The upcoming conference will be a forum to present the latest in global degrowth thought and practice, and bring it into dialogue within the specific context of Central and Eastern Europe of the 21st century. In this respect, the conference will be organised around 12 themes which reflect the context of the conference and the open issues of the degrowth movement that were highlighted at the preceding conference in Leipzig. » Read the full article
ISDRS 2016 - Rethinking Sustainability Models and Practices: Challenges for the New and Old World Contexts
The International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) is pleased to announce its 22nd Annual Conference to be held 13-15 July 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. The conference is hosted by the School of Science and Technology (FCT) and the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research (CENSE) at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (UNL), in association with ISDRS. The conference will be preceded by the 1st Luso-Brazilian Symposium on Sustainability Models and Practices (11-12 July 2016), coordinated jointly by the CENSE-FCT-UNL and the Institute of Energy and Environment, University of São Paulo.
The Institute for Ecological Economics is currently inviting applications for a fulltime Assistant Professor, non-tenure track position (post-doc, employee subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff – Angestellte/r gemäß Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer/innen der Universitäten; gross monthly salary, paid 14 times per year: € 3,546). This employee position will be limited to a period of 6 years, starting on January 01, 2016 (commencement date subject to change). » Read the full article