2018 ICRPS Reflections – Palash Sanyal

It was a pleasure being part of the International Comparative Rural Policy Studies (ICRPS) summer school 2018 which took place at the Tuskegee University, Alabama. Through ICRPS 2018, I was able to have a unique understanding of rural development in developed countries like the United States. Rural areas cover 97 Read more…

Ontario’s Social Enterprise Demonstration Fund Issues $2m Call for Proposals

The Government of Ontario is launching a second $2-million round of the Social Enterprise Demonstration Fund (SEDF) to support job creation and economic growth by providing opportunities for social enterprises to get funding as part of Ontario’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016 – 2021. This round will support the development of financially sustainable and scalable social enterprises by Read more…

Call for Papers: Ontario Climate Symposium 2017

The Ontario Climate Consortium (OCC) and York University are pleased to host the 5th Annual Ontario Climate Symposium on May 11th and 12th 2017. This year’s Symposium theme, Ahead by a Century: Envisioning Just Transformations in a Changing Climate, aims to engage discussions across research disciplines and policy and practice communities about the future of Ontario’s society and Read more…

Call for Papers: People-Centred Food Policy

2017 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting — Boston, MA — April 5-9, 2017 Person-centred policy is a philosophical approach to governance increasingly popular in medical and health circles which seeks to place individuals at the heart of policymaking. In acknowledging the significance of lived encounters with the food system, this perspective Read more…

Call for Proposal: Rural Energy Transitions

Call for Papers: Session “Rural energy transitions. Exploring the rural dimension of socio-technical change” at European Rural Geographies Conference 2017, Braunschweig (Germany), June 14-17, 2017 Recently, the field of energy geography has “burst” (Huber 2015, p. 1) with an increasing amount of research highlighting the spatial dimension of current transformations Read more…

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