Welcome to the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE)!

ESEE is the European branch of the International Society of Ecological Economics (ISEE).

ESEE is a non-profit, member-governed, organisation dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people.

ESEE publishes a newsletter and books (in association with various publishers); holds regional and international meetings; develops educational materials; and facilitates a voice for ecological economists in public forums.

ESEE provides a forum so that we might all better understand these issues. Add your voice to the discussion by becoming a member.

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12th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics

It is a great pleasure to invite you to the 12th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics, which will be held from June 20-23, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary hosted by the Corvinus Business School, Corvinus University of Budapest.

In 2017 the main theme of the conference will be ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS IN ACTION: BUILDING A REFLECTIVE AND INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY. The conference aims to bring together diverse sets of actors who are engaged in co-producing ecological economics insights and advice for responsible and creative pathways towards sustainability. We seek to open up disciplinary boundaries through collaboration and discussion, as well as through critical engagement and mutual learning with practitioners and local community efforts that aim to realise transformation towards sustainability.

We are pleased to invite you to submit an abstract and special session proposal through the conference website esee2017budapest.org. The deadline for submitting special session proposals is 7 October, 2016 and for abstract submission is 25 November, 2016. » Read the full article

ESEE 20th Anniversary Bulletin

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of the society in 1996, ESEE has published a special bulletin to reflect on two decades of the society and ecological economics in Europe, with contributions from Arild Vatn, Inge Røpke, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Clive Spash and Tommaso Luzzati, amongst others. » Read the full article

Research associate in natural resource governance, agri-environmental policy analysis and commons research

The Professorship of Agricultural, Environmental and Food Policy with a focus on Governance and Natural Resources (Prof. Insa Theesfeld) at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg  http://www.landw.uni-halle.de/prof/agrarpolitik/ offers a full time position for a research associate starting after 01.08.2016.

This position is initially for 3 years. A prolongation is foreseen.

The salary is based on German federal public service scale according to qualification and tasks up to E13 TV-L.

Application deadline is 17th May 2016

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