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

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Recent Posts

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Urban Environmental Policy

The Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences at the University of Helsinki, Finland, is announcing one open tenure-track position in


The field of the position has been specified as urban environmental policy, ”with special emphasis on interdisciplinary methods of environmental policy research”. The position will be located in the discipline of environmental change and policy at the Department of Environmental Sciences. The Department is committed to supporting the operational conditions of the appointee in an appropriate manner, including promoting his or her opportunities to maintain and develop research-related cooperation networks and to supervise postgraduate students in the field.

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Studying Sustainable Governance, 03-04 October 2011, Bratislava

The role of new approaches in studying sustainable governance: experimental research and modelling of governance processes

The main objective

of the workshop is to demonstrate if and how experimental and modelling techniques can substantially contribute to environmental governance and the design of effective management strategies under the given complexity. » Read the full article

Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies

The Environmental Studies Program at Dartmouth College aims to recruit a tenure-track, assistant professor in policy, politics and governance. The successful candidate will have an integrative understanding of concepts and methods from diverse social science disciplines and will take an interdisciplinary approach to society-environment interactions. We are particularly interested in candidates who focus on sustainability, energy, climate, ecosystems, food, justice or development. Qualifications: A PhD in Environmental Studies, the environmental social sciences or a related field completed by the appointment date. » Read the full article