Performance Lecture: About our time on Earth

What will our children’s and grandchildren’s world look like? Is there something we can do today to avoid the worst catastrophes, and is there a light at the end of the tunnel, leading us to a sustainable and inviting world?

Johan Rockström, professor in environmental science, gives a dramatized lecture from The Royal Dramatic Theatre stage in collaboration with the Nobel Prize Museum. Actors: Sanna Sundqvist and Andreas Rothlin Svensson. Director: Ada Berger. Presented by Dramaten in collaboration with the Nobel Prize Museum.

Instructions

The toolkit can be used as a social media campaign on its own, highlighting the importance of reducing the greenhouse gases in line with 1.5 C warming pathway – presented by Johan Rockström.

The toolkit can also be used as a social media campaign to push for: a) The performance lecture by Dramaten and/or b) The talk with professor Johan Rockström and Nobel Prize laureate. If conditions locally allow, you can receive a file to screen the performance lecture in a live event.

Building blocks

About our time on Earth (short version 17 min, English subtitles, youtube, contact SI for .mp4)
About our time on Earth (long version 60 min, English subtitles, available until July 2, svt.se)

Abstract: About our time on Earth (Swedish, word)

Recorded conversation (link to video available from February 23): What makes us listen to science? is a recorded conversation about how scientists can find new ways to convey important research findings and generate interest in their announcements. The conversation is about the climate crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic and scientific communication.

Social media

A Journey through the 10 chock messages from the latest science: video 1-10
(COMING SOON).

Script for 10 shock messages from the latest science (English, for local subtitling, word)
Script for 10 shock messages from the latest science (Swedish, for local subtitling, word)

Communication material

Trailer for social media: About our time on Earth (0,31 min, English subtitles, Vimeo)

Press images (download from Media Flow Pro)
Contact SI for logos

Financial support

Swedish embassies and consulates may apply for financial support of maximum 15,000 SEK for production of the printed material, language translation and travel costs and remuneration for Swedish guest speaker(s). Parts of the sum applied for should be used for inviting Swedish guest speaker(s).

How to apply

To apply, please fill out the application form.

The application must be sent in at least two months before the event. Resources are limited, and financial support may not be available at the end of the year. Limits may apply.

By filling out the application form you agree to respect the copyright agreement for the images.

How to report

After completed event, fill out the project report for toolkits.

Contact person at the Swedish Institute

For more information, please contact Kajsa Guterstam or Michael Skoglund.