Vilnius University - Life Science center




Guest lecturer/ Raphael Coutin
& Auste Valinciute

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


students/
Bachelor erasmus program


Date/
08 April - 28 May 2020 - 48hours


Location/
Online



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.