Session 4 in February: “Degrowth and systems: back to the caves or back to the future?” Date/Time: Monday, Feb. 12 at 11:30 a.m. EST Description: Discussion around the role of technology in a degrowth future, and in particular in the energy and food sectors. Does degrowth involve technological development, and to what extent? What does convivial […]
Session 6 in April: “Transitioning to a degrowth future: naïve or revolutionary?” Date/Time: Thursday, April 18 at 12:30 p.m. EST Description: Discussion on the potential pathways for a degrowth transition. Is it a feasible path forward? Is feasibility even the right yardstick when it comes to assessing transitions and transformations? What are the main challenges and […]
Session 5 in March: “Degrowth and the State” Date/Time: Friday, March 22 at 12:30 p.m. EST Description: Discussion on the role of the State in a degrowth future. What is the balance that degrowth proposes between localism and other levels of governance, including nation States and the international level. Speakers: Milena Buchs Max Koch Moderator: Stefan […]
Session 3 in January: “Degrowth and the city: urbanization and planning for degrowth” Date/Time: Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 11 a.m. EST Description: Discussion on the implications of a degrowth future for cities, in particular around planning theory and practice, and housing issues. Speakers: Jin Xue Federico Savini Moderator: Luisa Sotomayor Register at yorku.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hu10pvVCS3GIBR2qCyZa6w.
Session 2 in December: “Decolonization and feminism: does degrowth cut it?” Date/Time: Thursday, Dec. 14 at 11:30 a.m. EST Description: Discussion around how degrowth is (or not) aligned with decolonial and feminist approaches. Where are the synergies and where are the contradictions between decolonization and feminism, and degrowth? Speakers: Corinna Dengler Wendy Harcourt Moderator: Ellie Perkins Register […]
Session 1 in November: “Degrowth: a slogan, a movement or a concept?” Date/Time: Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 1 p.m. EST Description: Discussion about the origins of degrowth, the controversies around its name, the advances in recognition of degrowth in academia, grassroots initiatives and political debates, and the directions of future research and action on degrowth. […]