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Video preview Anthropocene online lecture series 2023

Now Online

"The Anthropocene" Lecture Series 2023

The recordings of our Anthropocene lecture series 2023 are now online here.

The lecture series is a cooperation of VAN, the Department of Geology and the IGCP 732 project of the University of Vienna, and the Forum Anthropozän.


5 Dec 2023, 7:00 pm CET - Panel discussion on climate action and intergenerational justice at Volkstheater Wien (organised by LBI)


27 Nov 2023 - Talk by Prof Eva Horn as part of the interdisciplinary lecture series "Planetary Thinking" at the JLU Giessen (in German)


New IUGS publication by the Anthropocene Working Group (AWG) that discusses seven challenges related to formalising the Anthropocene as a new epoch.


7 Nov 2023, 4:30 pm CET - Book launch event in Vienna for the new volume "Futures Literacy" co-edited by Carmen Sippl (PH Niederösterreich)


Interdisciplinary lecture series at the Justus-Liebig University Giessen organised by the Panel on Planetary Thinking from Oct 2023 - Jan 2024


19-20 Oct 2023 - Anthropocene Conference for Interdisciplinary Crossovers in Knowledge Development at University of Wrocław (PL)

Featured Videos

 Locating Plants Workshop

Introduction by Isabel Kranz to our workshop "Locating Plants: Philosophy and Literature"

10 June 2021

Featuring talks by Heather I. Sullivan, Emanuele Coccia and Michael Marder

You can find the recorded presentations here.

 Records of Loss

Videofilm by Axel Braun

Created on behalf of the Vienna Anthropocene Network and shown at the panel discussion "Vanishing Ice" in January 2020.

The film traces the history of Austria's largest glacier, Pasterze, contraposing past and present images to record the loss of glacial landscapes over time.

Poster for the

Postponed Event

Urban Anthropocene Workshop

Please note that our "Urban Anthropocene" workshop, originally scheduled for autumn 2020, had to be postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We hope to welcome you in person as soon as this is possible again or to organise the workshop as a hybrid event instead.

Many thanks to everyone who has expressed their interest in participating so far, we will keep you posted and look forward to meeting you all eventually.

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