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Transformation in a Changing Climate: Call for Papers

Climate change is considered by many to be the greatest challenge to humanity ― a ‘perfect storm’ that will lead to unprecedented social and ecological impacts unless addressed in a comprehensive, urgent manner.

The “Transformation in a Changing Climate” conference aims to bring together diverse perspectives on deliberate transformation in response to climate change. The conference will serve as a creative, innovative and inspirational gathering that catalyzes new insights on transformation processes and the implications for research, policy and practice. Such insights will contribute to international transdisciplinary research initiatives, including Future Earth.

The organisers welcome papers that address the central issues and those that cut across themes to look at the linkages between different scales and dimensions of transformation. Particularly interested in understanding relationships between personal, cultural and systems transformation. Seeking papers that address questions such as:

  • What types of transformation are considered necessary?
  • What factors facilitate transformation in theory and in practice, across different systems, sectors, and domains?
  • What types of capacities and competencies need to be developed to initiate and facilitate transformations that are both ethical and sustainable?
  • How does science itself need to change, and how can new approaches to global change research contribute to transformation of both theory and practice?

Abstract Submission Deadline on November 1, 2021

Submission of abstracts for oral presentations will be open until November 1, 2012. We kindly ask you to submit abstracts of no more than 250 words by email, in a Windows-compatible Word format to: transformation-conference@sosgeo.uio.no

Authors will be notified about the review process by December 1, 2012 via email. If the abstract is accepted, then full papers of 3000 - 6000 words will be due on May 1, 2013. A selection of presented papers will be published in special journal issues.

For further information please visit the conference website: www.iss.uio.no/transformation, or contact Linda.Sygna@sosgeo.uio.no

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