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PhD course, “Niches in transition arenas: Critical perspectives”

Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies invite you to the PhD course “Niches in transition arenas: Critical perspectives” to be held in Lund Sweden 29-31 August 2016. The course provides PhD candidates with a critical perspective on niche characteristics in transition arenas and an in-depth investigation of the “socio” part of “socio-technological” systems, in order to capture and analyze persistent … Continue reading



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Professional and Amateur Urbanism in our Urban Age

Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) invites you to a public lecture by Andy Merrifield: Professional and Amateur Urbanism in our Urban Age Time: 10 – 12 am, April 7th, 2016 Venue: Ostrom Room (3rd Floor), Josephson Building, Biskopsgatan 5, Lund Description: “In 1970, the French philosopher Henri Lefebvre proposed a hypothesis: the complete urbanisation of society. In 2006, … Continue reading



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A report on the course “Critical Urban Theory in Practice” Module I

Mumbai, India 4-8 of January, 2016 Report by Dr. Maryam Nastar, LUCSUS The joint Phd Course, “Critical Urban Theory: Citizenship, Marginalities, Livelihood Struggles and Innovations in Practice”, is organized by Campuses of Right Livelihood College (RLC), Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and its Centre for Livelihoods and Social Innovation (CLSI). During the first module of the course, … Continue reading



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Invitation to the PhD course “Critical Urban Theory in Practice”

The Right Livelihood College (RLC) invites students to apply for the PhD course “Critical Urban Theory: Citizenship, Marginalities, Livelihood Struggles and Innovations in Practice” Organized by: Lund University (hosted by Centre for Sustainability Studies, LUCSUS) and Tata Institute of Social Sciences (hosted by Centre for Livelihoods and Social Innovation, CLSI). The course is designed for MPhil/PhD students working on urban and livelihoods … Continue reading



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Hydropower dams in Turkey



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What is land grabbing?



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PhD Dissertation in Sustainability Science, June 5

Elina Andersson – Fertile grounds? Collective strategies and the political ecology of soil management in Uganda When:  June 5, 13.15 Where: Geocentrum 2, 1st floor, “Pangea” Sölvegatan 12, Lund Discussant: Associate professor Henny Osbahr, University of Reading, UK. This thesis proceeds from the problem of soil degradation, which is a key factor contributing to rural poverty and food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa. … Continue reading



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Climate change report

Climate change report released… The decision to prepare a Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) was taken by the members of the IPCC at its 28th Session (09-10 April 2008, Budapest, Hungary). Following the election of the new IPCC Bureau at the 29th Session of the IPCC (31 August – 04 September 2008, Geneva, Switzerland) and discussions about future IPCC activities at … Continue reading



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Doctoral Dissertation in Sustainability Science, May 9

Anna Kaijser – Who’s marching for Pachamama? An intersectional analysis of environmental struggles in Bolivia under the government of Evo Morales Date and time: May 9, 13:15 Venue: Geocentrum I, Sölvegatan 10, 1st floor ”Världen” Discussant: Professor Andrew Canessa, Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Department of Sociology, University of Essex,  UK Link to thesis  »



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