Transdisciplinary Summer School 2020 / Baku, Azerbaijan

International Workshop

June 14-20, 2020, Azerbaijan University

Transdisciplinary Research at the Science | Society Interface 

This year the Td Summer School is hosted by Azerbaijan University. It will be realized in Baku, Azerbaijan in cooperation with Leuphana University (Germany), the University of Technology Sydney (Australia) and the Global Alliance for Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research and Education (ITD Alliance).

The Td Summer School 2020 offers a 5-day in­tensive Td Training  Module on transdisciplinary research and practice that will prepare  researchers and practitioners for trans­formative research on societal challenges at  the  science | society  interface. Participants will gain input on theoretical and methodological foundations as well as experience in designing and implementing transdisciplinary research processes. The aim is to broaden academic researchers’ disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives towards a transdisciplinary approach and to enable practitioners to elaborate their roles. This year a particular focus is on the challenges of, its forms, its achievement and its resistances in terms of disciplinary, institutional and  political hegemonies. An optional weekend program on Saturday, 20 June 2020 will be organized.

The Td Summer School 2020 is connected to the International Conference on Knowledge and Being: Different cultures and different traditions, held at Azerbaijan University from Jun 12-13 2020.