// tA // The New Humanism Project – Contribution to Centerpoint Now, the publication of the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations

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

// tA // The New Humanism Project – contribution to Bio#Futures (Springer, 2021)

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.

// tPhC // workshop: (education for a) Cosmopolitanism beyond Comfort Zones – 27 September 2019, New York

What kind of education do our children need to make them more resilient to all kinds of capitalist, conformist and fundamentalist manipulations of our co-existence and to enable them to become self-reflexive, open and tolerant cosmopolitans or ‘world citizens’ capable of living better with each other in our complex society? What is ethical competence? The … Continue reading // tPhC // workshop: (education for a) Cosmopolitanism beyond Comfort Zones – 27 September 2019, New York

// tPhC // The New Humanism Project at the Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil

The New Humanism project team was invited to a United Nations conference on human capacity building. During the Capacity-building Knowledge to Action Day on 19 August 2019 (which was part of the United Nations Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week), the team argued for a necessary reform of research and education in order to … Continue reading // tPhC // The New Humanism Project at the Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil

// tPhC // The New Humanism Project brought spicy ideas to the Research Dialogue at the United Nations Climate Change conference, Bonn

We were invited to contribute to the Eleventh meeting of the Research Dialogue ‘Science for Transformation’ as part of the United Nations Climate Change conference in Bonn. We worked on theme 2 Transformative adaptation and climate resilient development. See everything > here <   Silke Van Cleuvenbergen (the New Humanism Project team) (left) introducing the … Continue reading // tPhC // The New Humanism Project brought spicy ideas to the Research Dialogue at the United Nations Climate Change conference, Bonn

// tPhC // The New Humanism Project at the United Nations Resilience Frontiers Conference in Seoul

We were invited to participate in a ‘disruptive brainstorming conference’ on the future of resilience, organised by the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Happy to have been among (what they call) ‘100 visionary thinkers and thought leaders’ from international organizations and non-profit, private and academic/research entities, and looking forward to … Continue reading // tPhC // The New Humanism Project at the United Nations Resilience Frontiers Conference in Seoul

// tPhC // The New Humanism Project at the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development in New York

We had talks about the New Humanism project with a number of nice and interesting people during and around the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development, taking place from 11 to 21 February 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. See everything > here < The New Humanism Project … Continue reading // tPhC // The New Humanism Project at the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development in New York

// tPhC // Lecture at the 18th Global Development Network conference in Delhi

  The Global Development Network had its 18th conference on 22 and 23 March 2018 in its headquarters in New Delhi, India. This years focus was on Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development. I contributed to the session on Ethics with a talk on "The Politics of Hypothesis – on the need for reflexivity … Continue reading // tPhC // Lecture at the 18th Global Development Network conference in Delhi

// tA // New paper – Better Living (in a Complex World): An Ethics of Care for our Modern Co-Existence

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

// tPhC // Contribution to the workshop “Evolution, Consciousness and Altruism”, The New York Society for Ethical Culture, New York

On 12 April 2016, the New York Society for Ethical Culture organised the workshop "Evolution, Consciousness and Altruism: Steering Toward the Omega Point" in New York City with the aim to reflect on the meaning of altruism from a scientific, ethical and spiritual perspective. The workshop centered around the book Does Altruism Exist?  Culture, Genes and … Continue reading // tPhC // Contribution to the workshop “Evolution, Consciousness and Altruism”, The New York Society for Ethical Culture, New York