Space Bridges 2.0

BUP 30 – how it all started

2021-12-10T05:41:08+00:00September 17th, 2021|Events, News|

30 years ago, the world was totally different. No one could imagine online meetings and even fax machines were not very common yet. At the same time many things are similar now, 30 years later. People still want to unite with neighbours around the Baltic Sea and to form networks in which to meet and share knowledge. Baltic University Programme celebrates 30 years 2021. If you read Swedish, there is an article available about how it all started, also explaining all these pictures: BUP-nätverket behövs lika mycket idag som för trettio år sedan. BUP’s history is presented in English on BUP's [...]

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Join Space Bridges 2.0 about social sustainability and experience the Timeout method

2021-09-10T13:56:09+00:00September 10th, 2021|Events, News|

6th session of the seminar series BUP Space Bridges 2.0 16.9.2021 at 14-16 CEST (15-17 EEST) Online  The 6th session of the seminar series BUP Space Bridges 2.0 will focus on social sustainability and why it matters to us. This interactive session will also present the Timeout method and offer each participant an opportunity to explore social sustainability in a Timeout discussion.   Laura Arikka, CEO of Timeout Foundation, will present the Timeout method and Annina Kainu and Cecilia Lundberg from Åbo Akademi University/BUP Finland will facilitate a Timeout dialogue on social sustainability.  Timeout is a method to have a constructive dialogue even when we do not agree on an issue. Timeout helps us to learn from the experiences of others, consider different [...]

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Revisiting BUP’s past through on-line seminars

2021-01-27T15:12:15+00:00January 13th, 2021|Events, News|

In 2021 we revisit Baltic University Programme's past with a series of on-line seminars. The series is called Space Bridges 2.0. In the 1st session of the seminar series, focus is on the post-Cold War environmental development of the Baltic Sea. Among others Assistant Professor Anna Törnroos-Remes from Åbo Akademi University will participate in the programme. Date and time: 28 January 2021, 14.00-17.00 (CET) Host: Södertörn University, Sweden Programme: Welcoming notes and the "Baltic University Programme 30 years" - Assoc. Prof. Madeleine Granvik. 14.15 How the BUP started, discussion with former BUP director - Prof. Emeritus Lars Rydén. 14.30 Changes [...]

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