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18th June 2019
  • 13th International Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics

    Turku, Finland

    Since its foundation in 1996, the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE) has promoted transdisciplinary research on the theoretical and practical prerequisites of sustainable development.

    In 2019, ESEE will hold its biennial conference in Turku, SW Finland. In the historically beautiful and intellectually stimulating setting, participants will discuss recent developments in the behavioural, social and institutional theories in ecological economics through the practical environmental and developmental concerns that matter the most.

    The 13th International Conference of ESEE in Turku will focus on the ongoing co-creative turn in ecological economics, environmental policy studies and sustainability sciences in more general.
    Key Dates

    Special session deadline 2 November 2018
    Abstract submission deadline 27 November 2018
    Notification of abstract acceptance 15 February 2019
    Registration (early bird) 15 March 2019
    Application for summer school 31 January 2019
    Registration for presenting authors 26 April 2019
    Submission of full papers (incl. for paper prizes) by 26 April 2019
    Pre-conference summer school 16-18 June 2019
    ESEE 2019 conference 18-21 June 2019

19th June 2019
  • World Forum on Climate Justice

    Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA, UK

    "With clear benefits to people and natural ecosystems, limiting global warming to 1.5°C compared to 2°C could go hand-in-hand with ensuring a more sustainable and equitable society."
    IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

    Changing the narrative: This inaugural World Forum on Climate Justice will bring together leading civil society groups, academics, business representatives, members of the public, and policymakers to foster new thinking and explore pressing topics in climate justice advocacy, research, policy and practice as we adapt to reach the 1.5°C goal.

    Confirmed speakers

    Mary Robinson
    Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, Republic of Ireland

    Patrick Bond
    University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

    View more speakers here:

    Call for Papers

    Abstracts are invited by 25 January 2019 on the conference topics for presentation as talks and posters.

    Submit abstracts here: 

23rd June 2019
26th June 2019
  • European International Conference on Transforming Urban Systems (EICTUS-2019)

    Strasbourg University, 4 Rue Blaise Pascal, 67081 Strasbourg, France CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – Submission deadline 15 March 2019 Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the “Zone Atelier Environnementale Urbaine (ZAEU)” Université de Strasbourg - France, we are highly delighted to invite you to submit your abstract and participate in the European International Conference on Transforming Urban Systems (EICTUS-2019), which will be held from 26 – 28 June 2019 at Université de Strasbourg, France. Major conference themes are as under: • Sustainable cities • Urban metabolism and sustainability • Urban ecology and eco-services • Urban land-use, development and planning • Urban climate, risks, resilience, vulnerabilities and adaptation • Energy resources, sustainable urban energy productions and supplies • Urban mobility, sustainable and innovative urban transport systems • Urban pollutions (air, water, soil) and reduction strategies • Urban risks, remediation and protection strategies • Urban economy and cost-effectiveness strategies • Other inter-disciplinary topics related to urban transition Abstract submission: You are warmly invited to submit a 300 to 500 words summary of your work on or before 15 March 2019. For further details, please visit the website of the conference:

2nd July 2019
  • 2019 Environmental Justice Conference ‘Transformative Connections’

    University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK

    We are excited to share with you details of the 2019 Environmental Justice Conference ‘Transformative Connections’ to be held at University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 2 July – 4 July 2019. The conference is hosted by UEA’s Global Environmental Justice group, with support from colleagues on our advisory board. The primary focus of the conference is connections between environmental justice and transformations to sustainability, with three main conference themes relating to connections across scales, movements and worldviews. We welcome proposals for sessions and are open to suggestions as to what format these take, including talks, panel discussion, roundtables or workshop events. We are also calling for submission of abstracts for presentations. The deadline for submissions is 31 January 2019. Submissions will be reviewed by the scientific advisory board with results communicated by 28 February 2019. Registration for the conference will open on 1 March 2019. We would be delighted if you submit a session proposal or abstract and very much hope you can join us in Norwich next year. Details on registration and conference fees will be announced on this webpage as soon as possible.