Past Events

Ecological Economics Summer Institutes

Multiple methods in interdisciplinary environmental research

Interdisciplinary environmental research is increasingly characterized by a major methodological shift. It is becoming evident that no single method can overcome the challenges of interdisciplinary research at the interface between social and natural sciences. The call for the use of multiple methods in interdisciplinary research is an increasingly important methodological debate in communities such as ecological economics, political ecology and resilience alliance. In particular, the growing attention on collaborative research requires multi-method application to overcome theoretical but also practical challenges. Building on the successful ESEE summer school series THEMES, the ESEE Summer Institutes introduce innovative theoretical and practical ideas of multi-method application and collaborative research to the education of doctoral and post-doctoral  interdisciplinary environmental researchers. » Read the full article

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Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental and Resource Economics

The Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Catania, the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) and the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), with the sponsorship of the Municipality of Belpasso, are pleased to announce the Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental and Resource Economics for postgraduate students.
The 2012 Summer School will take place from the 2nd to the 8th of September in Belpasso, a city in the Province of Catania, Sicily, Italy. The theme of this Summer School is Sustainable Development: Theory and Measurement Methods. Deadline for applications: June 24th, 2012. » Read the full article

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Economics as if life mattered: Can we shape economic policy to save species?

Symposium at ZSL London Zoo
25th of May, 2012

What does the global economy have to do with orangutans, spotted owls, and cod? Along with polar bears, elephants and countless other species, these animals are being driven to extinction and our

unsustainable economic system is the driving force. On the 25th of May, join conservation and economic experts to explore these links and develop strategies for prioritising wildlife conservation in the new economy. Economics as if life mattered will bring together Alejandro Nadal from the IUCN, Brian Czech, President of the Center for the
Advancement of the Steady State Economy, Green Economist Molly Scott Cato, and directors of Fauna & Flora International, Humane Society International, ZSL Conservation Programmes, Birdlife International and Scottish Wildlife Trust. » Read the full article

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