CSPS Symposium: Towards Convivial Conservation? Governing Human-Wildlife Relations in the ‘Anthropocene’ (CONVIVA)

Programme 08:45 - 09:00 COFFEE/TEA 09:00 - 09:15 OPENING/WELCOME: CONVIVA by Bram Büscher and Rob Fletcher, Sociology of Development and Change, Wageningen University & Research 09:15 - 10:30 SESSION I: Relating Humans and Wildlife Nature-based tourism and indigenous communities in the Brazilian Pantanal: between representations of biodiversity and biocultural diversity by Koen Arts, Forest and [...]

Research Symposium 1 November: ‘Towards Convivial Conservation’

Towards Convivial Conservation? Governing Human-Wildlife Relations in the ‘Anthropocene’ (CONVIVA) Research Symposium co-sponsered by Centre for Space Place and Society (CSPS) and Political ecology @ WUR 1 November 2018 Orion Building C2030 Wageningen University, the Netherlands Convivial conservation is a new conservation approach that aims to move beyond currently dominant paradigms that promote nature-culture dualisms and market-based funding mechanisms. [...]

Professor and Chair of Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles (f/m), 0.8-1 FTE

Professor and Chair of Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles (f/m), 0.8-1 FTE

We are looking for We are looking for a full professor who will lead the new chair group of ‘Consumption and Healthy Lifestyles’ at Wageningen University & Research (0.8 - 1.0 fte), one of the leading universities on food, health and environment. The new group will be part of the Department of Social Science and [...]

CSPS PhD Course: Critical Perspectives on Social Theory

CSPS PhD Course: Critical Perspectives on Social Theory

Introduction This PhD course gives participants an opportunity to intensively engage with some of the major foundational movements in critical social theory, so that they can continue to explore contemporary expansions of those movements in their own research. It is organized as an intensive discussion seminar over the course of four weeks (with two 3-hour [...]

Contested Biodiversities: Unpacking power and privilege in KwaZulu-Natal’s Biodiversity Stewardship Programme, South Africa, by Shirley Brooks

Contested Biodiversities:  Unpacking power and privilege in KwaZulu-Natal’s Biodiversity Stewardship Programme, South Africa, by Shirley Brooks

Monday 15 October, 12:00 - 13:00 Leeuwenborch, C62 Professor Shirley Brooks is Head of the Department of Geography, Environmental Studies & Tourism at the University of the Western Cape. Impression seminar Protected area expansion in South Africa has taken a new turn. The aim of the recently instituted Biodiversity Stewardship Programme (BSP) is to expand the [...]