Program


The preliminary program here will be updated up until the week before the conference. Room names and numbers in brackets, click for map. To read more about different sessions click Show description.


Thursday August 12

Time
Program
9.00-10.00 Registration and morning coffee

[20 Carin & Thorsten, next to the reception]
10.00-10.20 Kieli music
The Sigtuna Foundation and CEMUS Welcome to ClimateExistence 2021
Owl woman performance

[11 Stora Salen]
10.20-11.15 Jan van Boeckel “Mindful schizophrenia – Keeping one’s sanity in face of the ecological emergency”

[11 Stora Salen]
11.15-12.00 Åsa Elmstam on her art
Mattias Olsson on his filmmaking

[11 Stora Salen]
12.00-13.15 Lunch
13.15-14.00 Pella Thiel “Aligning Law with Life”

[11 Stora Salen]
14.00-15.30 Bishop Martin Modéus “On Holy Ground”

Bishop Martin Modéus, Anita Goldman and Pella Thiel conversation moderated by Malin Östman

[11 Stora Salen]
15.30-16.00 Fika and check-in to rooms
16.00-17.15 Parallel sessions
Sofia Ahlberg
Writers on the Storm: A workshop on reading and writing in the Anthropocene

[17 Tacksamheten]
Vidar Vetterfalk
Martin Hultman
Sohanur Raman

Men, Masculinities and Climate Justice. Is changing masculine norms and behaviour an important key to end fossil fueled Patriarchy?

[14 Karaktären]
Martin Hedberg
Scenarios – how to deal with uncertainty and transformation

Show description

[15 Framtiden]
Mattias Olsson
Campfire Podcast Presentation. Audio clips from inspiring people I’ve met along my path of transition

[11 Stora Salen]

17.15-18.30 Pre-dinner programme – bar and possibility to book sauna (talk to the reception)
Art and installations
17.30 Qigong with Gröna Draken 17.30

[Meet outside 1 Main entrance]
18.30-20.00 Dinner
20.00 Mattias Olsson film “Into the Soil” and conversation

[11 Stora Salen]

Friday August 13

Time
Program
7.00-08.30 Breakfast
8.30-10.50 Parallel sessions including fika (fika avalible 10.00-11.00)
Jan Van Boeckel
Ceciel Verheij
Linking the missing links: an artful workshop on metamorphoses of organic forms

[17 Tacksamheten]
Pella Thiel
Rights of Nature – a regenerative movement on personal and political level

[14 Karaktären & outdoors]

Rickard Fornstedt
Helena Fornstedt

The climate comic – Building climate transition narratives through sequential arts

[15 Framtiden]
Ingrid M. Rieser and Nora Bateson
Live podcast session: An Ecology of Mind, a Forest of Thought

[11 Stora Salen]
11.00-11.40 Mikael Kurkiala “Beyond the pandemic: Some reflections on post-covid realities”

[11 Stora Salen]
11.45-12.30 May-Britt Öhman “What if it was the Sámi who ruled the Sweonas and not the other way round? Indigenous perspectives challenging Western modernity and the destructive detachment from loving relationships to lands, waters, humans and more-than-humans”
Followed by conversation with Mariam Carlsson Kanyama

[11 Stora Salen]
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.55 Parallel sessions including fika (fika available 15.15-16.00)
Nora Bateson
Warm Data Lab and test of rigor

[15 Framtiden]
Papersession/Reflections on ethics, fiction and the great falsification

Pia Skoglund
The great falsification – Life in the abyss between story and reality. Thoughts concerning the need for a deep philosophical approach to environmental crisis

Show description

Maud M.L. Eriksen
Science Fiction as a Source of Hope and Despair. Margaret Atwoods Concept of “Ustopia” as Interpretative Key to Facing Unknown Futures.*

[14 Karaktären]
Eylem Ertürk
Ayşem Mert

Walkshop: Shared Walks / Climate Change Edition

[11 Stora Salen]
André Dutra
Workshop: What can we teach them? – a brief reflection on Sustainability and Education in Latin America

[17 Tacksamheten]

16.00-17.00 Anita Goldman “A Temple in Time or Why God can play a role in Climate Activism”

[11 Stora Salen]
17.00-18.30 Pre-dinner programme – bar and possibility to book sauna (talk to the reception)
Art and installations
18.30-20.30 Dinner
21.00 Maria Niwa with Kieli Concert

[11 Stora Salen]

Saturday August 14

Time
Program
7.00 Breakfast
7.45- Alexander Crawford Elective morning walk/reflection

[Meet outside 1 Main entrance]
8.45-09.25 Nora Bateson “A brand new piece of theory to meet the insidiousness of systemic transformation”

[11 Stora Salen]
9.30-10.15 Ida Lod The Owl Woman is a poetic and musical oracle living in the borderlands between life and death. She welcomes you to join her interactive performance-rituals where you will be invited embrace death and to honor the Unseen

[11 Stora Salen]
10.15-10.45 Fika and check-out of rooms (at the latest)
10.45-12.00 Stefania Barca “Undoing the Anthropocene. An ecofeminist perspective”

[11 Stora Salen]
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.15 Anita Goldman and Dan Jönsson 20-tal conversation “Utopian dreams, Climate Change, and the Issue of Class”
[11 Stora Salen]
14.20-15.30 Isak Stoddard and guests End of conference conversations
Kieli music

[11 Stora Salen]
15.30-16.00 Fika and end of conference