Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Kate Raworth Professor of Practice

Inaugural lecture

Invitation to the official celebratory appointment of Kate Raworth as AUAS’ first Professor of Practice on Thursday, 23 January 2020 in the Wibauthuis on the Amstel Campus.

Kate Raworth is a global opinion leader in the area of sustainability and economic transition. She outlined a framework for this in her book Doughnut Economics. From January 2020, Raworth will be leading an AUAS project to develop a concrete approach to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals. The aim is to enrich (economics) education with the latest insights relating to sustainable economic development. 


Location: Wibauthuis

15:00 – 15:45 

‘College Tour’ with Kate Raworth for students, led by Ruurd Priester


15:45 – 16:00

Presentation by Amsterdam Fashion Institute

16:00 – 19:00 

Bazaar with sustainable AUAS initiatives, such as a mini-lecture on doughnut economics, our own beekeeper, waste management, psychology of the sustainable city. 


17:00 – 18:00 

Celebratory appointment of Kate Raworth


18:00 – 19:00 

Drinks reception


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Published by  Communication 21 January 2020