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
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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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