Topic outline

  • General

    Welcome to join 10 high-level sessions on State of the World and Development!

    This lecture series  highlights the environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainable development and explores the dilemma of development from various stakeholder perspectives.  Lectures are open for all in Aalto! To gain the study credits, please register through SISU ( Lectures will not be recorded or streamed.

    • Lectures from 11 September to 11 October 2023

    • Mondays in A1-A123 & Wednesdays in A2-A215 in Otakaari 1, at 10-12.  See Course Programme for exceptions on 11.9 and 20.9!

    • 2 ECTS (pass/fail) 
    • 10 guest lectures and 5 reflection assignments: 80% attendance and assignment completion required to pass the course

    • Course coordinator: Julia Sundman ( 

        Course assistant: Bhattarabhop "Best" Viriyaroj (