2018 ATLAS  T3  International  Conference 

Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania 

June 3-7, 2018


The Academy of Transdisciplinary Learning and Advanced Studies(TheATLAS) is pleased to present an award “The Academy Gold Medal of Honor” for distinguished contribution to the advancement of Transdisciplinary Foundational ideas and activities. The award comes with Honorary lifetime Membership in the Academy. The Academy Gold Medal of Honor recognizes unusual accomplishment in transdisciplinary education and research, public service, and other allied pursuits beneficial to design and process science. Award ceremony will be during the ATLAS Reception on Monday, June 4th, 2018.

Dr. Magda Stavinschi


Honorary researcher of the Astronomical Institute of the Romanian Academy, whose director she was for 15 years (1990-2005); President of the Astronomy Education and Development Commission of the International Astronomical Union – IAU (2006-2009), President of the IAU Working Group The Future Development of the Ground-Based Astrometry (2000-2009), President of the Working Group Astronomy and Cultural Heritage of the European Society for Astronomy in Culture – SEAC (from 2004), member of the International Society for Science and Religion – ISSR, of the International Center for Transdisciplinary Research – CIRET, of the Romanian Committee for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, President of the Institute for Transdisciplinary Studies in Science, Spirituality and Society – IT4S and of the Association for Dialogue between Science and Religion in Romania – ADSTR, Officier de l'Ordre National du Mérite (France, 2005). More than 300 scientific articles, of which more than half in peer-reviewed journals, hundreds of articles and scientific papers for the public. Co-editor of the series „ Ştiinţă şi Religie / Science and Religion”, „ Ştiinţă, Spiritualitate, Societate / Science Spirituality, Society”, „Curtea Veche” Publishing. Editor or co-editor of several volumes, such as: Theoretical and Observational Problems Related to Solar Eclipses (1997), Advances in Solar Research at Eclipses from Ground and from Space (2000), Leçons d’astronomie (2003), Astrometry for Astrophysics (2013), 14 Steps to the Universe (2015). Author or co-author of many books: Astronomical Observatory, 75 Years of Existence (1983), Cometa Halley / Halley Comet (1985), La drum cu Pământul / On the Road with the Earth (1986), Coopération entre astronomes roumains et français − une longue tradition (1995), Întuneric în plină zi / Darkness in Broad Daylight (1999), Mic dicţionar al eclipselor / Small Dictionary of Eclipses (1999, in English 2000), Timpul de-a lungul...timpului / The Time along… the Time (2002), După 122 de ani: Venus şi Soarele / After 122 years: Venus and the Sun (2004), Histoire celeste. Entre Roumanie et France (2008), Bucharest Observatory Centennary (2008), Istoria astronomiei româneşti / History of the Romanian Astronomy – DVD (2014), Constantin Pârvulescu, erou şi cercetător al cerului / Constantin Pârvulescu, Hero and Researcher of the Sky (2015), Astronomul Nicolae Donici; enigme descifrate / The Astronomer Nicolae Donici, Deciphered Enigma (2015), Astronomia şi Academia Română / The Astronomy and the Romanian Academy (2016).
www.astro.ro/magda, www.it4s.ro


This award is given in recognition of outstanding achievement in transdisciplinary research or education as evidenced by use of transdisciplinary skills in solving unstructured societal problems and outstanding leadership in transdisciplinary education and its activities.  Award ceremony will be during the  ATLAS Reception on Monday, June 4th, 2018.

Prof. Dr. Domingo Adame

Bachelor in Dramatic Literature and Theater by Autonomous National University of Mexico UNAM (1983), Master in Literary Studies by Autonomous University of State of Mexico (1993) and PhD by Iberoamericana University (2001), has followed a course of specialization in performance and theatrical direction in Theater School of Krakow, Poland (1985-86). He has worked as actor, director, professor and theatrical researcher in several institutions of higher education of the country.  From 2001 until now is professor-researcher in Veracruzana University in Xalapa, Mexico.

Is author, between other titles of: The theatrical director interpreter-creator. Proceed hermeneutic having to the dramatic text (1995); Theaters and Theatricalities in Mexico, XX Century (2003); Tribute of the Oxymoron. Introduction in the Theories of the Theatricality (2005); To Comprise the Theatricality (2007) and Knowledge and Representation. A re-learning to the Trans- Theatricality (2009).

Has been Director of the National Centre of Theatrical Research Rodolfo Usigli of The National Institute of Fine Arts (1989-1993), Founder President of Mexican Association of Theater Research (1993), Director of the Theater Faculty of The Veracruzana University (2005-2009), and is Director of the Magazine Theatrical Research of The Veracruzana University and Mexican Association of Theater Research. His lines of Research are Theater in Mexico, Complexity and Transdisciplinarity and Transtheatre. Member of the National System of Researchers by the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT, Mexico), and of the International Center of Studies and Transdisciplinary Research (CIRET, Paris).

Dr. Sacha Kagan

Dr. Sacha Kagan is a research associate at the Leuphana University Lüneburg (Germany), ISCO (Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization). He is the Chair of Research Network 2 (Sociology of the Arts) at the European Sociological Association, a founding coordinator at the international level of Cultura21 (cultural fieldworks for sustainability), and a member in the ecoartnetwork and in the walking artists network a.o. His main research and action areas are the transdisciplinary field of “arts and (un-)sustainability” and the cultural dimension of sustainable (urban) development. His current research project, “The City as Space of Possibility” explores the city of Hanover, Germany (www.leuphana.de/sam).  Further links: personal website: http://sachakagan.wordpress.com ; university webpage: http://www.leuphana.de/universitaet/personen/sacha-kagan.html ; publications list: http://fox.leuphana.de/portal/de/persons/sacha-kagan(b289bb46-5ea1-4104-bd3d-bbc17143b5bc)/publications.html