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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 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.
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:The Cardiff University offers two PhD scholarships related to research in "Food and Sustainable City Regions". The deadline for applications is 1 March, 2013.
Excerpt:The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2013-2014 class of postdoctoral and senior fellows. The Rachel Carson Center is located at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich. The deadline for application is 31 January, 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.