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

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

Leuphana Sustainability Summit 2012 – Call for Papers

Enabling a Transdisciplinary Approach. 29th February – 2nd March 2012, Lüneburg, Germany

The institutionalization of sustainability as a regulative idea has only started in some spheres of activity and some areas of the world. To achieve transitions towards sustainability, continuous inquiry, learning, and adaptation is needed. And this requires science to go beyond disciplinary – and even interdisciplinary – approaches. » Read the full article

PostDoc positions at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission

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).