CALL FOR PAPERS – 2015 Calgary Sustainability Conference

2015 Calgary Sustainability Conference:
Sustainability as Intergenerational Justice

The University of Calgary’s Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce a 2 day conference, held over Friday June 12th and Saturday June 13th, on environmental philosophy, with a focus on environmental sustainability.

The theme of the conference is ‘Environmental Sustainability as Intergenerational Justice’ Though papers on sustainability are preferred, any paper that addresses contemporary issues in environmental philosophy is welcome. Papers should be no longer than 4,000 words. Deadline for submissions: March 15, 2015. Continue reading

Grad Fellowship – Sustainability & Resilience Outreach & Education Coordinator


089-Western-State-Colorado-UniversityCold Harbor Sustainable Living Center (CSLC) and the Masters of Environmental Management (MEM) program at Western State Colorado University (WSCU) are recruiting a Clark Environmental Fellow to begin work July 2015 under a $15,000 fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year, renewable for 2016-2017.
Deadline for applications: December 1, 2014.
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JOB: Three PhD Positions in Ethics of Technology

The 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology in the Netherlands offers 3 PhD Positions in Ethics of Technology.

We are looking for three talented PhD students for projects in the areas of:

  • Ethics of Technology (various areas) (Eindhoven University of Technology)
  • Technology & Ethics (various areas) (Delft University of Technology)
  • Ethics of Emerging Medical Technologies (University of Twente)

 Application Deadline:  June 10th, 2014

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WORKSHOP – Natural Environments and Cultural Services


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According to decision making bodies such as the UK Government’s DEFRA and the UN Environment Programme, one of the reasons ecosystems have value is because they can provide human beings with cultural ecosystem services. The thought is that woods, say, or wetlands have value, not simply because they supply us with fuel, food and other material benefits, but because they can inspire us, for instance, or fortify our resolve, or hone our aesthetic faculties, or provide us with religious symbols, or shape our sense of who we are. Continue reading

JOB – Assist/Assoc Professor in Sustainability and Environmental Policy

Cutler HallAOS: Environmental sustainability, environmental studies, environmental economics, or related environmental policy areas.


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SUMMER SCHOOL — Urban Transitions to Sustainability, Rheims University, France

University of Reims, FranceThis course is specifically designed for doctoral students, post-docs and young scholars who wish to further explore urban sustainability, discuss cutting-edge research with peers and established scholars alike and develop specific skills such as presenting their own research, developing abstracts and discussing the research of other scholars in the make. Continue reading