The AquaMooc Team

Reingard Spannring (right)

is sociologist working at the Institute for Educational Science at the University of Innsbruck. Her research areas include environmental education research, philosophy of education, critical animal studies and youth research. (CV)

Shé Hawke (left)

is an interdisciplinary scholar at the Mediterranean Institute for Environmental Studies (MIOS) of the Science and Research Centre in Koper, Slovenia. Her research focuses on sustainability and the cascading effects of climate change especially through water.



Lukas Ladner

 is our filmmaker



Claudia Forrer
is project assistant and master student at the Institute for Educational Science at the University of Innsbruck.

Claudia Forrer



is our canine co-researcher of snow and waterscapes



Dominik Gallenberger

studies biology and geology at the University of Innsbruck and helped us with the biological and ecological aspects of this project

Dominik klein 


Department for Digital Media and Learning Technologies at the University of Innsbruck:

Anna Saxer, Andreas Brigo and Barbara Hoffmann.



The larger project team

Surviving Team

 (from left to right: Reingard Spannring, Shé Hawke, Lenart Škof, Nadja Furlan Štante, Kristjan Nemac, Nives Dolšak)


Lenart Škof (Head of Institute for Philosophical Studies, SRC Koper) is among the leading international scholars in the field of respiratory thinking. He was a visiting scholar at Stanford University and Max Weber Institute for Advanced Social Sciences (Erfurt) and guest lecturer at various departments (Australia, India, Sweden, Germany, Austria, Poland). He authored several works on the topic of respiratory thinking, air and breathing, among them Atmospheres of Breathing, ed. by L. Škof and P. Berndtson (SUNY Press, 2018), Ethik des Atems (Herder/Karl Alber, 2017), Breath of Proximity: Intersubjectivity, Ethics, and Peace (Dordrecht: Springer, 2015), and Breathing with Luce Irigaray, ed. by L. Škof and E. Holmes (Bloomsbury, 2013).

Nives Dolšak holds a joint Ph.D. in Political Science and Public Policy from the Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. She is a professor of environmental policy and an associate director of the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle. She teaches courses on climate change governance, ocean management, and policy analysis. Her research is published in academic journals in climate and environmental policy, public policy and environmental communication. Dolšak will work within the partner AMEU ECM.

Nadja Furlan Štante is senior research fellow at the Science and Research Centre Koper. She received her B.A., M.A. and PhD degrees at Faculty of Theology, Univ. of Ljubljana). Her authored books include In Search for Goddess: new cosmology of sensibility and hospitality (Annales, Koper 2014) and Woman, nature and religion: eco-feminist perception (Annales, Koper 2014). She has edited several volumes and is the author of numerous scientific articles in ecofeminist theology. Since 2010 she has been a member of the permanent expert body of the ARRS (she is holding the post of a national coordinator for theology). She received a Fulbright research grant for the 2008-09 academic year at University of Berkeley. 

Kristjan Nemac is a young researcher (PhD candidate) at SRC Koper. He works in the fields of geography and sociology.


Project website Science and Research Center Koper, Slovenia

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