Tag: munich

Snapshot: RCC Olympic Table Tennis

Combining a well deserved break from the computer, green surroundings, and fresh air, some RCC’ers recently held their own table tennis competition! They took advantage of the warm weather and Munich’s outdoor facilities to share in the spirit of the Olympic Games. Thanks to all… Continue Reading “Snapshot: RCC Olympic Table Tennis”

CfA: Internships at the RCC

The RCC is a joint project of the LMU and the Deutsches Museum. An internship here provides students with the opportunity to gain experience in working in an academic institution, as well as gaining valuable skills in the following fields: • organizing conferences and events… Continue Reading “CfA: Internships at the RCC”

Snapshot: Farmers’ Protest in Munich

By Katharina Müller Around 3,000 despairing farmers rally at Munich’s Odeonsplatz against the milk price drop. A farmer needs at least 40 cents per liter in order to operate sustainably, receiving an average of 26 cents: this threatens the existence of around 80,000 farms in Germany. The German Association of… Continue Reading “Snapshot: Farmers’ Protest in Munich”

CfA: Doctoral Program “Environment and Society” at LMU Munich, Germany

The doctoral program “Environment and Society” invites applications from graduates in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences who wish to research the complex relationships between environment and society on an interdisciplinary basis. The program is based at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and… Continue Reading “CfA: Doctoral Program “Environment and Society” at LMU Munich, Germany”

Video: Nacht der Nachhaltigkeit (in German)

On 21 June 2013, the Rachel Carson Center (together with BenE München and the Verein für Nachhaltigkeit) hosted a “Nacht der Nachhaltigkeit” (Night of Sustainability) to raise awareness of and explore the concept of sustainability. The theme of the event was “Rethinking Mobility and… Continue Reading “Video: Nacht der Nachhaltigkeit (in German)”