Energy, cities, climate policy, governance, Knowledge, pollution, housing
Excerpt:The organizing committee of the 9th International Conference in Interpretive Policy Analysis with the theme "Governance and Beyond: Knowledge, Technology and Communication in a Globalizing World" is calling for proposals for full, paper-based panels, roundtables, and individual papers. Submission deadline is 17 January, 2014.
Excerpt:The call for abstracts for the "Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference" at the University of North Carolina is open. The conference will take place in March 2014.
Excerpt:The Department of Business Administration of The Ernst-Abbe University of Applied Sciences (EAH) Jena offers one full-time post doc research position or two part-time junior research positions on the role of cities in the European socio-ecological transition.
Excerpt:The University of Potsdam, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, currently accepts applications for a postdoctoral fellowship (full-time) within the framework of the research group on "Wicked Problems, Contested Administrations: Knowledge, Coordination, Strategy".
Excerpt:The University of Southampton is recruiting a researcher to join a multidisciplinary research team working on the five-year, multi-site EPSRC programme "Transforming the Engineering of Cities for Global and Societal Wellbeing". This programme seeks to develop and evaluate radical engineering approaches for future low carbon cities. ...
Excerpt:The Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel is hiring a researcher who is expected to work on issues of international and European climate law and policy.
Excerpt:The organisers of the panel "The Governance of Unsustainability" to be held at the 7th ECPR General Conference 2013 from 4-7 September, 2013 are calling for papers. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 February, 2013.
Postgraduate Conference on New Actors and Institutions in Development and the Governance of the Environment
Excerpt:The Department of Social Sciences at Northumbria University in Newcastle and the Department of Political Science at National Taiwan University jointly organize a conference on actors and institutions in environmental governance. Submissions from various disciplines are welcome.
LIAISE Session "Making Knowledge Work – Interactive Approaches to Science-Policy-Society Relations" at IPA 2013 Conference
Excerpt:The 8th International Interpretive Policy Analysis (IPA) conference will be held on "Societies in Conflict: Experts, Publics and Democracy" from 3-5 July 2013 in Vienna. LIAISE will organise a panel on "Making Knowledge Work – Interactive Approaches to Science-Policy-Society Relations". Abstract submission possible until 28 February.
Excerpt:The book discusses how to tackle long-term social and ecological problems by using different environmental governance approaches to creating sustainable development. It explores opportunities and requirements for the governance of long-term problems, and examines how to achieve a lasting transformation.