Webinar: Political Ecology in Anti-Corruption Efforts and Practice

TNRC LEARNING SERIES: Anti-corruption insights for conservation and natural resource management

When: August 13th
9:00am – 10:30am Washington, DC
1:00pm – 2:30pm Cambridge, UK
4:00pm – 5:30pm Nairobi, Kenya
8:00pm – 9:30pm Bangkok, Thailand

Where: Remote Only. Register and access link here.

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Chapter publication on epistemologies of indigenous communities in the Ecuadorian and Colombian high mountains

Chapter publication “Alli Kawsay: Epistemology and Political Practice in the Territories, a Possibility from the Andean Pluriverse for Ecological Justice and the Care of Mother Nature 

In Book: The Palgrave Handbook of Climate Resilient Societies.  

Access chapter here.

POLLEN20 Conference Updates !

Dear POLLEN friends, 
Below you can find a number of important updates regarding the conference: 

  • Call for proposals for individual paper presentations and poster presentations in line with the conference’s main themes and cross-cutting questions. The submission deadline is 10 August, 2020 (24.00 BST). More information is available here
  • Registration for the POLLEN20 virtual conference is now open, including for non-presenting conference delegates. Registration information and the revised fee schedule can be found on the main page at https://pollen2020.wordpress.com/
  • Is your political ecology ‘decolonial’? A praxis workshop at #POLLEN20 is a special pre-conference workshop organized by and for early career researchers and activists. The virtual workshop will take place on 21 September 2020 from 3-5pm BST. Prior registration is required. See here for more details and guidance on the workshop and how to sign up. The deadline to register is 10 September. 
  • Call for panelists – Special Roundtable on The Political Ecology of COVID-19 organized by Libby Lunstrum and Amber Huff. The deadline for expressions of interest is 10 August 2020 (24.00 BST). See the full call here.
  • As usual, all conference updates and announcements are published on the POLLEN20 event page and on Twitter. Any inquiries should be sent to the conference organizing group at POLLEN@sussex.ac.uk.

POLLEN July Updates

Dear POLLEN Members and Friends,

Thank you for your input this month – and for a rich newsletter with plenty of activity to share across the network. First we have an introduction by POLLEN’s Singaporean node, followed by a long list of new publications, workshops, conferences, vacancies, articles, blog posts and more. Hope you enjoy!

Best wishes, 

POLLEN Secretariat

NOTE: the updates below are a copy of the original newsletter, and therefore might not contain all hyperlinks and content. To access the original with full content, as well as to see previous newsletters, follow this link: https://us20.campaign-archive.com/home/?u=71814a42a0d2d8f390cbee1be&id=3fe97edf35
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Global Extraction Film Festival (GEFF) 2020

*this is a repost of the article at https://www.caribbeancreativity.nl/events/global-extraction-film-festival-2020/

Streaming Online | July 16-20, 2020 | #FocusOnGlobalExtraction | #GlobalExtractionAction

The 1st Global Extraction Film Festival, streaming online from July 16-20, 2020, is free to the public worldwide. Curated and hosted by Esther Figueroa, environmental filmmaker based in Jamaica and Emiel Martens, founding director of Caribbean Creativity based in the Netherlands, GEFF 2020 is part of a movement to bring attention to both long standing and newly evolving threats from global extraction.

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Call for Papers – “Social and Cultural Aspects of Circular Economy”

Circular economy is a relatively new concept within the frame of sustainable development, despite having received significant attention within the scientific community. The world’s most populous country, China enacted a law to transform its economy based on principles of circular economy. The circular economy concept, however, has been criticized to be one-dimensional, lacking social and cultural aspects. In this project we aim to integrate culture, society and circular economy.

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