• 21.-22.09.

    Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Conference 2020 in Freiburg, 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

  • 21.-22.11.

    (New) Sustainable Economics – Conceptualization and Assessment

    Interdisciplinary Seminar for Young Researchers in Freiburg

    To design a road map towards political visions, such as a circular economy or bio-economy, we need targets, standards, assessments and ways to enforce compliance. At our Interdisciplinary Seminar for Young Researchers, we will explore the connections between policy development, conceptual backgrounds and assessment methods.

  • 12.11.

    Shaping a bio-based circular economy sustainably: Objectives and opportunities

    Circulus interims Workshop (German) in Berlin

    At the Circulus interims workshop, we will present project results and evaluate them in dialogue with participants and selected experts in the fields of circular economy and bioeconomy. It is an opportunity to discuss initiatives, to network and exchange ideas with other experts from business, science, politics and civil society.

    For more information, please send an email to

  • 23.-24.10.

    How to create a bio-based circular economy – From political goals to actions across cities and industries

    Circulus Workshop at World Resources Forum in Geneve, Switzerland

    Circulus will present its results in short presentations before entering in a dialogue with you and other invited experts from the fileds of circular economy and bioeconomy. This will provide apt opportunity to exchange about innovative approaches and initiatives for a bio-based circular economy with other experts from industry, science and civil society.

  • 15.-18.10.

    19th European Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (ERSCP) in Barcelona, Spain

    „Circular Europe for Sustainability: Design, Production and Consumption“

    Conference presentations by Circulus researchers:

    Circular Economy Strategies for a Resource Efficient Food System: Footprints of German Food Consumption – by Hanna Helander, Anna Petit-Boix and Sina Leipold
    Measuring the circular economy in cities through the SDGs: a preliminary discussion – by Anna Petit-Boix, D. Apul and Sina Leipold

    Further information: here

  • 29.09.-05.10.

    XXV IUFRO World Congress 2019 in Curitiba, Brazil

    „Forest Research and Cooperation for Sustainable Development“

    Conference panel „The bioeconomy: Criteria, indicators, circular: A sustainable way forward?“ with Helga Pülzl, Peter Edwards, Stefanie Linser, Tim Payn

    Further information: here