Lecture 1: Introduction to Complex Societal Challenges

Data for Peace & Justice (Minor Responsible Innovation)

This article provides links to the learning objectives, background literature and slides of the first lecture as part of the course Data for Peace & Justice (Minor Responsible Innovation). Please find the lecture slides provided at the bottom of the page.

Lecture Goals

  • Differentiate between simple from complex and/or wicked challenges;
  • Identify complex challenges, in particular within the domains of sustainable development, humanitarian crisis and peace & justice;
  • Recognise how to confront complex societal challenges.


Lecture Slides



References (background)