PROGRAM 2018

Welcome event

Sunday 24th June, 16.00-21.00 – Parc of Collserola (Barcelona)  The Welcome Event  will take place in the Parc of Collserola, the natural park surrounding Barcelona. The spot is in between Barcelona city centre and the UAB Campus, the same train stop of the InOut Hostel. You can easily reach it by train from Plaza Catalunya Read More

PROGRAM 2018

Activism & Science

Mariana Walter and Marta Conde Wednesday 27th June, 12.00 – 13.30, ICTA-UAB As Marta Conde argues on her paper “Activism Mobilizing science”, lay citizens, communities and local grassroots organisations immersed in socio-environmental conflicts are engaging with professional scientists to understand the impacts a polluting project is causing to their environment and themselves. Together with scientists Read More

PROGRAM 2018

Degrowth in the age of artificial intelligence

Salvador Pueyo Tuesday 2nd July, 12.00 – 13.30, Hotel Central (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 Read More

PROGRAM 2018

Understanding ecofeminisms and feminist political ecologies to critically look at Environmental Conflicts

Sara Mingorría, Irene Iniesta and Federica Ravera Monday 2nd July, 10.00 – 13.30, Hotel Central (Cerbère) This workshop focuses on exploring the connections between environmental conflicts generated by increasing economic growth and material extraction and ecofeminisms and feminist political ecologies, seen as social movementsand as critical perspectives to interpret the world. We will present and Read More

PROGRAM 2018

Care and degrowth

Giacomo D’Alisa Monday 2nd July, 17.00 – 18.30, Hotel Central (Cerbère) Care is the daily action performed by human beings for their welfare and for the welfare of their community. Here, community refers to the ensemble of people within proximity and with which every human being lives, such as the family, friendships or the neighborhood. Read More