Sustainable Development, Environmental governance, Energy Policy
Scale in Environmental Governance: Power Reconfiguration, Democratic Legitimacy and Institutional (Mis-) Fit
Excerpt:The symposium on "Scale in Environmental Governance" aims to elaborate the wide range of perspectives from which scalar issues in environmental governance can be adressed. The event will take place from 7-8 March, 2013 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 1 October, 2012.
Excerpt:The overarching theme of the symposium is to analyze how the concept of transition ties in with the notion of sustainable development.
Excerpt:The Tokyo Conference on Earth System Governance will be held from 28-31 January, 2013 at the United Nations University (UNU) Conference Center at the UNU headquarters, Tokyo, Japan. The conference will cover themes such as the Architecture of Earth System Governance in the 21st century and Nuclear Safety and Post-disaster Governance.
Excerpt:The publication "Policy Relevant Sustainability Research" guides various kinds of interested parties by providing detailed actor-specific requirement profiles for policy relevant sustainability research that aims to bridge specific knowledge to bear on policy issues relating to sustainable development.
Excerpt:How can scientists lead a true dialogue with people and institutions outside the scientific community? This is the topic of the CCES Winter School "Science Meets Practice", which will be held on 7-10 January and 4-7 February, 2013. The School supports exchange efforts and enhances capability to create interactions beyond scientific boundaries.
14 Positions of Early Stage Researchers in "Careers in Sustainability Excellence" (CASTLE) Marie Curie Initial Training Network
Excerpt:CASTLE consortium – (Marie Curie Initial Training Network) – invites applications for 14 full-time research vacancies for early stage researchers (ESR). Selected researchers are expected to undertake transnational mobility in order to implement an Individual Research Project (IRP) at one of the consortium partner institutions. ...
Excerpt:The School for Economics and Management at the Free University of Bozen - Bolzano is offering a position as university researcher related to the project "Regional Development in Alto Adige: Sustainability, Cooperation and Innovation".
Excerpt:The newly introduced Master and PhD Programme "Governance for Sustainable Development" that has been developed in the scope of the EU GAVA Project is now open for applications. ...
Excerpt:The research group "Governance and Sustainability" is inviting to appoint a research associate (doctoral researcher) as of 1 January, 2013 within the scope of the ERC-project "Evaluating the Delivery of Environmental Governance using and Evidence-based Research Design" (EDGE).