Conference on ‘fragile areas’ – Rovigo, Italy 22-23 March 2019 – Call for cases

Government of fragile rural areas in Italy and Europe, Rovigo – March 22-23, 2019, Call for cases. Theme: rural populism. The aim of the conference is to collect positive political reactions to authoritarianism and apathy of countryside, the three Ps: people, politics and participation. The call is international as populism is a phenomenon revealed in […]

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ESRS Autumn School 2018 – Social Innovation in and for Sustainable Food Provision – Riga, Latvia 5-9 November 2018

Food and nutrition security and long-term sustainability of food systems are among the major challenges for European societies in the coming decades. Food systems and the ways we produce, consume and regulate the production of food are increasingly expected to contribute to a range of societal objectives – provide healthy nutrition to all, conserve the […]

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University of Helsinki Ruralia Institute Visiting Scholars Programme

The University of Helsinki Ruralia Institute Visiting Scholars Programme is an opportunity for experienced scholars in the field of rural studies to spend 1-2 months at the Institute during the academic year 2018–2019. Visiting Scholars are expected to interact and form networks with the Ruralia Institute’s academic staff, to plan joint research, publications and/or development […]

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Call for Papers – The Centre for Social Sciences (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

The Centre for Social Sciences (Hungarian Academy of Sciences) organizes a workshop on Cultural Heritage, Social Cohesion and Place Attachment between 20–21 March 2018. The main focus of this workshop will be to explore the relationship between cultural heritage (both built/material and intangible/immaterial), social cohesion and place attachment. The workshop serves as a foundation for future […]

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RECOMS – Building Resourceful and Resilient Communities through Adaptive and Transformative Environmental Practice – H2020 MSCA-ITN

Please find below links to the pre-announcement for the 15 Early Stage Researcher Fellows. The 15 PhD positions will be open for applications from mid-January 2018, with an application deadline of 7 March 2018 (start of the 36-months contract: 1 September 2018):  http://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-directories/current-projects/2017/recoms/  http://www.coventry.ac.uk/research/research-directories/current-projects/2017/recoms/recruitment

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Call for Applications – 2018 Summer Institute on Critical Studies of Environmental Governance

Call for Applications to the 2018 Summer Institute on Critical Studies of Environmental Governance. The theme is “Metrics of sustainability: Critical studies of sites, practices, and performances of accountability in environmental governance.” 12-14 participants will be funded for this five day (July 12-16) intensive intellectual exchange. The event will be held in Toronto, Canada, and […]

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