Degrowth and Environmental Justice Summer School 2019

Summer School 2019 June 24th – July 5th July 2019 Barcelona/Cerbère An international summer school on methods, practices and activism around Degrowth & Environmental Justice Proposing pathways outside the growth, closure and depressive narratives Societal ever-expanding requirements have led to global competition for resources, and wealth being concentrated in a few hands. Dramatic societal crises Read More

Related events 2019

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Lecturers 2019

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

Application 2019

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

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