CFP – ISEE at Central APA, February 18-21, 2015

The International Society for Environmental Ethics invites suISEE Logo 175 by 175bmissions of individual papers (approximately 20 minutes running time) or proposals for themed sessions (particular topics, author meets critics, etc.; 2 or 3 hours running time) for the next Central Division APA meeting. The meeting will be held in St. Louis, Missouri, USA at the Hilton, Ball Park.

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WORKSHOP – Natural Environments and Cultural Services

A WORKSHOP TO BE HELD ON 23-24 June 2014 AT DURHAM UNIVERSITY, UK

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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 – Degrowth, Barcelona, Spain

Degrowth Summer School (Barcelona, Spain, July 4-21, 2014)

Adapting to the times of crisis: an advanced course on socially sustainable degrowth

Four Columns, the monument of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.Amidst calls for restoring growth as a path out of the crisis, the intellectual and political degrowth movement exposes the impossibility to greening economic growth, or making it equitable. In theoretical terms degrowth implies a radical critique to the western notion of growth- and technology-led development as a single overarching path of organizing social and economic life. It implies revisiting the role of monetary and market-based transactions in society and searching for a way to bring back its human, emotional, non-utilitarian or gift-based traits. Continue reading

JOB – NSF Posdoc, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Pennsylvania State

SCRIM

  • AOS: Environmental Philosophy, Epistemology, Applied Ethics
  • AOC: Open
  • Location: University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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CFP—ISEE at Eastern APA, December 27-30, 2014

ISEE Logo #2The International Society for Environmental Ethics invites submissions of individual papers (approximately 20 minutes running time) or proposals for themed sessions (particular topics, author meets critics, etc.; 2 or 3 hours running time) for the next Eastern Division APA meeting. The meeting will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA at the Marriott Philadelphia, Downtown. Continue reading