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The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to explore challenges to sustainable modernity in cultural, economic, political and institutional realms.
Application deadline was May 02, 2017.
This course will critically analyse the changing role of NGOs in development, focusing especially on health and environment.
The application deadline was 31 March, 2017.
The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to critically analyse the changing nature of global food governance: the norms, rules and institutions that govern international political and economic interactions in our globalised food system.
The application deadline was 15 April, 2016.
We know that our consumption levels in Norway and other rich countries are unsustainable, but still we keep consuming more. This panel debate will discuss how this can be understood in the interplay between our everyday lives and the macro-economic drive for growth.
The Centre for Development and the Environment's (SUM) research area on Energy and Consumption and SUM Research School, University of Oslo are pleased to invite applications to the doctoral course ‘Consumption, Capitalism and Everyday Life: Understanding the Social Dimensions of the Growth Imperative ’.
The course will be held in Oslo, Norway, at the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 8 – 10 December, 2014. The application deadline is 15 September, 2014.
Edited by Arve Hansen and Ulrikke Wethal and published by Routledge.
Welcome to the launch of the new book exploring women, gender and everyday social transformation in India!
The Ph.D. course is organised by the Centre for Development and the Environment's (SUM) research area on Energy and Consumption, SUM Research School and the Interfaculty research area Livelihoods in Developing Countries (LEVE) at the University of Oslo, Norway. The course will be held at the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) 6-8 January 2014.
The final application deadline is 15 October, 2013.
This workshop will focus on a set of topics directly linked to poverty and growing inequality in India and China, and highlight numerous efforts currently underway to pressure political actors to take timely action and provide appropriate remedies to a host of social, economic, and political challenges.
Welcome to the launch of the new anthology on social exclusion in India!
In this workshop, the participants will analyse and discuss policies and practices in the corporate sector that have been – and are currently being – promoted in China and draw comparisons with Norway. The primary aim will be to re-visit the corporate social responsibility approach, with a focus on the promotion of environmentally and socially sustainable development.