AdaptEconII in France – 2nd Training Workshop

Escaping the darkness of Sweden and Iceland all PhDs and supervisors met for the second AdaptEconII workshop in France from December the 5th to 11th 2016. Also, escaping the pre-Christmas stress the training took place in the Volcanoes next to Clermont Ferrand. This workshop was especially focused on economic training and understanding how current economic … Continue reading AdaptEconII in France – 2nd Training Workshop

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

Agent-Based Modelling Summer School in Montpellier

From September 12th to 23rd the “Multi-platform International Summer School on Agent-Based Modelling & Simulation for Renewable Resources Management” (MISS-ABMS) took place at Agropolis International in Montpellier, France. Marie took part of it and very much enjoyed the combination of theoretical lectures, case-study examples, practical sessions and a group project, all supported by established experts in the … Continue reading Agent-Based Modelling Summer School in Montpellier

Geopolitical Theories and Methods summer school, Maastricht

Maastricht University (the Netherlands) likes to keep students around in summer and therefore, offers a wide range of summer schools. Marie joined one on Geopolitical Theories and Methods from July 25th until 29th 2016. Unexpectedly but pleasantly surprised, this course was very much hands-on work: trying out different research approaches to geopolitics in individual and group … Continue reading Geopolitical Theories and Methods summer school, Maastricht

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

AdaptEconII in Iceland – 1st Training Workshop

The first AdaptEconII workshop took place in Iceland from May 22nd to June 3rd 2016. This was the first time all twelve PhDs were in the same place and met the supervisors from all three Universities. The first part of the workshop took place in Hvergerði, one of Icelands unpronounceable beautiful hot spring areas. The … Continue reading AdaptEconII in Iceland – 1st Training Workshop