Call for papers: workshop on Social Inclusion and Poverty Eradication

July 8, 2016

International academic workshop organised by CROP and Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, 17-18 November 2016, Harvard University, USA. This workshop will explore the ways in which social exclusion contributes to poverty, and how social inclusion in various spheres may reduce it. Particular attention will be paid […]

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New videos: Transformations to Sustainability – A Research Programme and Growing Knowledge Network

July 4, 2016

Earlier this year, researchers from the Transformations to Sustainability community presented the research programme and some of its networks and projects at the International Conference of the European Network of Political Ecology (ENTITLE) – ‘Undisciplined Environments’, held between the 20th and 24th of March 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden. In a session dedicated to the Transformations […]

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Social science input sought for IPCC survey ahead of 1.5˚C Special report

July 3, 2016

Social scientists are invited to provide input into a scoping survey for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5˚C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways. The Special Report will be provided to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) […]

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Ethnografilm Asia 2016

July 3, 2016

Following successful showings in Paris and Nairobi, Ethnografilm 2016 returns to Kerala for an evening of films that enhance our understanding of the social world. The festival takes place on July 6th, 2016 at the Press Club, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India from 7.30pm. Ten short films from the 2016 selection will be shown. The films have […]

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Webinar: Transformative Knowledge Networks – solutions-oriented research in practice

June 27, 2016

Research on global change and sustainability increasingly goes hand in hand with calls for profound change and social transformation – but what do we know about these processes in different, concrete contexts of application? What can social science-led research contribute to generating solutions and transformative change towards sustainability and social justice? On Tuesday, 5th July […]

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