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International Workshop on Indigenous Knowledge

Organized by the Department of Human Geography, Division of Human Ecology, and LUCID In collaboration with National Taiwan Normal University October 6, 2015 at Geocenter I, Sölvegatan 10, Sky High (5th floor) Please contact Eric Clark if you plan to attend, morning, afternoon or both. Program 9:00 Welcome Eric Clark 9:15 Huei-Min Tsai, Tibusungu Vayayana and Su-Min Shen Native science … Continue reading



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Conference: The Future of Risk Analysis in the Nordic Countries

The Nordic Chapter of the Society for Risk Analysis in Europe and Lund University Centre of Risk Assessment and Management (LUCRAM) invite academics, practitioners and policy makers to participate in the 1st Nordic Chapter Risk Conference on the theme The Future of Risk Analysis in the Nordic Countries on November 16-17th 2015 in Lund, Sweden. The aim of the conference … Continue reading



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Development Research Day 2015

From Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals 14th October 2015 The Research Development Day 2015 is organised by LUCSUS and the theme is From Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals. Please mark the day in your calendar! In the morning LU researchers and students will present their research in parallel sessions and in the afternoon internationally renowned researchers … 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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New Paper on Large Scale Land Acquisition – people are getting poorer

The Addax Bioenergy scheme for producing ethanol from sugar cane in Sierra Leone makes people poorer, that is the stern conclusion from a new paper by Genesis T. Yengoh. The paper builds on a comprehensive empirical investigation of the development implications of this Large Scale Land Acquisition (or ‘land grabbing’) scheme. What makes it remarkable is that Addax Bioenergy is … Continue reading



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David Harnesk’s poster presentation to the Swedish Energy Agency and at LU Biofuels Day

David Harnesk, PhD candidate at LUCSUS and LUCID, has been presenting his analysis of EU biofuel policy in the form of a poster entitled: The EU’s sustainability criteria, how sustainable are they?, at two different events in Sweden in recent days. The first was on the 6th of May and in Stockholm where David presented his work to the Swedish … Continue reading



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Upcoming LUCID/Human Ecology seminars with guest professors Will Steffen (15/5/20) and Kevin Anderson (15/4/6)

Guest Professor Will Steffen (ANU) on “The ‘Many Anthropocenes’ debate: When did the Anthropocene really start and why does it matter?” Date: Wednesday May 20, 2015 Time: 10-12:00 Location: Josephson, Biskopsgatan 5 Room: Carson  Abstract First proposed by Paul Crutzen as a new geological epoch in Earth history, the Anthropocene has spread far and wide beyond the geological community, triggering fierce … Continue reading



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ODYSUS early career symposium

Lund Univeristy, on Monday the 11th, and Copenghagen Univeristy, on Tuesday the 12th of May, will play host to the first symposium of the ODYSUS network with contributions from a number of LUCID PhD candidates and graduates. The Symposium will focus on the breadth and excellence of sustainability focused research in the Öresund region while also aiming to provide the … Continue reading



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Seven Challenges for Sustainability – Climate change impacts on agriculture, food systems and rural societies

Ten years ago LUCSUS convened a series of seminar with the title “Seven challenges for sustainability”. Now it’s time to revisit the challenges: Global Climate Change Combating HIV/AIDS Global Food Security Loss of Biodiversity The Global water crisis Desertification Depletion of Oceanic Fish Stock On May 11 we will organise a half day seminar “Climate change impacts on agriculture, food … Continue reading



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Workshop invitation – Building partnerships with forest communities

Invitation to FOCALI, SIANI & LUCSUS workshop – on building partnerships with forest communities September 2, 2015 – Lund University, Lund, Sweden Public, private and NGO actors increasingly establish enterprises with local forest dependent and forest owning communities in the Amazon and other parts of the tropics. One of the main objectives is to reverse deforestation and forest degradation through … Continue reading



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