The Summer School takes place at two different locations: Barcelona and Cerbére (France). During the first week (23rd – 29th June 2019) lectures and workshops take place at the campus of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) in Cerdanyola del Vallès, about 20 km away from Barcelona city center. On Tuesday 25th June, courses, and Read More
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You can download the program 2016 here.
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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00045608.2014.973803 Read More
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 – 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, 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 – 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
Degrowth politics and environmental justice from the new left – Federico Demaria (ICTA-UAB) Wednesday 13th July, 10.00-11.30 – Cerbère A new Left, new in terms of ideas, but also in terms of the young age of its members, is rising in Europe, from Spain and Catalonia, to Greece, Slovenia or Croatia. Will that Left be Read More