Rural Development, climate policy, environmental management, Central and Eastern Europe
Excerpt:Summer School "Rural Development Beyond Agriculture: Perspectives and Potentials". Organisation/Location: The University of Applied Forest Sciences, Rottenburg (HFR), in collaboration with and through funding from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and in co-operation with the Annual Conference "Tropentag".
Excerpt:The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG - www.iccgov.org) - a think tank focusing its activities on climate policy design and governance - is calling for applications for a six-month visiting research position for PhD Students or Post Docs.
Excerpt:The Staff Group "Rural Development, Environment and Population Studies" at the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdem, is looking for a Postdoctoral researcher in the field of: Agrarian and Environmental Studies (AES).
26th PhD Workshop on International Climate Policy - Studies in Economics, Politics and Social Science
Excerpt:The 26th PhD workshop on "International Climate Policy" will take place from 25-26 April, 2013 in Paris, France. This year's workshop will focus on studies in economics, politics and social science. The deadline for the submission of papers is 15 February, 2013.
Excerpt:Last year governments in developed nations delayed or scaled back planned actions to reduce CO2 emissions, as the economic situation caused a “difficult environment in which to advance legislation on climate change”, the 3rd GLOBE Climate Legislation Study has found.
Excerpt:A one-day conference to examine the role of the EU in shaping an effective international climate change regime. The aim of this conference is to understand the challenge from the perspective of academics, policy makers and civil society organisations.
Excerpt:The European Commission has adopted its Work Programme for 2013. The overarching task remains to return the EU to sustainable growth which requires targeted action in a limited number of key policy areas. ...
Excerpt:The Environmental Policy group at Wageningen University is looking for a sociologist, political scientist, or candidate from a similar social science discipline, to become Assistant Professor with a specialisation in climate and energy policy/governance, preferably related to urban settings.
Excerpt:The Call for Abstracts for the XIII World Congress of Rural Sociology: "The New Rural World. From Crisis to Opportunities" is open until the 12 January, 2012. A list containing session topics and their respective organizers has been released now.
Excerpt:This article by Andrew Jordan reflects on the EU's desire to provide leadership on the politics of climate change on the one hand and the global reality that has unfolded since Copenhagen on the other.