CSPS Annual Lecture 2023 | Rethinking Public Safety as Care in Spaces of Hyperunsafety | by professor Rachel Pain | March 8, 15:00 – 17:00 CET | Impulse, Wageningen, NL + Livestream

We are pleased to welcome professor Rachel Pain as speaker for the CSPS Annual Lecture 2023! Rethinking Public Safety as Care in spaces of hyperunsafety (public parks) In this lecture, I present some recent research on experiences of violence and harassment in public parks in North East England, where high rates of abuse and fear […]

Lecture | HSO@CSPS | How to train a community-engaged researcher | dr. Lucie Lévesque | June 12 | Wageningen Campus

Date: Monday June 12 Time: 13.30 – 15.00 hrs Location: B0075, Leeuwenborch, Wageningen Campus / Professor Lucie Lévesque from the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada will share a talk with us on how to train a community-engaged researcher. Using the Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Program (KSDPP) as an example. The […]

Seminar series | RSO@CSPS | Post-Capitalist Food Futures | With Khayaat Fakier | 8 June 5pm | Campus Wageningen

As part of our new course ‘Beyond Sustainability: Theorizing post- and anti-capitalist food futures’ (RSO58806), we are curating an evening seminar series where we will welcome scholars and activists engaged in reimagining food and society more generally (in conjunction with CSPS and Otherwise). You are cordially invited to join us for the seminars. Please register […]

Recap | Foodscapes Reading Retreat | Finding (y)our reading flow

What are barriers for you to make time for reading during your regular work day? What distracts you when you are reading? How do you ensure retention after reading a relevant piece? Those where questions we started answering for ourselves during the reading retreat of the foodscapes cluster. Now you may wonder: a reading retreat […]

Maas/Meuse River Symposium | 23 May 2023 2-5pm | Wageningen Campus

Meuse on the move: transboundary water governance in times of extremesBy Wageningen Water Governance Platform 14:00 Welcome and introduction 14:10 Keynote: Prof. Richard Meissner (University of South Africa) – Transboundary rivers have their politics – the case of South Africa 14:40 Presentation: Lotte de Jong & Cornel van Schayck – The challenge for (legal) recognition […]

Movie screening | Animal Intersection, a documentary film by Rodrigo Machado | Gaia Building

Join us for the screening of ‘Animal Intersection’, a documentary film by Rodrigo Machado When: Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 15:30-17:00 Where: Gaia Building (1st floor mezzanine), Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 3, 6708 PB Wageningen Cost: Free of cost and no registration required Contact: rodmgc@gmail.com Description ‘Animal Intersection’ is a thought-provoking film that delves into the complex […]

New minor | Gender and Diversity for Sustainable World | Period 1-3

Sustainability has become one of the most urgent challenges of our time. The relationships between gender (socially constructed differences between men and women), diversity (people’s backgrounds and natural lifeworlds) and sustainability, while crucial, are often difficult for students to see. In the Gender and Diversity for Sustainable Worlds minor, students start from their own position […]

Cluster | Introducing Foodscapes

Let us introduce you to Thirza and Anna, coordinators of the CSPS Foodscapes Cluster. This research cluster is all about the societal landscape in which food systems are embedded. Food is an important part of everyone’s daily life, both shaping and manifesting social relations, including expressions of identity and the execution of power. Food is […]

Workshop | Embracing multiperspectivity | March 29 2023 1-5 pm | Wageningen Campus

The WUR Transformative Learning Hub in collaboration with the Centre for Unusual Collaborations organizes: Workshop: Embracing multiperspectivity Registration required: Registration for CUCo’s Embracing Multiperspectivity Workshop (google.com) What can we learn from artists in our daily struggle when collaborating with others? How do artists use their senses, give meaning to emotions & feelings and collaborate with […]

Seminar | Challenges for tackling deforestation in Brazil: From a scorched earth policy to where? | Adriana Ramos | March 27 2023 | 12.30 – 13.30 | Impulse, Wageningen

Event description Lula’s victory in the 2022 Brazilian election was accompanied by a solid commitment to tackle climate change, including the goal of zero deforestation by 2030. A new Plan to Halt Deforestation is expected, comprising all Brazilian biomes beyond the Amazon alone. Action to confront illegal operations has already begun, for example in the […]

Blog | Merissa Gavin | Migrant workers in Spain’s Agri-Food Industry and the Ceuta ‘March for Dignity’

Text and photos Merissa Gavin Re-negotiating precarity: Migrant fruit pickers in southern SpainFor my ongoing thesis research, I am interested in how migrant workers in Spain’s agri-food industry navigate politically induced precarity. Precarity, within the scope of this research, refers to the instability of immigrants’ status in society as they embody the paradox of being […]

Symposium | Mapping fossil ties | March 16 2023 | 15.15- 18.00 | Gaia 1+2, Droevendaalsesteeg 3, Wageningen |

Date:    March 16 2023 Time:   15.15- 18.00 Venue: Gaia 1+2, Droevendaalsesteeg 3, Wageningen You can register here: https://forms.gle/7tzVSSa8hauuBXeDA Organized by: S4F Wageningen, CSPS and W*O*L*F* Key-notes Brigitte Wear Researcher and writer at The Jester and student of Wageningen University. Vatan Hüzeir Researcher-activist, advisor in climate change & energy, PhD-candidate on climate activism, director Changerism, […]

PhD Workshop | Carving Out the Space: a reflexive workshop on PAR | with Rachel Pain, Katy Jenkins, Bettina van Hoven and Sonja Marzi | March 8, 2023 | 9:00 -12:30 | Wageningen

Carving out the space: A reflexive workshop on PAR With special guests: Rachel Pain, Katy Jenkins, Bettina van Hoven and Sonja Marzi Date and time: 8 March 2023, 9:00-12:30, followed by lunch Location: Wageningen University – B: 351 R:0031 Dance Room C:018 (Clockhouse, Generaal Foulkes 37, Wageningen 6703BL) Registration required: https://forms.gle/WxXWNUp35JGQz5s86  Max. no of participation: […]

Symposium + Inaugural Lecture prof. Spencer Moore | From Ottawa to Wageningen: Building healthy societies in a planetary context | HSO@WUR | Feb 16, 2023 from 12.00 – 15.30 | Wageningen, NL

Come and join us on February 16th at Wageningen Campus to co-create new perspectives on today’s role of health promotion! The symposium ‘From Ottawa to Wageningen’ precedes the inaugural lecture of Health and Society new professor Spencer Moore.During this symposium, we invite you to think creatively with us about the importance of settings in health promotion. […]

PhD Course | Transformative and Participatory Qualitative Research Approaches and Methods | Feb 20 – March 16, 2023 | Wageningen University, NL

From Feb 20 – March 16, we will be running the 3rd edition of the TPAR PhD Course, on Transformative and Participatory Qualitative Research Approaches and Methods. For the first time, we will run it in person, in Wageningen. The TPAR course offers participants conceptual and hands-on methodological engagement with transformative, participatory and action research […]