bibliography 2016

Day 1 – Monday 4h July   Martínez-Alier, Joan. 2012. Environmental Justice and Economic Degrowth: An Alliance between Two Movements. Capitalism Nature Socialism, 23(1): 51-73. Giorgos Kallis & Hug March (2015) Imaginaries of Hope: The Utopianism of Degrowth, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 105:2, 360-368, DOI: 10.1080/00045608.2014.973803, the link to this article: Read More

Energy sovereignity

Energy sovereignity – Daniela Del Bene (ICTA-UAB) Tuesday 12th July, 12.00-13.30, Cerbère Facing an unsustainable and undemocratic energy system, many voices protest against energy infrastructure, extraction of materials, polluting technology while at the same time advocate for an energy transition towards renewable energy, energy efficiency and absolute energy savings. Concepts like “Energy Justice”, “Energy Democrcy”, Read More

Social limits to growth

Social limits to growth – Filka Sekulova (ICTA-UAB) and Agata Hummel (UAM, Poznan) Wednesday 6th July, 12.00-13-30, UAB Campus This lecture embraces various streams of degrowth coming from anthropology, cultural studies, sociology and psychology. We will start out with an exposition of the critics to utilitarianism, drawing on the works of Mauss, Caile, and Latouche. Next the Read More

Commoning for degrowth

Commoning for degrowth, Giacomo D’Alisa (ICTA-UAB) Monday 11th July, 12.00-13.30, Cerbère   Social scientists, in particular economists, have typified goods and services in order to study analytically their characteristics and how well  they fit with self-regulatory mechanism of markets. Two main characteristics of goods and services have been considered worth investigating: a) their degree of Read More

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