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24.02.2022

Lessons from the Coronavirus Crisis: From Resilience to Multi-Resilience

Online conference and book presentation with Roland Benedikter and Karim Fathi. The Coronavirus Crisis and Its Teachings: Steps Towards Multi-Resilience

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  • Date: 24.02.2022, 17.00 - 19.00 CET
  • Place: on Zoom
  • Typology: Online conference and book presentation
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The coronavirus crisis has kept the world on guard since late 2019. It is a systemic crisis that began with a pandemic and step by step also generated an international economic and social crisis as well as a series of political crises of both domestic and foreign policy nature. In their interrelation and mutual reinforcement, these crises have generated a global "bundled crisis". Due to its multi-dimensional characteristic, an evolution of existing sectorial resilience concepts towards multi-sectorial multi-resilience is necessary since most of confined or specialized resilience concepts have proven insufficient. This is the main thesis of the new book by Roland Benedikter, Co-Head of the Center for Advanced Studies, and resilience researcher Karim Fathi: "The Coronavirus Crisis and Its Teachings: Steps Towards Multi-Resilience" (BRILL 2022). The Coronavirus crisis has shown that crises are becoming more multidimensional as well as inter-and trans-disciplinary, requiring the evolution from straightforward resilience to more complex practices of multi-resilience. Exploring and substantiating this thesis is what the book is dedicated to.

In the online event "Lessons from the Coronavirus Crisis: From Resilience to Multi-Resilience", the basic ideas of the book will be presented and discussed, providing space for individual examples of local resilience experiences. Within the ambit of the multi-resilience discussion aspects of management, gender, generations, and systems, as well as of a reform of globalization, i.e. of "Re-Globalization" and "Glocalization", will be critically evaluated.

The question is: To what extent can the 2019-22 Coronavirus crisis make societies more multi-resilient and, despite all the suffering, generate progress in the long-term perspective? Answers are provided by the two authors Roland Benedikter and Karim Fathi as well as by Donya Gilan, Head of the department "Resilience and Society" at the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research Mainz, and Giulia Isetti, Maximilian Walder and Linda Ghirardello, researchers at the Center for Advanced Studies of Eurac Research.

Registration

Participation in the event is free of charge.

Registration is required at the following link: https://scientificnet.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yArJH5v5TmC56sVfdQeIYQ

Programme

17.00

Introduction
Harald Pechlaner, Head of the Center for Advanced Studies

17.10

A Critical Review of the Coronavirus Crisis from a Social Sciences perspective: Themes and Topics of the book "The Coronavirus Crisis and Its Teachings: Steps Towards Multi-Resilience" (Brill 2022)
Roland Benedikter, Co-Head of the Center for Advanced Studies

17.30

A Key Perspective on the Coronavirus Crisis: From Resilience to Multi-Resilience
Karim Fathi, Author and resilience researcher

17.50

The Fourth Wave of Resilience Research and Multi-Resilience
Donya Gilan, Head of the "Resilience and Society" department at the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research Mainz

18.10

Community Resilience in light of the MERLIN-study South Tyrol
Giulia Isetti, Maximilian Walder and Linda Ghirardello, Researchers at the Center for Advanced Studies at Eurac Research

18.30

Final Discussion: Corona, Multi-Resilience, Sustainability. Working on the "Bundled Crises" of the Present and Near Future

Speakers

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Roland Benedikter is Co-Head of the Center for Advanced Studies at Eurac Research and Research Professor in residence for Multidisciplinary Policy Analysis at the Willy Brandt Center, University of Wroclaw.© Eurac Research
Karim Fathi is a member of the Future Circle of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) for the German Federal Government. He publishes, investigates, and consults on societal multiresilience and communicative complexity management.© Karim Fathi
Donya Gilan is Head of the department “Resilience and Society” at the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research Mainz. © Donya Gilan
Giulia Isetti, Maximilian Walder, and Linda Ghirardello are researchers at the Center for Advanced Studies at Eurac Research and part of the MERLIN project team working on community resilience issues.© Eurac Research
Harald Pechlaner is Head of the Center for Advanced Studies at Eurac Research and Professor for Tourism at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt.© Eurac Research

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