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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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Miguel Carter & Ana Terra

The Landless Rural Workers Movement and Agrarian reform in Brazil Presentation and discussion with Miguel Carter and Ana Terra When: April 8, 13:15-15:00 Where: LUCSUS, Wrangel building, Biskopsgatan 5, Lund In his book, Miguel Carter explores the causes of, consequences of, and contemporary reactions to Brazil’s sharply unequal agrarian structure. He focuses on the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST), Latin … 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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Political Economy – Open lectures 24 Nov. and 4 Dec.

Welcome to our guest lectures in Political Economy! “Crisis and Economic Science: Political Economy vs Neoclassical Economics” Prof. Dimitrios Mylonakis University of Crete When: Tuesday, Nov. 24th, 10:00-12:00 Where: LUCSUS, Biskopsgatan 5, Josephon building, 3rd floor, “Ostrom” “Framing Detroit” Prof. Jamie Peck University of British Colombia and Canadian Research Chair in Political Economy When: Friday, Dec. 4th, 10:00-12:00 Where: LUCSUS, … Continue reading



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Living cities: Biosecurity in the neoliberal city

– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Invited Speakers in Human Geography: Living cities: Biosecurity in the neoliberal city Professor Juliet J. Fall Département de géographie et environnement, Université de Genève 9 November 2015 at 13:15 “Sky High”, 5th floor, Department of Human Geography, … Continue reading



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Public talk – Extinction, endangered species & hope for animals and their world, 4th Dec. 18:00

Welcome to an open lecture on “Extinction, Endangered Species & Hope for Animals and Their World” by LUCID PhD candidate Chad Boda, tomorrow Thursday December 4th at 18:00 at Folkuniversitetet in Lund. In the context of desperate times for biodiversity, how are communities responding to prevent the extinction of endangered species? And why does this topic matter to us? Drawing … Continue reading



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Guest lecture by James Meadowcroft – Pushing the boundaries: The politics of environmental limits, December 4th, 15:15 – 17:00

Prof. James Meadowcroft (Carleton University) will give a guest lecture entitled, Pushing the boudaries: The politics of environmental limits, at Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS), Josephson Building, Biskopsgatan 5, Ostrom Lecture Room (third floor); Thursday 4 December 2014, 15.15-17.00. This talk explores the ways in which the idea of limits has been integrated into contemporary environmental argument. It considers … Continue reading



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Guest lecture – Communicating and acting on climate change: Is Brazil the noble example?

Communicating and acting on climate change: Is Brazil the noble example, is the name of a guest lecture that will be given by Myanna Lahsen of the Earth System Science Centre at the Brazilian Institute for Space Research. The lecture will take place between 10:00 and 12:00 on the 21st of November at LUCSUS (a LUCID partner), Josepshon, Biskopsgatan 5 in … Continue reading



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