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Oliver Parodi

Dr. Oliver Parodi

Head of research group
Research group “Sustainability and Social Transformation”
Room: 408
Phone: +49 721 608-26816
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Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Education

1992 - 2000 Civil engineering studies, specializing in hydraulic engineering at the university of Karlsruhe; thesis: Hydraulic Engineering – a Collage
1999 - 2001 Additional studies in applied studies of culture and society, university of Karlsruhe
2002 - 2006 PhD in philosophy at the university of Karlsruhe

Professional background

1992 - 2001 Practical work and projects at building companies and at engineering offices, at Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI in Karlsruhe, and at Oikodrom, the Vienna Institute for Urban Sustainability
1994 - 2001 Various (management) activities, Parodi-Bau GmbH
2002 - 2006 Doctoral student at ITAS on the subject of Hydraulic Engineering and Nature-oriented Hydraulic Engineering. World views. Sustainable Development. Ethics.
Since 2006 Research fellow at ITAS

Current positions

Current projects

Fields of work

Conceptional works on

  • Culture and sustainability
  • Personal sustainability
  • Sustainable urban development
  • Technology and culture, especially water management

Recent publications


2019
Journal Articles
Parodi, O.; Seebacher, A.; Albiez, M.; Beecroft, R.; Fricke, A.; Herfs, L.; Meyer-Soylu, S.; Stelzer, V.; Trenks, H.; Wagner, F.; Waitz, C.
Das Format ,,Reallabor“ weiterentwickeln: Best-Practice-Beispiel Karlsruher Transformationszentrum.
2019. Gaia, 28 (3), 322–323. doi:10.14512/gaia.28.3.17Full text Full text of the publication as PDF document
2018
Book Chapters
Beecroft, R.; Trenks, H.; Rhodius, R.; Benighaus, C.; Parodi, O.
Reallabore als Rahmen transformativer und transdisziplinärer Forschung: Ziele und Designprinzipien.
2018. Transdisziplinär und transformativ forschen : Eine Methodensammlung. Hrsg.: R. Defila, 75–100, Springer VS, Wiesbaden. doi:10.1007/978-3-658-21530-9_4Full text Full text of the publication as PDF document
Parodi, O.
Reallabor im Quartier.
2018. CLC : CoLiving Campus, 34–39, Technische Universität Braunschweig 
Parodi, O.
Sustainable development. A matter of truth and love.
2018. Personal Sustainability : Exploring the Far Side of Sustainable Development. Ed.: O. Parodi, 65–82, Routledge, London 
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 
Trenks, H.; Waitz, C.; Meyer-Soylu, S.; Parodi, O.
Mit einer Realexperimentreihe Impulse für soziale Innovationen setzen – Realexperimente initiieren, begleiten und beforschen.
2018. Transdisziplinär und transformativ forschen. Ed.: A. Di Giulio, 233–268, Springer VS, Wiesbaden. doi:10.1007/978-3-658-21530-9_12Full text Full text of the publication as PDF document

Publications at ITAS