Call for Papers: American Association of Geographers, 5 – 10 April, 2017, Boston (Massachusetts)

Shared by Damian White on our mailing list. Reconstructing Urban Natures?: Building Engagements between Green Urbanism, the Resilient City, and Urban Political Ecology. Hannah Teicher, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, MIT & Damian White, History, Philosophy and Social Science, RISD. At first glance, the on-going debates about possible forms of an ecological urbanism in architecture Read more about Call for Papers: American Association of Geographers, 5 – 10 April, 2017, Boston (Massachusetts)[…]

Call for Contributions: Sustainable Lifestyles, Livelihoods and the Circular Economy, 27-29 June 2017, Brighton, UK

Shared by Philip Vergragt on our mailing list. The Global Research Forum invites session and paper proposals for its third international conference on the theme of “Sustainable Lifestyles, Livelihoods and the Circular Economy,” hosted by the Institute of Development Studies and the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex. The conference will Read more about Call for Contributions: Sustainable Lifestyles, Livelihoods and the Circular Economy, 27-29 June 2017, Brighton, UK[…]

Using Behavioral Science Insights To Better Serve the American People

Jean Boucher shared this recent executive order from the United States with us on our mailing list. The Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (SBST) has recently made publicly available Executive Order 13707 of September 15, 2015. Excerpt: A growing body of evidence demonstrates that behavioral science insights— research findings from fields such as behavioral economics Read more about Using Behavioral Science Insights To Better Serve the American People[…]

Call for Papers: Panel for Society for Applied Anthropology’s Annual Meeting 2017

Shared by Luminita-Anda Mandache on our mailing list. Please contact her directly for more information. Multiple solidarities for multiple economies: solidarity economy across geographical divides Discussants: Brian Burke (Appalachian State University) and Sarah Lyon (University of Kentucky, to be confirmed) Organizer: Luminita-Anda Mandache (University of Arizona) Following Keith Hart’s definition of human economy (2010), solidarity economy Read more about Call for Papers: Panel for Society for Applied Anthropology’s Annual Meeting 2017[…]

Call for Papers for a special issue on ‘Energy and the Future’ at the Energy Research & Social Science Journal

Shared by Laurence Delina on our mailing list. We will be producing a collection of latest and original interdisciplinary papers on ‘the future of energy,’ and ‘energy and the future’ that consider emergent and crucial contemporary situations and developments. This collection aims to highlight plausible and multiple energy futures based on new and emerging directions for energy Read more about Call for Papers for a special issue on ‘Energy and the Future’ at the Energy Research & Social Science Journal[…]

Call for papers for a special issue on urban transformative capacity: “Habitat International”

Shared by Marc Wolfram on our mailing list. Urban transformative capacity: Enabling sustainability transitions in and through cities Background Humanity is facing unprecedented challenges in terms of urban transformation. Global environmental change, imminent resource depletion, rapid urbanization, migration waves, and the corresponding need to restructure the political economy of nation states are pointing towards a critical Read more about Call for papers for a special issue on urban transformative capacity: “Habitat International”[…]

Call for Proposals: Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene Symposium

Dimitris Stevis shared the following call for proposals on our mailing list. Symposium, 24-25 April 2017, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA Proposal deadline: November 1, 2016 Environmental justice is a central component of sustainability politics during the Anthropocene – the current geological age when human activity is the dominant influence on climate and environment. Read more about Call for Proposals: Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene Symposium[…]