Centerpoint Now is a publication of the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations (WCPUN). The new issue, entitled ‘Are We There Yet?’, is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the United Nations with articles on older and new challenges for global governance (the last obviously including the virus pandemic). The researchers of the … Continue reading // tA // The New Humanism Project – Contribution to Centerpoint Now, the publication of the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations
The researchers of the New Humanism Project contributed a chapter to the book “Bio#Futures – Foreseeing and Exploring the Bioeconomy” published by Springer. While other contributions explore sustainable development methodologies and practical applications, we were invited to provide an ethical-philosophical framework applicable to the bioeconomy. Info on the publication can be found here.
What do we mean when we say we live in a complex world? This paper characterises problems such as combating climate change, the provision of affordable access to healthy food for all, or evaluation of the possible use of nuclear energy as ‘complex social problems’ of which the complexity can be described by the same … Continue reading // tA // New paper – Better Living (in a Complex World): An Ethics of Care for our Modern Co-Existence
This working paper is an output of the Fukushima Global Communication research workshop “Understanding and Communicating Risks Post Fukushima”, held in Tokyo on 12–13 November 2015. The workshop brought together international experts to explore the specific challenges of understanding and discussing risks related to nuclear accidents, and identify appropriate and effective forms of risk communication. … Continue reading // tA // New paper – Beyond Paternalism and Strategy: Understanding Radiological Risks as a Mutual Learning Experience