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  • event: Contested Agronomy: Cases, Dynamics & Implications

    Contested Agronomy: Cases, Dynamics & Implications is a conference about the battlefields in agricultural research, past and present. 23-25 February 2016 Institute of Development Studies Brighton, UK Call for contributions Join the conference Contributions are welcome on any aspect of the politics of knowledge within the field of agronomy. Case studies of historical or present […]

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  • event: STEPS conference 2015: Resource Politics

    Resource Politics: Transforming Pathways to Sustainability Why now? Contexts and debates In the build up to the confirmation of the post-2015 sustainable development goals, the politics of resource access, allocation and distribution are high on global policy agendas. The limits to economic activity in the face of ‘planetary boundaries’ are being fiercely debated, and even […]

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  • event: STEPS Seminar: Nora McKeon on Food Security Governance

    ‘Food Security Governance: empowering communities, regulating corporations’ Seminar with Nora McKeon. All welcome. Terra Nuova, Board Member, Roma 3 Masters in Human Development and Food Security, Lecturer, West African Network of Peasant and Agricultural Producers’ Organizations (ROPPA), Technical Adviser Today’s global food system generates hunger alongside of land grabs, food waste, health problems, massive greenhouse […]

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  • event: Public lecture: Mike Hulme – ‘(Still) Disagreeing about Climate Change: What Way Forward?’

    Mike Hulme, King’s College London STEPS Public Lecture, followed by drinks reception – all welcome Fulton A Lecture Theatre, University of Sussex Download a poster (pdf) Climate change is an environmental, cultural and political phenomenon which is reshaping the way people think about themselves, their societies and their Earthly futures. Climate change is therefore a […]

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  • event: Seminar: Low carbon innovation paths in Europe and Asia: Divergence or Convergence?

    IDS/SPRU/STEPS Seminar The current technological shift from high to low carbon development coincides with a geographical shift: the rapid expansion of green production and innovation capacity in China and India. This constellation gives rise to the question: to what extent, how and why do the innovation paths in Europe and in Asia differ? The seminar […]

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