PROGRAM 2018

Federica Ravera – Universitat de Vic, Colectivo FRACTAL

I’m a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair of Agroecology and Agro-food systems and collaborator of the Chair UNESCO of Women for the University of Vic- Central University of Catalunya.  Bachelor in Classical Literature, I moved then to Environmental Sciences linking social and ecological dimensions for investigating global change and I obtained my Degree from the Read More

PROGRAM 2018

Irene Iniesta Arandia, – Colectivo FRACTAL, Biodiversia S Coop

My research and action interests are focused on the interaction between people and the environment. My work is inherently an inter and transdisciplinary and I’m interested in three main areas: (1) socioecological systems (collective action, ecosystem services and resilience), (2) environmental feminisms (feminist political ecology, ecofeminisms and gender and environment) and (3) political ecology (peasant Read More

PROGRAM 2018

protection of collserola (2)

Protection of Collserola – Claudio Cattaneo (R&D) Friday 10th July, Can Masdéu (Barcelona)   Collserola is a mountain range in the middle of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area that has been greatly urbanized and, a fraction of it is, since a few years only, protected as a natural park. The fight for its declaration as such Read More

PROGRAM 2018

Open-localism

Open-Localism – François Schneider (R&D) Tuesday 12th July, 10.00-11.30, Cerbère   Our societies are facing two important dangers: on one hand a cultural homogenisation of society – through globalisation – the market economy and the virtualisation of exchanges (without direct contact) are able to expand to the entire world and to all corners of society Read More

PROGRAM 2018

Biophysical limits to growth

Biophysical limits to growth – Clive Spash (WU Vienna University) Wednesday 6th July, 10.00-11.30, UAB Campus   The phrase “limits to growth” (LTG) was popularised by the publication of a small book by Meadows et al. (1972) that created some public debate and aggressive responses from economists. This work highlighted the conflict between expecting human Read More

PROGRAM 2018

Environmental justice, ecologism of the poor and degrowth (2016)

Environmental justice, ecologism of the poor and degrowth – Joan Martinez-Alier (ICTA-UAB) Monday 4th July, 10.00 – 11.30, UAB Campus   The words ‘‘environmental justice’’ were initially used in the United States in the early 1980s for local complaints against ‘‘environmental racism,’’ i.e., the disproportionate pollution burdens in areas primarily inhabited by disadvantaged ethnic groups. Read More

PROGRAM 2018

Buen vivir, justice and degrowth

Buen vivir, justice and degrowth – Barbara Muraca (Oregon State University) Tuesday 14th July, 10.00-11.30, Cerbère (France) Degrowth-activists claim that the crisis bears the chance for designing a new societal model that is independent from growth for its stabilization, pacification, and legitimation and in which new models and a new basis for a good life can Read More

PROGRAM 2018

Degrowth and Open-Localisation

Degrowth and Open-Localisation – François Schneider (R&D) Sunday 12th July, 10.00-13.30, Cerbère   Our societies are facing two important dangers: on one hand a cultural homogenisation of society – through globalisation – the market economy and the virtualisation of exchanges (without direct contact) are able to expand to the entire world and to all corners Read More

PROGRAM 2018

limits to growth

Limits to growth – Clive Spash (WU Vienna University) Friday 10th July, 12.30-14.00, Can Masdéu   The phrase “limits to growth” (LTG) was popularised by the publication of a small book by Meadows et al. (1972) that created some public debate and aggressive responses from economists. This work highlighted the conflict between expecting human systems Read More