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Workshop on ocean grabbing and neoliberalization

On November 3rd starting at 13:15 for two hours, LUCSUS will host a workshop entitled Who has the right to natural resources: A workshop on ocean grabbing and neo-liberalization. The workshop will be presented Prof. Seth Macinko, from the Univeristy of Rhode Island and Christiana Louwa of El Molo Forum, Kenya. It will take place on the 3rd floor of the … Continue reading



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What happened at the recent workshop on land degradation?

Ten years ago LUCSUS held a series of seminars on: Seven challenges for sustainability. The series aimed to problematise emerging environmental problems of a global nature, which had largely been described by the natural sciences, in terms of the social sciences. The knowledge base in the natural sciences around problems of: land degradation, climate change, global (ill)health, overfishing, global food … Continue reading



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Reporting from an inspiring day of first year PhD seminars

Yesterday, the 25th of September, the newly christened Maathai and Carson seminar rooms were properly debuted when they played host to the first year PhD seminars of the newest batch of LUCID doktorander. The four doctoral students from the Sustainability Science partner of LUCID (i.e. LUCSUS) presented the progress they have made and the challenges they have encountered over the … Continue reading



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LUCID supports – Joint research and education project with Leuphana University

In the begining of September, seven LUMES students and two LUCSUS staff members, LUCID PhD candidate Ebba Brink and Associate Professor Christine Wamsler, travelled to Lüneburg to work with a group of students and staff from Leuphana University (the Institute of Ethics and Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research and the Center for Methodology) on an ongoing joint research and education project. The theme … Continue reading



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LUCID – supporting learning outside the classroom

As a means to encourage scientific learning that engages with contexts outside of the classroom, LUCID PhD candidates and teachers alike take part in educational activities in the ‘real world’. Recently, this has involved people at LUCID acting in a supervisory and teaching capacity in two such trips. The first took the new batch of Master’s students in the LUMES program to Breanäs … Continue reading



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