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Aug 15th, 2021
Nathan Oxley
15-22 August 2021 Organised by the Africa Research & Impact Network and Africa Sustainability Hub Deadline for applications: 1 June 2021 Full details (ARIN website) Application form Background In the Global South, ‘coloniality’ has long been associated with political rule over subordinated countries. 1. Struggles for ‘decoloniality’ have evolved from the undoing of colonial rule, to the...
Jul 26th, 2021
Nathan Oxley
Sundarbans Roundtable Session at ICCCAD Roundtable 26 July 2021 at 17:00 to 18:30 (Bangladesh Time) Co-hosted by the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) and the TAPESTRY project. This roundtable will discuss the possibilities and results of transboundary research in the Indian and Bangladesh Sundarbans. Speakers will share views from their work on...
Jul 08th, 2021
Nathan Oxley
Webinar organised by the Africa Research and Impact Network (ARIN). 8 July 2021 at 14.30-16.30 (East African Time) Register for this event This webinar explores multiple facets of research (such as funding flows, research politics, and the perceived research power dynamics between female and male researcher), and how collectively they promote or undermine decoloniality of...
Jun 28th, 2021
Saurabh Arora
by Saurabh Arora and Andy Stirling We are very grateful to Timothée Parrique for engaging so thoughtfully with our essay on ‘degrowth and the pluriverse: continued coloniality or intercultural revolution’? This is the kind of frank and constructive discussion that is needed to build crucial alliances and solidarities for transformations to sustainability. And it is...
Jun 22th, 2021
Steps Admin
by Ranit Chatterjee, Rohit Jha, Sahjeevan, Shilpi Srivastava, Lyla Mehta, Nobuhito Ohte, Shibaji Bose, TAPESTRY project Kachchh is a dryland in Western India with a dynamic ecosystem. The livestock-based economy has always been one of the most important sources of livelihood for people there. In this arid to semi-arid region, pastoralism has been practiced for...
Jun 21th, 2021
Nathan Oxley
A public webinar event hosted by the Ghana Hub of the Institute of Development Studies. The event includes a contribution from STEPS co-director and PASTRES project convenor Ian Scoones. Register / More info Speakers Professor Steve William Tonah, Advanced Researcher, University of Ghana Professor Gabriel Teye, Vice-Chancellor, University for Development Studies Professor Gordana Kranjac-Berisavljevic, Professor...
Jun 18th, 2021
Nathan Oxley
This session is open to registered participants at the Transformations Conference 2021. We focus how participatory storytelling, through visual methods, facilitates an engaged process of building knowledge from below by sketching issues of vivencia representing climate change, uncertainty and transformative actions in South Asia. The participants discuss potential, limitations and scope for co-creation of knowledge....
Jun 18th, 2021
Nathan Oxley
This session is open to registered participants at the Transformations Conference 2021. Presenters: Jesús M. Siqueiros, Alex Penn; Lakshmi Charli-Joseph; Beth Cullen; Marina Apgar; Andrew Stirling Abstract: Structural, systemic and enabling transformations towards sustainability require reconnecting to our local environment and the biosphere in general (i.e., Folke et al. 2011, Scoones et al. 2020, among...
Jun 18th, 2021
Steps Admin
This plenary session is open to registered participants at the Transformations Conference 2021. This event is convened by the Africa Research and Impact Network (ARIN). CONVENERS: Joanes Atela and Joel Onyango. With contributions from Andrew Stirling, Laura Pereira, Nadia Sitas, and Jessica Cockburn View conference programme Background In contributing to the decoloniality imperative, the session...
Jun 18th, 2021
Steps Admin
This session is open to registered participants at the Transformations Conference 2021. In this session we present and open for debate experiences and challenges (methodological and conceptual) from carrying out project research on transformation from ‘below’ in marginal environments in South Asia marked by high levels of climate-related uncertainties and where transformative changes are being assembled...