cities, planning, climate policy, governance, environmental sociology, Land
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 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 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 Center for Environmental Studies and the Department of Sociology at Brown University seek to recruit a Professor of Sociology (tenure-track and open rank) whose research addresses the interactions of human systems and the natural environment.
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.
Excerpt:Cornell University seeks to hire a post-doctoral researcher to advance a project focused on destabilization of knowledge claims, science communication, and organizational strategies in the field of environmental conservation. The empirical focus of the project is the monarch butterfly and new claims that challenge a received wisdom that populations
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.
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.
10th Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics on "Ecological Economics and Institutional Dynamics"
Excerpt:The 10th conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE) on "Ecologcial Economics and Instiutional Dynamics" will be held from 18-21 June, 2013 in Lille, France. A pre-conference workshop for Master and PhD students will be organized in Reims, France. In addition, a related policy event will be held in Brussels on 18 June.