Human Nature 2016 – Boundaries
When Axfoundation organized the seventh Human Nature (Swe: Människans Natur) seminar, the theme was boundaries. Human Nature is the re-occurring conference that examines the human's inner and outer nature, and nature itself. The conference was held in Torekov in August 2016. As for all Human Nature seminars, we wanted to dissect a topic from different angles.
Boundaries—a topical word that appears in many guises. Geographical and psychological, physical and constructed, visible and invisible, solid and liquid, desirable and unacceptable. Human Nature 2016 was a cross-boundary day where we tried to understand the human relationship to all kinds of boundaries, from those that define our security to those who make us feel trapped. Can we even talk about boundaries? A boundary is an indication of something that separates two areas — concrete or abstract — from each other. A boundary can thus be almost anywhere, between pretty much anything, and dissolve the minute you decide that it does not apply anymore.
Moderator: Johanna Koljonen
Human Nature 2016 was a cross-boundary day where we tried to understand the human relationship to all kinds of boundaries.
About Human Nature
The seminar series “Människans natur” (Human Nature) is an informal event during which we raise interesting aspects of the human’s inner and outer nature together with scientists, politicians, industry, local farmers and other old friends. The seminar is often broadcasted on Swedish public television. Human Nature was first held in 2010.