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Kaidi Tamm

Kaidi Tamm

Scientific staff
Research area Sustainability and environment
Room: 413
Phone: +49 721 608-22380
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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

since 2015 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

Current positions

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

Selected external publications

Tamm, K.
Invented religions: this fiction is so good it should be true!. In: KULT_online Nr. 37 (2014), Gießener Graduiertenzentrum Kulturwissenschaften

Tamm, K.
Sustainable Development - Strategies for Coping with the Anthropocene. Presentation at the conference “Humanities in the Anthropocene: What to make of the Human as Geological Force?”. JLU Giessen, 18.01.2013

Tamm, K.
Reflections on Grassroots and Governance Approaches to Sustainable Development in Current Europe. In: Meltzer, G. (ed): Proceedings of the 11th International Communal Studies Association (ICSA) Conference „Communal Pathways to Sustainable Living“, pp 201-213. Findhorn (2013)
Video

Tamm, K.
Celebrating Uncertainty in Qualitative Research. In: KULT_online 35  (2013), Gießener Graduiertenzentrum Kulturwissenschaften
Volltext

Parodi, O.; Quint, A.; Seebacher, A; Tamm, K.
District Future – Urban Lab: High-tech meets community movement. In: Meltzer, G. (ed): Proceedings of the 11th International Communal Studies Association (ICSA) Conference „Communal Pathways to Sustainable Living“, pp 511-514. Findhorn (2013)

Recent publications

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. TRIALOG 126/127 (2016)3-4 (October 2017), S. 74-82

Parodi, O.; Beecroft, R.; Albiez, M.; Quint, A.; Seebacher, A.; Tamm, K.; Waitz, C.
Von "Aktionsforschung" bis "Zielkonflikte" - Schlüsselbegriffe der Reallaborforschung. Technikfolgenabschätzung - Theorie und Praxis 25(2016)3, S. 9-18

Parodi, O.; Tamm, K.
Culture as a key concept for sustainable (non-)development. Vortrag auf der International Transdisciplinary Conference, Helsinki, Finnland, 06.-08.05.2016

Tamm, K.
Stakeholder dialogues at the photobox of sustainability: giving sustainability a face. In: Schmalzbauer, B.; Visbeck, M. (Hrsg.): Proceedings of the 2nd German Future Earth Summit - Conference Summary Report. Stuttgart, Kiel: German Committee Future Earth 2016, S. 53-54

Tamm, K.; Parodi, O.; Beecroft, R.; Albiez, M.
Bildung im Grenzbereich von Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft: Die Karlsruher Schule der Nachhaltigkeit. Posterpräsentation im Rahmen der German Future Earth Summit, Berlin, 28.01.2016

Albiez, M.; Tamm, K.
Lehre in Reallaboren. Vortrag auf der Tagung "Innovative Lehrmethoden im Kontext der Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung" - Einführungspräsentation im Rahmen des Workshops 2, Hochschulnetzwerk BNE Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe, 13.05.2015

Tamm, K.
Was hat Nachhaltigkeit mit (Un)gehorsamer Protest zu tun? Vortrag im Arbeitskreis Politische Philosophie (Polphil) des Instituts für Philosophie, KIT, Karlsruhe, 19.11.2015

Tamm, K.; Parodi, O.
Kultur für, in und als nachhaltige Entwicklung - Tagungsbericht von der Konferenz "Culture(s) in sustainable futures: theories, policies, practices" des europäischen Forschungsnetzwerks "Investigating cultural sustainability". Technikfolgenabschätzung - Theorie und Praxis 24(2015)2, S. 104-108
Volltext/pdf Inhalt/htm

Tamm, K.; Parodi, O.
Personal sustainability: ensouled and embodied? Vortrag auf der International Transdisciplinary Conference, Helsinki, Finnland, 06.-08.05.2015

Parodi, O.; Quint, A.; Seebacher, A.; Tamm, K.
District future - urban lab. Future city life gets tested. Posterpräsentation auf der Conference "Communal pathways to sustainable living" of the International Communal Studies Association (ICSA). Findhorn, Schottland, 26.-28.06.2013

List of publications at ITAS