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 […]
The XXVIII ESRS Congress will be held in Trondheim, Norway, on 25-28 June 2019.
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 […]
The European Society for Rural Sociology invites individuals to apply for the position of Editor-in-Chief Sociologia Ruralis. We are looking for an Editor-in-Chief to succeed Bettina Bock in the position from 2020. Deadline for receipt of applications is June 1st 2018. For more information, see the attached document.
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 […]
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
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 […]
The XIIth conference on rural fragile areas, is organized in Rovigo 2-3 March 2018 and will focus on nested markets. The aim is to verify whether and how virtuous markets are widespread in marginal areas of Italy and Europe. Abstracts may be in Italian or English. Jan van der Ploeg will be the key note […]
Sociologia Ruralis publishes one special issue per two years and is interested in receiving proposals for a special issue to be published in summer 2019. We particularly welcome proposals that result from the last congress of the European Society for Rural Sociology held in Krakow. Special issue proposals should include: An introduction to the overarching […]
The Department of Urban and Rural Development at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences offers a strong social science research environment with its foundations in the research subjects environmental communication, rural development, landscape architecture and agrarian history. We are now seeking to recruit a professor and research leader to the Division of Environmental Communication. More info: […]