Following the announcement that the Third Biennial Conference of the Political Ecology Network, Contested Natures: Power, Politics, Prefiguration, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are happy to announce that POLLEN20 will be moving, in a restructured form, to a virtual platform, and the new dates will be the 22nd – 25th of September 2020. Please bear with us as we update the information on the conference site. The organizing group will be getting in touch with session organizers about changes soon. More soon on, https://pollen2020.wordpress.com/
A two-year postdoctoral position is available in the department of sociology at Iowa State University (ISU). The postdoc will work with an interdisciplinary team examining the social dimensions and governance of gene editing in food and agriculture. The project is funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Social Implications of Emerging Technologies (see https://geneeditedfoods.soc.iastate.edu/). The postdoctoral research associate will be expected to analyze both qualitative interview/focus group data and quantitative survey data, help lead a deliberative stakeholder workshop, conduct literature reviews and employ sociological theories related to agrifood biotechnologies and governance, contribute to peer-reviewed publications and presentations at professional meetings. The full position announcement with due dates is attached.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dr. Theresa Selfa Professor and Associate Chair, Dept. of Environmental Studies & Graduate Program in Environmental Science, SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry Syracuse, NY 13210 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.esf.edu/faculty/selfa/ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Associate Editor, Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems Associate Editor, Rural Sociology
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Ph.D. Course – May 11-15, 2020, Copenhagen, Denmark
Degrowth in Europe: Foundations in theory and pathways to practice
Convened by the Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Read more