises for seeking out innovative solutions to challenges that face humanity in the 21st century.

This course combines science, philosophy, design and principles of foresight studies to offer a transdisciplinary approach for exploring ideas that mitigate threats to human species such as global warming, world population/ agricultural crisis and rogue biotechnology.