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

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