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ESEE ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS TRAINING INSTITUTES CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

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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Summer School “the Green Economy”

June 16 – June 27, 2014

The third course of the Thor Heyerdahl Summer School in Environmental Governance – will be organized in Norway in June 2014. The topic of this year’s course is ‘the Green Economy’ . This concept is loaded with very different meanings, as it is connected to dif­ferent traditions within economics. It also links up closely with natural sciences – especially ecology, but also physics – as well as with other social sciences. Several internationally renowned researchers will participate as teachers. We mention Richard Howarth, Tim Jackson, Sharachchandra Lele, Sian Sullivan and Heidi Wittmer. The Summer School is open to PhD students and young researchers who have completed their PhD degree within the last 4 years of the application deadline (February 20, 2014). Priority will be given to applicants from social science oriented programs or interdisciplinary (combined social and natural science) programs.

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