Header MasterClass MAB WH

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM),
In Partnership with
Universitas Udayana & Universitas Mahasaraswati, Denpasar, Bali; and Keio University, Japan

The first session will introduce briefly the four session covered in the eight hours of UNESCO MasterClass on the “Application of Sustainability Science for Biosphere Reserve & World Heritage Site: Subak System in BALI as a Case Study”.
The four main components of Sustainability Science are :

  1. Focus on dynamic interactions between nature and society;
  2. Inter- & Transdisciplinary approach, i.e. how is the local and scientific knowledge developed and issues and problems identified by scientist and practitioner;
  3. Normative function, what lies behind the Subak system; and
  4. Transformational function, how the results of our workshop/ series of FGDs, participatory approach involving various actors stakeolders, local community, academia/ expert and government integrate in finding common issues and environing solution into action plan as part of the localizing SDGs process to find set of Goals and Targets of SDGs for Subak system

Finally, the four sessions of MSclass conclude that SuS functions as versatile tool in translating global agenda into local level, finding issues at local level by combining the Top-Bottom Approach manifested in Multilevel Sustainability Governance for Subak. Subak as  WHS has potential for BR which supports the strong values of Tri Hita Karana philosophy that embedded in Balinese way of life, enhance the Social Capital of Pekaseh in a current, Subak as a potential living lab of education for sustainable development and Subak community based cultural tourism to support the zonation for Biosphere Reserves.

(GMT +7)
28 Nov 2017
12.00 – 2.00 pm
Session 1 : Building Block, An Introduction on Sustainability Science Approach, Biosphere Reserves, World Heritage Site and Subak System
Dr. Irina Safitri Zen (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)
2.15 – 4.15 pm
Session 2 : Social- Ecological System, SES – The Approach  & Reflection of Local Knowledge on Subak System, Current Tourism Practices and it’s Impact in Bali Province
Dr. Irina Safitri Zen (UTM SDSN Chapter)
Prof. Dr. Wayan Windia (Director of Subak Research Center, Universitas Udayana, Bali)
 30 Nov 2017
12.00 – 2.00 pm
Session 3 : Interdisciplinary Approach of Sustainability Science in Assessing the Zonation for Biosphere Reserves, BRs
Dr. Irina Safitri Zen (UTM SDSN Chapter)
Dr. Ir. Nyoman Utari Vibriyanti (Master Program of Regional Planning, Universitas Mahasaraswati, Bali, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr. Sang Putu Kaler Surata (Universitas Mahasaraswati)
2.15 – 4.15 pm
Session 4 : Trans-disciplinary approach of Sustainability Science & Localization of SDGs for Subak System
Dr. Irina Safitri Zen (UTM SDSN Chapter)
Dr. Ketut Gede Dharma Putra (Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Udayana)