09/25/2013

Should the concept of resilience be saved?

Seminar of the 20th of September 2013 by Hugo Carton, Raphaël Stevens & Pablo Servigne

Today, the concept of resilience is everywhere. Its success possibly stems from the fact that it can be used in a context of choc, trauma, disturbance… or “crisis”. But can this concept really be applied to societies? Can we truly measure resilience? Could it help us understand the dynamics of a potential civilizational collapse and to build a post-carbon society? As such, should the concept of resilience be saved?

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