Program summer school 2019 modified
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Below you can find the list of speakers who will be presenting at the Summer School on Degrowth and Environmental Justice 2018. Click on their name to have a look to their bio. ICTA-UAB Speakers and facilitators Guest Speakers Sofía Avila – R&D Barcelona, ENVJustice Simone D’Alessandro – R&D, University of Pisa (Italy) Claudio Cattaneo Read More
The summer school is designated for academics as well as for activist-researchers from multiple disciplines and diverse geographical backgrounds. We welcome applications from Masters students, doctoral and post-doctoral researchers and community defenders and local activists from across the world. We seek to have a diverse and motivated group of participants, ideally with some background in Read More
Brototi Roy Monday 25th June, 10.00-11.30, ICTA – UAB Campus This introductory lecture of the summer school is an attempt to contextualize the world we live in today. To understand why we wish to make sense by democracy, non-violence and conviviality, we need to understand the prevalent power dynamics and inequalities, often marred by violence Read More
Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos Wednesday 27th June, 15.00-17.00, UAB Campus Collaboration between scientists and activists is common in degrowth and environmental justice research. This does not differ from other fields of engaged research. The difference lays perhaps in success achieved in bringing its findings to audiences used to the highest standards of scientific publishing. Databases like Web Read More
Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos Tuesday 26th June, 10.00-11.30, UAB Campus From a social metabolism point of view, both environmental justice (EJ) and degrowth movements warn against the increase in the physical size of the economy. They both have extractivism and debt-fuelled economies as common enemies. Importantly, they both rely on social movements that have lead scholarship in Read More
Fulvia Ferri Tuesday 3rd July, 17.00-19.00, Can Decreix There is no single path for living degrowth. Different collective experiences that respect environmental limits, strive for social equity and inclusiveness in democratic decision-making are flourishing worldwide. The pluriverse expands giving space to a constellation of perspectives of radical and systemic alternatives. However, we clash against the Read More
Brototi Roy Wednesday 27th June, 15.00-17.00, UAB Campus In 2016, with the two events of Brexit and the Trump elections, we learnt how easy it had become for the spread of lies, ineffectiveness of fact-checking, and populist propaganda to dominate in this post-truth era. In this world of click-baits and fake news, it thus becomes Read More