We are pleased to announce the launch of the website of the EnerSHelF project. This is an interdisciplinary German-Ghanaian project of political economists, engineers and partners from the private renewable energies sector. EnerSHelF deals with the sustainable and reliable energy supply for healthcare facilities in Ghana, and EADI is involved in the project as transfer and dissemination partner.
EADI is delighted to announce the successful accreditation of the “Master Degree Programme Management of Development", offered by the Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein (VHL), University of Applied Sciences, in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. IAC/EADI wishes to congratulate Van Hall Larenstein on the excellent quality of the programme with its distinctive and dynamic features.
In this webinar, Sylvia Kay and Attila Szocs will discuss their research and activism on land grabbing, with a particular focus on Romania, and the implications for political struggles over land and territories.
Engaged Scholarship for Development: Building Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice: Invitation to PhDs and early-career researchers in development studies to share ideas on their research methodologies, findings and experiences towards solidarity, peace and social justice. Submit your abstract by 15 January 2020!
International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)Convened by the Department of Food and Resource EconomicsOpens external of the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, the course course will engage in the ‘degrowth’ / ‘postgrowth’ discourse through the perspectives of the complementary and established traditions of i) political ecology, ii) feminist scholarship, and iii) ecological economics. The course will survey theoretical contributions to degrowth from various schools of thought, while emphasizing praxis in multiple social spheres and similarly, scholar-activism. The course unfolds within a frame of Degrowth in Europe, emphasizing what European peoples and states can and must do, starting within our own region.
Expected learning outcomes
The course aims to enable and advance critical engagement with degrowth scholarship and praxis. Learning outcomes include:
1. Knowledge of key arguments and areas of consensus within degrowth studies from the perspective of academic traditions of Political Ecology, Feminist scholarship, and Ecological Economics.
2. Analytical and evaluative skill development in relation to research within the field of degrowth studies, drawing on academic traditions of Ecological Economics, Political Ecology and Feminist scholarship.
3. Competence to critically discuss current and imagine new policies and practices.
Dates and application deadline
The course will take place from 11-15 May 2020.
The application deadline is 1 February 2020.