INSITE Conference in Venice

insiteDavid Avra Lane has invited me to take part as a discussant of his presentation at INSITE Conference tomorrow. It is a great pleasure an honor to take part in this project. They are very interested in learning more about the Basque case of socio-economic transformation. These are the ideas and approaches that INSITE project is exploring:

The overriding imperative for our society is economic growth. The engine of this growth is innovation, the creation of new kinds of artifacts. But the increasing threatens of environmental, social and economic crises urge us to pose a question: is “the innovation society” sustainable? INSITE is investigating whether Western society’s innovation processes and its dependence on them might lie at the root of the sustainability crises. And if so – what can be done about it?

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