PhDs in Transitions at the IST2017

Dear colleagues, This year’s International Sustainability Transitions Conference (IST2017) took place from June 18th-21st in Gothenburg, Sweden, organised by Chalmers University. Following our activities in recent years at the 6th IST in Brighton and our presence at the 50th Anniversary SPRU conference, the PhDs in Transitions network was ready to make a strong showing though… Continue reading PhDs in Transitions at the IST2017

2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: A delegate’s thoughts

Following last week’s on-site coverage of our second network conference (find the introduction, Day 1 and Day 2 reports here) we would like to wrap up our conference reporting by linking you to a great, insightful (and, compared to our reports, bias-free :)) commentary on the conference written by one of the delegates, Marc Hudson (many… Continue reading 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: A delegate’s thoughts

2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: Day 2

Read the conference introduction and our 1st day report. The second day of our PhDs in Transitions conference started very much in the same way the first day passed: motivating, constructive and inspiring. Despite a rather early start at 8:30, the delegates weren’t lacking energy, kicking the day off with the third round of parallel… Continue reading 2nd PhDs in Transitions Conference: Day 2

2nd PhDs in Transitions conference: Day 1

Following yesterday’s introduction to the 2nd PhDs in transitions conference we would like to provide you with a short summary of what we did on Day 1 of the conference. In one word: it was amazing. Meeting in the morning hours in the Odysee building at the modern and spacious EPFL campus, we started off the… Continue reading 2nd PhDs in Transitions conference: Day 1

Pathway politics and the nation state in transitions: Insights from the Royal Geographical Society Conference 2016

Both a conference report and a reflection piece, this guest contibution by Dr Phil Johnstone (SPRU, University of Sussex) reveals insights into the 2016 Royal Geographical Society Conference, especially focusing on contributions by SPRU researchers.

We would also like to use the opportunity to invite all colleagues interested in meeting us and/or learning about the network to look out for us at the SPRU 50th Anniversary Conference in Brighton, UK and at the 7th IST Conference in Wuppertal, Germany.