SPI Seminar Series

ESSRG Webinar – 10 June 2022

Alternet & ESSRG SPI Webinar: Inclusion and power in science-policy interactions

10 June 2022

The second Alternet SPI webinar titled “Inclusion and power in science-policy interactions” was hosted by ESSRG on the 10th of June. The event featured three presentations and a facilitated panel discussion with guest speakers, addressing topics like power asymmetries, deliberation and knowledge co-production in SPIs across different knowledge holders and knowledge types.

Guest speakers:

  • Esther Turnhout, interdisciplinary social scientist, playing different roles in IPBES incl. acting as lead author of the Global Assessment, Chair of Science, Technology & Society, University of Twente, the Netherlands
  • Monika Berg, environmental sociologist, Center for Environmental and Sustainability Social Science, Örebro University, Sweden
  • Zsolt Molnár, ethnobotanist, coordinating lead author of the IPBES Global Assessment and member of the IPBES ILK expert group, Institute of Ecology and Botany, Centre for Ecological Research, Hungary


  • Eszter Kelemen, ecological economist, coordinating lead author of the IPBES Values Assessment, Environmental Social Science Research Group (ESSRG), Hungary

The official recording of this webinar is available below.