IPSP author Christiane Spiel (chapter 19) has recently made several presentations on the topic of education and social progress.

“Education beyond teaching: Third mission of universities”
May 10, 2017. This was the keynote address at “Erasmus+ Day” at the University of Vienna, Austria.
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“The contribution of education to social progress”
June 23, 2017. At the symposium “Economy in Transition” in Vienna, Austria.
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“How education can promote social progress”
July 6, 2017. A keynote at the International Association of University Presidents (IUAP)’s “Young Scientists” conference. You can watch the video of the talk below: