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Kaidi Tamm

Kaidi Tamm

Scientific staff until 2019
resigned
Research area Sustainability and environment

Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Education

Studies of Semiotics, Culture Studies and Social sciences with focus on Political Studies at the University of Tartu in Estonia. Master studies in social-ecological research of social movements. Doctoral studies in Sociology at Justus-Liebig-University Gießen at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC) with a thesis on qualitative sustainability research.

Professional background

2015 - 2019 Member of scientific staff at ITAS
2012 - 2014 Project monitoring at the District Future – Urban Lab at ITAS, KIT
2011 - 2013 Customer management and translations for Legalo GmbH
2010 - 2015 Doctoral studies at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC), JLU Giessen
2009 - 2010 Director and editor of the documentary “Normaalne inimene” (with Tanno Mee)
2009 - 2010 Contract with the Institute of International and Social Studies at Tallinn University
2006 - 2008 Communication Manager of the Estonian National Museum
2005 Assistent of Project manager, Tartu Biotechnology Park

Fields of work

  • Transdisciplinary, participative and transformative sustainability research
  • Social and cultural dimensions of sustainability
  • Sustainable development and education
  • Civil society, social movements and community studies
  • Personal sustainability and value change
  • (Inter)national sustainability governance
  • Sustainable urban development
  • Political philosophy and utopian studies

Publications


2019
Journal Articles
Keeler, L. W.; Beaudoin, F.; Wiek, A.; John, B.; Lerner, A. M.; Beecroft, R.; Tamm, K.; Seebacher, A.; Lang, D. J.; Kay, B.; Forrest, N.
Building actor-centric transformative capacity through city-university partnerships.
2019. Ambio, 48 (5), 529–538. doi:10.1007/s13280-018-1117-9
2018
Book Chapters
Parodi, O.; Tamm, K.
Personal sustainability. Exploring a new field of sustainable develoment.
2018. Personal Sustainability : Exploring the Far Side of Sustainable Development. Ed.: O. Parodi, 1–17, Routledge, London 
Parodi, O.; Wendhack, S.; Tamm, K.
Personal sustainability - conclusions and perspectives.
2018. Personal Sustainability : Exploring the Far Side of Sustainable Development. Ed.: O. Parodi, 189–208, Routledge, London 
Journal Articles
Keeler, L. W.; Beaudoin, F. D.; Lerner, A. M.; John, B.; Beecroft, R.; Tamm, K.; Wiek, A.; Lang, D. J.
Transferring sustainability solutions across contexts through city-university partnerships.
2018. Sustainability, 10 (9), 2966. doi:10.3390/su10092966Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
2017
Journal Articles
Parodi, O.; Beecroft, R.; Albiez, M.; Quint, A.; Seebacher, A.; Tamm, K.; Waitz, C.
The ABC of real-world lab methodology. From ’action research’ to ’participation’ and beyond.
2017. Trialog, 3-4 (Oktober), 74–82 
2016
Journal Articles
Parodi, O.; Beecroft, R.; Albiez, M.; Quint, A.; Seebacher, A.; Tamm, K.; Waitz, C.
Von ’Aktionsforschung’ bis ’Zielkonflikte’ : Schlüsselbegriffe der Reallaborfoschung.
2016. Technikfolgenabschätzung, Theorie und Praxis, 25 (3), 9–18. doi:10.14512/tatup.25.3.9Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Conference Papers
Tamm, K.
Stakeholder dialogues at the photobox of sustainability: giving sustainability a face.
2016. 2nd German Future Earth Summit, Berlin, January 28-29, 2016. Conference Summary Report, 53–54, German Committee Future Earth & Secretariat, Stuttgart 
Posters
Tamm, K.
Stakeholder dialogues at the photobox of sustainability: giving sustainability a face.
2016. 2nd German Future Earth Summit (2016), Berlin, Germany, January 28–29, 2016 
Tamm, K.; Parodi, O.; Beecroft, R.; Albiez, M.
Bildung im Grenzbereich von Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft: Die Karlsruher Schule der Nachhaltigkeit.
2016. 2nd German Future Earth Summit (2016), Berlin, Germany, January 28–29, 2016 
Tamm, K.; Parodi, O.; Beecroft, R.; Albiez, M.
Die Karlsruher Schule der Nachhaltigkeit.
2016. 2nd German Future Earth Summit (2016), Berlin, Germany, January 28–29, 2016 
2015
Presentations
Albiez, M.; Tamm, K.
Lehre in Reallaboren.
2015. Innovative Lehrmethoden im Kontext der Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung, Hochschulnetzwerk BNE Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe, 13.Mai 2015 
Parodi, O.; Tamm, K.
Culture as a key concept for sustainable (non-)development.
2015. Culture(s) in Sustainable Futures : Theories, Policies, Practices, International Transdisciplinary Conference, Helsinki, SF, May 6-8, 2015 
Tamm, K.
Was hat Nachhaltigkeit mit (Un)gehorsamer Protest zu tun?.
2015. UNESCO Welttag der Philosophie, Karlsruhe, 19.November 2015 
Tamm, K.; Parodi, O.
Personal sustainability: ensouled and embodied.
2015. Culture(s) in Sustainable Futures : Theories, Policies, Practices, International Transdisciplinary Conference, Helsinki, SF, May 6-8, 2015 
2013
Presentations
Parodi, O.; Quint, A.; Seebacher, A.; Tamm, K.
Quartier Zukunft - Labor Stadt: It’s here where future city life gets tested and developed.
2013. 11th International Conference of the International Communal Studies Association (ICSA), Findhorn, GB, June 26-29, 2013 
Posters
Parodi, O.; Quint, A.; Seebacher, A.; Tamm, K.
District future - Urban Lab. Future city life gets tested.
2013. Communal Pathways to Sustainable Living : Conference of the International Communal Studies Association (ICSA 2013), Moray, GB, June 26-28, 2013