People, Places and Sustainability: Exploring Ideas Across Communities – Call for Papers
The Environmental Studies Association of Canada (ESAC) has issued a call for paper or poster proposals for its Annual Conference . This year’s headline will be ‘People, Places and Sustainability: Exploring Ideas Across Communities’, with the aim of developing a better grasp of what is meant by the term ‘sustainability’ and the factors that contribute to its realisation.
Abstracts are invited on a variety of topics, including: politics of environmental knowledges (traditional, local, scientific); sustainable development (urban, rural, energy, resource use, food systems); climate change; community resilience; sustainable livelihoods; ecosystem goods and services; indigenous peoples and environment; policy and sustainability (international, national, municipal); gender and environment; environmental education; resource management / conservation; economics of sustainability (consumption, production, marketing); social movements (deliberate simplicity, intentional communities); historical perspectives; and, human security and conflict.
Abstracts should be submitted by 15 February, 2011 and sent to the Conference Chair, Tara Goetze.