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June 2018

Resources for Future Generations 2018

June 16 - June 21
Vancouver Convention Center Vancouver, British Colombia Canada + Google Map

PREMIERE CONFERENCE ON ENERGY • MINERALS • WATER • THE EARTH   Why RFG 2018? The rapid growth of developing economies and the fundamental needs of many disadvantaged people across the globe are resulting in an increased demand for many resources and changes in the delivery of existing ones. The need for focused environmental priorities and new technologies will add additional requirements and constraints. The International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), the Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences (CFES), the Canadian…

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July 2018

Metrics of sustainability: Critical studies of sites, practices, and performances of accountability in environmental governance

July 12 - July 16

Applications are currently being accepted for the Summer Institute on Critical Studies of Environmental Governance to be held at the University of Toronto July 12-16, 2018. We welcome applications from advanced doctoral students (i.e., advanced to candidacy, completed data collection, and actively writing) and junior scholars who received a Ph.D. after May 2015, working in the social sciences, law, humanities, and other relevant disciplines. The Institute will reimburse travel expenses up to $1200 (USD) and cover food and lodging for…

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Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities

July 15 - July 21
Toronto Metro Convention Centre Toronto, Ontario Canada

Since the inception of the discipline, sociologists have been concerned with power, violence and justice. Current social, economic and political challenges enhance their relevance. As capitalist globalization expands and deepens, corporate power increases along with global, national and local inequalities. New geo-political power configurations and confrontations are emerging, with violence being used as a tool to oppress and also to resist oppression. Colonial histories and contemporary land appropriations reflect the structures and cultural processes that perpetuate violence against indigenous and…

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Science in Society, Society in Science: Toward a 21st Century Model for Social Scientific Research

July 26 - July 29
Red Lion on the River, 909 N. Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR United States
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Growing public skepticism about the value of science and expert knowledge has been a defining characteristic of the early 21st century. Political discourse and populist movements have increasingly questioned the objectivity of scientists and criticized the perceived liberal bias of academic elites. Privately funded research think tanks, internet websites, and other alternative sources of information have contributed to an increasingly diverse ecosystem of authority and knowledge. As the distinction between ‘facts’ and ‘values’ has become increasingly blurred, the evidence-base that…

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September 2018

Econous: An Economy the Works for All

September 24 - September 26
Delta Hotels Beausejour, 750 Main St
Moncton, Ontario Canada
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$495

From September 24-26 over 350 leaders from across Canada’s social innovation landscape will gather in Moncton, New Brunswick for EconoUs2018 to: CONNECT with social innovation leaders from across Canada who share a passion for building strong, inclusive community economies LEARN about strategies for generating inclusive communities, sustainable environments and local prosperity SHARE your successes, challenges and questions on how to create inclusive communities, sustainable environments and local prosperity with an economy that works for all REINVIGORATE efforts for change in your community and organization through…

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October 2018

Health and Shared Prosperity

October 10 - October 13

The 30th Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation annual conference will return to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - the site of our first conference! The 2018 conference will be co-hosted with the University of Saskatchewan. Stay tuned for more details.

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Place 18: Canadian Planning Student Conference

October 12 - October 14
University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta t6g2r3 Canada + Google Map
$75

PLACE 18 provides attendees with the opportunity to engage in professional and academic presentations, workshops, and field trips to foster learning, networking, and information sharing. Professional and academic support will also be available to help students build their knowledge base. PLACE 18 will take place at the University of Alberta’s North Campus in the heart of Edmonton October 12-14, 2018.

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June 2019

Nordic Geographers Meeting

June 16, 2019 - June 19, 2019
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO-749
Trondheim, Norway
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The term ‘sustainable development’ has become part of our everyday vocabulary, especially after the World Commission on Environment and Development published its report Our Common Future in 1987. As a result of the Commission’s report, the consequences of economic reason for all living systems, was explicitly put on the agenda. Thus, through sustainable development economic growth and long term environmental concerns were configured as compatible and in fact complementary with securing a sustainable common future. While the notions of sustainable…

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