How to write a relevant academic paper?

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

Are Environmental Justice movements in the South a source of transformations towards Degrowth?

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

Envisioning degrowth: A collective exploration of the difficulties and challenges toward transformation

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

How to Write a Journalistic Article?

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

Degrowth narratives

François Schneider Wednesday 4th July, 12.00-13.30, Cerbère A narrative is a « spoken or written account of connected events; a story. It is a representation of a particular situation or process in such a way as to reflect or conform to an overarching set of aims or values. » It is not an exaggeration to state that Read More

The self and the local in face of global change

Filka Sekulova Wednesday 4th July, 10.00-11.30, Cerbère Having passed through the bits and pieces of the summer school where concepts of justice and democracy, along with the whys and the hows of degrowth have been put across and teased, this interactive class will aim at putting it all together in a coherent, or more likely Read More

Degrowth in the age of artificial intelligence

Salvador Pueyo Tuesday 3rd July, 12.00-13.30, Cerbère Hardware performance has increased a trillion times in a person’s lifespan, and software is not falling behind. Both have contributed to the recent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI). The degrowth movement needs to take into account that, in coming decades, when the alternatives that it promotes could ideally Read More

Degrowth and Technology

The love-hate relationship and beyond Christian Kerschner Tuesday 3rd July, 10.00-11.30, Cerbère The role of technology in a future Degrowth society is one of the most controversial topics within the Degrowth community and in sustainability research at large. For some the solution to all our sustainability problems, to others the very origin of these problems. Read More

Santiago Gorostiza

Santiago is an environmental historian trained in political ecology. His research focuses on the environmental history of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and the early years of the Francoist dictatorship in Spain. He has participated in a research about the history of the cooperative movement in Barcelona, focused on the Barceloneta neighbourhood. Together with Emma Read More