Program 2017

You can download the  program of the course  here.

  Date Activity
25/06
Sunday
16.30-21.00 Welcome event
26/06
Monday
9.00 Registration desk
9.30 Course overview, Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos and Filka Sekulova
10.00 – 13.30
Degrowth: latest debates, Giorgos Kallis
Environmental justice: cities, Isabelle Anguelovski
15.00-17.00
Poster TourVenue: UAB campus
27/06
Tuesday
10.00 – 13.30
Ecological distribution conflicts: the EJAtlas, Joan Martínez-Alier
Alternatives from resistance: mining, Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos
15.00 – 17.00
Coffee with teachers17.30 – 19.30 Pica-pica and group formation

19.30-20.30  Theatre show on the Ende Gelände mass action in the Rheinland mine. Kevin McKinley

Venue: UAB campus

28/06
Wednesday
10.00 – 13.30
Radical well-being alternatives to development, Ashish Kothari
Spaces of degrowth experimentation, Filka Sekulova
15.00 – 17.00
Parallel workshops:
– How to write a relevant academic paper? Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos
Is there a border between activism and research? Daniela Del Bene & Marta Conde
Activist research methods: practical experience. Agata HummelVenue: UAB campus
29/06
Thursday
08.30-13.30
Toxic tour, a discussion at Montcada as an illustration of environmental justice strugglesFree afternoon for working on the assignmentVenue: Montcada i Reixac, Barcelona
30/06
Friday
10.00 – 13.30
Barcelona en Comú: two years of governance,  Víctor Mitjans, Lluis Torrens (Director of planning and innovation in the Social works Fdepartment at Barcelona Municipality)

15.00 – 17.00
Creating narratives for degrowth and environmental justiceVenue: UAB campus19.00 – 20.30
Public Event:
Struggles against green and touristic gentrification: can degrowth guide us toward a fairer city? (In Spanish with English translation)Venue: Pou de la Figuera, carrer de Sant Pere Més Baix 70, Barcelona
01/07
Saturday
Free morning for working on the assignment
15.00-18.00
Urban struggles for environmental justice, or practicing degrowth? Melissa García Lamarca
18.30-22.00
A presentation of Can Masdéu as an illustration of degrowth/environmental justice ideas in practice, Claudio CattaneoEvening meal at CMDVenue: Sants and Can Masdéu, Barcelona
02/07
Sunday
8.30 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
18.30 Folk Music in the square at the beach and enjoying foodVenue: from Barcelona to Can Decreix, Cerbère
03/07
Monday
7.00-8.30 Optional practical work in Can Decreix
10.00 – 13.30
Direct democracy for transformation, Christos Zografos
Open localism and open borders for degrowth, François Schneider
17.00 – 19.00
Collective exploration of the tensions emerging when putting degrowth in practiceVenue: Cerbère
04/07
Tuesday
7.00-8.30 Optional practical work in Can Decreix
10.00 – 13.30
Women’s approaches to de-growth from the 1980s ecofeminism to contemporary scene, Ariel Salleh
Care for sustaining life: perspective from ecofeminism, Amaia Pérez Orozco
16.00-18.00
Forum Theatre. Fulvia Ferri & Filka Sekulova18.30- 20.00 Storytelling with the localsVenue: Cerbère
05/07
Wednesday
7.00-8.30 Optional practical work in Can Decreix
10.00 – 13.30
Commons and degrowth: two complementary concepts for a new era. Aggelos Varvarousis
The politics of degrowth. Federico Demaria
Free afternoon for working on the assignmentVenue: Cerbère
06/07
Thursday
10.00 – 13.30 and 17.00-19.00
Presentation of students assignmentsVenue: Cerbère
07/07
Friday
10.00 – 13.30
Evaluation, Filka Sekulova and Fulvia Ferri14.00 -16.00 Last meal togetherVenue: Cerbère

General framework of the course:
Morning sessions – standard classes of 1h 30 min each with questions and answers, with 30 minutes pause in between.
Afternoon sessions – interactive workshops.
Locations:
25th – 1st July Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
2nd – 7th July Cerbère, France