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Contested Natures
10th September 2020 / Resource politics

‘Contested Natures’ conference programme now published

The conference programme is now published for 'Contested Natures: Power, Possibility, Prefiguration', the third Biennial Conference of the Political Ecology...
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17th August 2020 / Resource politics

New online exhibition: ‘Extracting Us’

The online exhibition 'Extracting Us' brings together different visions and responses to extractivism from feminist perspectives. The curators are keen...
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24th June 2020 / Climate Change & Energy, Global Consortium news, Governance & Policy, Health & Disease, Research methods, Resource politics

A manifesto for models: New Nature Comment article

A new comment article in Nature by a group of authors, including STEPS co-director Andy Stirling (SPRU), takes the form...
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12th June 2020 / Food & Agriculture

World Day Against Child Labour: thinking about choices and harms

On the UN's World Day Against Child Labour, a new comment piece argues that the current narrative of ‘child labour’...
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28th May 2020 / Europe Hub news, Pastoralism

IDS Bulletin: Fifty Years of Research on Pastoralism and Development

Pastoralism is a way of life for millions of people around the world, farming livestock in wide geographical areas and...
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20th May 2020 / Europe Hub news, Governance & Policy

Andy Stirling on Covid-19, modernity and control: video

STEPS co-director Andy Stirling gave an online talk on 15 May 2020 exploring ideas about modernity and the 'futilities of...
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29th April 2020 / Europe Hub news, Health & Disease

Podcast: The Social Dynamics of Pandemics

The global pandemic Covid-19 is impacting people in many and varied ways. The effects on all our lives are immense...
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15th January 2020 / Climate Change & Energy, Europe Hub news, Governance & Policy, Resource politics

IDS podcast: The Politics of Green Transformations

In this month’s edition of the Institute of Development Studies podcast, Between the Lines, IDS Director Melissa Leach, STEPS co-director...
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14th November 2019 / Europe Hub news, Research methods, Understanding sustainability

STEPS Uncertainty Podcast

The STEPS Uncertainty Podcast is a series of four conversations recorded with participants after our symposium in July 2019, available...
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17th October 2019 / Global Consortium news, Research methods

Apply now: STEPS Summer School 2020

The ninth and final STEPS Summer School on Pathways to Sustainability will take place on 11-22 May 2020 in Brighton,...
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