Events

Third International Conference on Degrowth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity, 19-23 September 2012, Venice, Italy

The conference offers an opportunity for people to meet in a different environment, and to find points of agreement and convergence between each other. This should help them to focus their own efforts while keeping in mind the complex nature of the de-growth movement as a whole. People with different areas of interest and levels of experience can come together and combine their knowledge. This includes research (universities, study groups, lines of research), experimentation (good practices, [permacultori], networds of economic solidarity), communication (activists, filmmakers, giornalists and other media figures), and

artistic expression (actors, musicians, writers and poets). » Read the full article

International Conference on Degrowth in the Americas, 13-19 May 2012, Montreal, Canada

The goal of this conference is to build a degrowth movement in the Americas with rigorous examination of issues, involving academia and social movements, arts and sciences, thought and living experiences. For this purpose it will be a “slow” one-week long conference to experience degrowth.

Call for submissions for workshops, panels, papers, posters, artistic presentations, symposia and special sessions: montreal.degrowth.org/call.html

Guidelines and Deadlines:

montreal.degrowth.org/call_guide.html

Deadlines for Paper Presentation, symposia, workshops, roundtables

and special sessions: December 31, 2011

Leuphana Sustainability Summit 2012 – Call for Papers

Enabling a Transdisciplinary Approach. 29th February – 2nd March 2012, Lüneburg, Germany

The institutionalization of sustainability as a regulative idea has only started in some spheres of activity and some areas of the world. To achieve transitions towards sustainability, continuous inquiry, learning, and adaptation is needed. And this requires science to go beyond disciplinary – and even interdisciplinary – approaches. » Read the full article

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