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
Enabling a Transdisciplinary Approach. 29th February – 2nd March 2012, Lüneburg, Germany
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The positions are proposed for water-related research at the Rural, Water and Ecosystem Resources Unit of the Joint Research Centre of the European
Commission in Ispra (North Italy)
IES-2011-301136 – Water Economics and Valuation of Watershed Services
IES-2011-301134 – Water resources optimization modelling
Information on applications and conditions of employment can be found at the following link:
Please note that the first deadline for submitting applications is 9th November (12h00 CET).