- Geographical focus : Extra-EU
Excerpt:The University of Utrecht, Faculty of Geosciences, announces its 5th International Sustainability Transitions (IST) Conference which will take place in Utrecht, the Netherlands, in August 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.
Call for Manuscripts: "Developing and Applying Ecosystem Services Indicators in Decision-Support at Various Scales"
Excerpt:In the context of the conference RegioResources 21, a proposed special issue of the journal "Ecological Indicators" on "Developing and Applying Ecosystem Services Indicators in Decision-Support at Various Scales" was developed. Authors interested in submitting a manuscript for this issue are invited to send in their proposal until 31 January, 2014.
Excerpt:The STS Conference on "Critical Issues in Science and Technology Studies" will take place in Graz, 5-6 May, 2014. Conference Themes include "Towards Low-Carbon Energy Systems", "Challenges in Green Public Procurement (GPP) Research" and "Sustainable Food Systems". You are invited to submit your abstract until 31 January, 2014.
Excerpt:The Department of Economics of the University of Bern is seeking candidates for a full-time Assistant-Professorship (tenure track) in environmental and climate economics. Candidates should have research interest in environmental and climate economics with a strong focus on empirical and/or experimental research.
Excerpt:The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF) of the State University of New York in Syracuse, NY, invites applications for an academic year, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Urban Environmental Studies.
14th EADI General Conference "Responsible Development in a Polycentric World: Inequality, Citizenship and the Middle Classes"
Excerpt:The European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) invites you to submit your abstract for the 14th EADI General Conference on "Responsible Development in a Polycentric World: Inequality, Citizenship and the Middle Classes". Deadline for abstract submission is 15 December, 2013.
Excerpt:The second Summer Institute on Contested Global Landscapes will be held at Cornell University 18-23 May, 2014. The theme is "Knowledge and the Politics of Land". ...
Excerpt:The workshop will bring together advanced research teams and policy makers to review and discuss innovative methodological strategies to evaluate forest conservation policy instruments, such as protected areas, community forest management, payments for ecosystem services (PES) schemes, forest tenure reform, and regulatory enforcement.
Excerpt:Climate change impacts pose a real and considerable threat to communities living in hot-spots of vulnerability to extreme meteorological and hydrological events. This 2 weeks course aims to strengthen the capacity for coping with natural disasters and improving resilience and disaster preparedness. ...