Welcome to the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE)!

ESEE is the European branch of the International Society of Ecological Economics (ISEE).

ESEE is a non-profit, member-governed, organisation dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people.

ESEE publishes a newsletter and books (in association with various publishers); holds regional and international meetings; develops educational materials; and facilitates a voice for ecological economists in public forums.

ESEE provides a forum so that we might all better understand these issues. Add your voice to the discussion by becoming a member.

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Recent Posts

Post-doc position "Participatory development of land use scenarios"

Wageningen UR (University & Research centre) looks for a post-doc researcher who will support the process of developing multi-scale participatory scenarios for a number of case studies in Latin America and Europe, relating to a range of issues importantly including deforestation, biodiversity loss and climate adaptation/mitigation. Three large European projects, focusing on

climate adaptation, biodiversity, and land use change, all seek to develop integrated scenarios of land use

change through linking models and stakeholder-driven products. All projects are strongly interdisciplinary and demand knowledge integration and knowledge co-production. » Read the full article

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:


Deadlines for Paper Presentation, symposia, workshops, roundtables

and special sessions: December 31, 2011