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The Relevance of Area Studies for the Sciences and Public Policy: Examples from Europe & Asia

the_relevance_of_area_studies_poster_page_1Social sciences, and even more so natural sciences and engineering, tend to neglect local conditions, i.e. how ecological, social, political or economic issues are perceived and addressed in the specific context of a country or region and how solutions are sought for and implemented.

Our conference aims at highlighting possible contributions of area studies to the sciences, innovation and public policy by discussing concrete examples in highly relevant thematic fields. We would like to invite you to the public part of our conference which will refer to the outcomes of our preceding “closed” sessions.

November 15, 2016 | 1:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Registration deadline:
November 11, 2016