CSPS seminar: “Explore the Carpathian Garden!” – Securing nature as greener in the periphery of Europe

CSPS seminar: “Explore the Carpathian Garden!” – Securing nature as greener in the periphery of Europe

“Explore the Carpathian Garden!” – Securing nature as greener in the periphery of Europe Tuesday 5 June, 11:30 - 12:30 Leeuwenborch C78 The seminar will investigate the emergence of green economy and securitization logics in the process of constructing the Carpathian Mountains as a wilderness frontier. The project of establishing ‘The European Yellowstone’ in Romania [...]

Annual lecture by Erik Swyngedouw

Annual lecture by Erik Swyngedouw

REMINDER:  We are happy to announce that we have confirmed Erik Swyngedouw to give our annual lecture on Thursday 7 June from 16:00 - 17:30 at Leeuwenborch C64. Erik Swyngedouw is Professor of Geography at Manchester University. His research interests include urban political-ecology, hydro-social conflict, urban governance, democracy and political power, and the politics of globalisation. [...]

Seminar: Towards a post-apocalyptic anthropology: harbouring the prospect of life

Seminar: Towards a post-apocalyptic anthropology: harbouring the prospect of life

Towards a post-apocalyptic anthropology: harbouring the prospect of life Seminar on the occasion of the retirement of dr. A. Arce (SDC) Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9:45 – 17:30 Wageningen, Forum C0314 Calling for a post-apocalyptic anthropology is a provocative move to critically discuss so-called crisis of governance, failures of public policy, bio-power effects that have [...]

Seminar: Co-creating Research

Seminar: Co-creating Research

Co-creating Research Seminar Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 14:00 - 17:00 Wageningen, Gaia C0093 Co-creation has become a buzzword in many social science disciplines and business as well as in tourism studies. Given the prominence of co-creation, surprisingly little discussion has evolved about its implications for research practices and knowledge production as well as what challenges [...]

Seminar: Exploring Urbanization: Events, Resources, Risks, and Movements

Seminar: Exploring Urbanization: Events, Resources, Risks, and Movements

Seminar: Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 June 2018 Masterclass urbanization: 20 June (09.30—12.30) Venue: Wageningen University, Wageningen (campus; Orion Building) Organized by Centre for Space, Place and Society (CSPS) Organising team (SDC and GEO): Robert Coates, Martijn Duineveld, Dik Roth, Pieter de Vries, Jeroen Warner. The world is rapidly urbanizing. While some see urbanization as [...]