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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 Conference website Conference themes Contributions have been invited on any aspect of the politics of knowledge within the field of agronomy. Case studies of historical or present day […]

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  • event: How can makerspaces, fablabs and hackerspaces help cultivate sustainable developments?

    Machines Room, 45 Vyner Street, London, E2 9DQ United Kingdom Interest in the social, economic and environmental possibilities of makerspaces and the maker movement continues to grow. This event brings together people involved or interested in sustainability activities to share, discuss, and reflect upon their experiences. In the discussions, our objective will be to consider […]

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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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  • post (Blog): Conference: Resource Politics 2015

    This year’s STEPS Centre conference, Resource Politics: transforming pathways to sustainability, takes place from 7-9 September 2015 at the Institute of Development Studies. Plenary speakers include Rohan D’Souza, Betsy Hartmann, Melissa Leach, Johan Rockström, Michael J. Watts and Myint Zaw. In the build up to the confirmation of the post-2015 sustainable development goals, the politics […]

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  • post (Blog): STEPS at the IST2015 Sustainability Transformations conference

    This week the International Sustainability Transitions Conference takes place at Sussex University, hosted by the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU). The event kicks off on the afternoon of 25 August and runs till the end of the week. Transitions and transformations are a major component of the STEPS Centre’s work, and are the theme of […]

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