The Making Transitions Happen doctoral studentship will provide support for 3 years, renewable annually subject to satisfactory progress. The award will pay UK/EU tuition fees and a maintenance stipend, currently £15,600 (€18,600 approx.).
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Following history of past educational events (THEMES 2006-2009, Thor Heyerdahl Summer School in Environmental Governance 2011, 2012, Central European School on Multiple methods in the Governance of the Commons (2009-2013) ESEE board is pleased to announce call for series of transdisciplinary and collaborative training institutes on Ecological Economics aimed at early career researchers, practitioners and decision-makers in Europe. Events can be focused on any of the diverse range of topics associated with ecological economics, but will share a common participatory approach and structure. Local organisers can (annually) bid for up to 2000 euros for events that meet a number of criteria.
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The Fourth International Conference on Degrowth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity will take place in the German city of Leipzig from September 2-6, 2014.
The 2014 conference will give room for scientific debates, exchange between activists and economic/cultural pioneers and also artistic approaches to the subject. It is part of an international cycle of events: so far, there have been conferences on degrowth in Paris 2008, in Barcelona 2010 and in Venice and Montreal 2012.
More information on http://leipzig.degrowth.org/en/