Digital Event Series „Brazil in Multiple Crisis Mode“ more
„Eco-sufficient activities under high-voltage lines and alongside of oil shale mines in Estonia“ – Lilian Pungas speaks about oil shale extraction and dacha-gardening in Eastern Estonia.
Dennis Eversberg takes part in the Research Colloquium on Social Analysis and Social Criticism organised by Prof. Dr. Stephan Lessenich at the Ludwig.Maximilians-Universität Munich. „Tension is mounting!? Social-ecological mentalities in Germany on the eve of »Fridays for Future«“ is the title of his contribution.
Presentation by Maria Backhouse and Anne Tittor at the interdisciplinary Workshop: „It‘s the (bio)economy, stupid!“, organizied by the BMBF junior research group „Mentalities in flux: imaginaries and social structure in modern circular bio-based“
The aim of the workshop is to discuss the relationships between the bioeconomy and economic growth from a multidisciplinary and global perspective. We want to foster an exchange between debates on the ecological and social implications of the bioeconomy and critical debates on sustainable growth, green growth and degrowth.
Venue: Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
Hosted by the Chair of Societal Transition and Circular Economy, University of Freiburg
Determining the implications of circular economy initiatives on the environment and human wellbeing is essential for successful policy development and monitoring. While technical and business aspects of circular economy initiatives receive growing attention, perspectives on power struggles, socioecological justice and trade-offs in implementation are underdeveloped.
This conference calls for contributions from all disciplines that critically explore prospects, potentials, and limitations of circular economy initiatives for social justice and environmental sustainability. more