Program 2016

Program Outline

General framework of the course: 

Morning sessions – standard classes of 1h 30 min each with questions and answers, with 15 minutes pause in between.
Afternoon sessions – interactive workshops.

 

Location:

4th – 9th July Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

10th – 15th July Cerbère, France

 

 

Date

Activity

03/07

Sunday

17.30 Welcome party

04/07

Monday

9.00 Registration desk

9.30 Course overview, Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos and Filka Sekulova (ICTA-UAB)

10.00 – 13.30
Conceptualising environmental justice, Joan Martinez-Alier (ICTA-UAB)
Latest challenges within degrowth,
Giorgos Kallis (ICTA-UAB)

15.00-17.00
Mapping each other’s interests and expectations, Fulvia Ferri and Filka Sekulova (R&D)

Venue: UAB campus

05/07

Tuesday

10.00 – 13.30
Challenges for degrowth and environmental justice in the North – South debate
Ulrich Brand (University of Vienna)
Mining conflicts in the global environmental justice movement, Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos (ICTA-UAB)

15.00 – 17.00
Poster Tours and mapping common interests
Pica-pica and group formation

Venue: UAB campus

06/07

Wednesday

10.00 – 13.30
Biophysical limits to growth, Clive Spash (University of Vienna)
Social limits to growth, Filka Sekulova /Agata Hummel

15.00 – 17.00
Parallel workshops:
– How to write a relevant academic paper? Beatriz
Rodríguez-Labajos
– How to prepare a policy brief that matters? Tone Smith
– How to create a collaborative research proposal?Agata Hummel

 

17.15-18.15 (optional workshop)

Capturing perceptions using Qmethodology, David Leonard (University of Vienna)

 

Venue: UAB campus

07/07

Thursday

From the ‘toxic’ to the ‘alternative’: a detoxifying peri-urban walk

8.30 Montcada Bifurcaciò


A discussion at Montcada as an illustration of environmental justice struggles

Protection of Collserola, Claudio Cattaneo (ICTA-UAB)
A walk to/presentation of Can Masdeu as an illustration of degrowth/env.justice ideas in practice/ Claudio Cattaneo (ICTA-UAB)
Evening meal at CMD

Venue: Montcada i Reixac and Can Masdéu, Barcelona

08/07

Friday

10.00 – 13.30
Cities: views on degrowth/environmental justice from Barcelona municipality, Alvaro Porro (Director Barcelona Activa, Municipality of Barcelona)
From the Indignados movement to “Barcelona en Comú”, Viviana Asara (University of Vienna)

15.00-17.10
World Café
: The challenges of governing the city of Barcelona, Lluís Torrens Mèlich (Municipality of Barcelona)

Venue: UAB campus

09/07

Saturday

Free day / Self organised working time

Venue: Barcelona

10/07

Sunday

8.50 Transportation to Cerbère

11.30 Arrival and accommodation

13.30 Lunch at Can Decreix

15.00-18.00 Visit to Can Decreix and practicalities, Celeste Benenti and François Schneider (R&D)

18.30 Folk Music in the square at the beach and enjoying food

Venue: from Barcelona to Can Decreix, Cerbère

11/07

Monday

10.00 – 13.30
Democracy, Christos Zografos (ICTA-UAB)

Commoning for degrowth, Giacomo D’Alisa
(ICTA-UAB)

17.00-19.00
Forum Theatre, Fulvia Ferri and Filka Sekulova

Venue: Cerbère

12/07

Tuesday

10.00 – 13.30
Open-localism, François Schneider
(R&D France)
Energy sovereignity,
Daniela Del Bene (ICTA-UAB)

17.00-19.00
A workshop on technology and democracy
: Open forum with an introduction by Sylvain Fischer (R&D France) and Kris De Decker (Low-tech Magazine)

Facilitator: David Villota (El Camino del Elder)

 

Evening

A public discussion on the environmental challenges and conflicts of Cerbère


Venue: Cerbère

13/07

Wednesday

10.00 – 13.30
Degrowth politics and environmental justice from the new left, Federico Demaria (ICTA-UAB)
Degrowth and environmental justice: what is missing from the global panorama? Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos and Filka Sekulova (ICTA-UAB)

 

17.00-19.00
Assignment time

Venue: Cerbère

14/07

Thursday

10.00-13.30 and 17.00-19.00
Presentation of students assignments

Venue: Cerbère

15/07

Friday

10.00-13.30

Evaluation and departure, Filka Sekulova and Fulvia Ferri

Venue: Cerbère

 

 

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