Resilience conference, Stockholm

Three of the ESRs (Marie Schellens, Eduard Nedelciu, and Jennifer Hinton) and three of the supervisors (Dr. Sarah Cornell, Dr. Brynhildur Davidsdottir and Dr. Sylvie Ferrari) in the AdaptEconII project attended the Resilience Conference 2017, held in Stockholm in late August. The conference takes place tri-annually and was hosted this year by the Stockholm Resilience … Continue reading Resilience conference, Stockholm

Who will change the system? – Thoughts on an unconventional conference

  What is needed for “Systems Change”? While this question might give rise to a million different answers, I believe that the answers to the question ‘Who is needed for “Systems Change”?’ will look more alike. I think, we would all agree that we need everyone together for systems change. To me the important aspect … Continue reading Who will change the system? – Thoughts on an unconventional conference

Ecological Challenges Conference

Ecological Challenges Conference, held in Oslo in February 2017, was supposed to be a place where “academia meets activism”. Ganna Gladkykh and Nathalie Spittler participated and came back from it with the following impressions. The conference was one of those from the new wave of the academic conferences which try to be more inclusive bringing together … Continue reading Ecological Challenges Conference

Jean Monnet Training Programme in “Europe and Sustainable Development”

From October the 10th until 21st, all AdaptEconII PhD students were gathered again for a second time. However, this time they would also meet and work together with other students. Dr. Arnaud Diemer (also an AdaptEconII supervisor) organised a training event on "Europe and Sustainable Development" within the Jean Monnet Erasmus+ programme. Next to lectures … Continue reading Jean Monnet Training Programme in “Europe and Sustainable Development”

All around the same table? Discussions on EATing with 10 billion

Maartje Oostdijk & Marie Schellens On the 13th and 14th of June 2016, the EAT forum was hosted in Stockholm. Here experts from a wide range of nationalities and fields of interest addressed the interwoven and global issues of food, health and sustainability (have a look at eatforum.org). We joined a multi-stakeholder discussion session on ´Overcoming … Continue reading All around the same table? Discussions on EATing with 10 billion

System Dynamics Conference

From July the 16th until July the 21st, the System Dynamics Conference took place in Delft, the Netherlands. This years conference theme was "Black Swans and Black Lies: System Dynamics in the Context of Randomness and Political Power-play". Therese, David and Marie participated in various activities of the conference, including a summer school, a PhD-colloquium, conference … Continue reading System Dynamics Conference