ISEE 2010

The 11th Biennial ISEE Conference, 2010 took place from 22 – 25 August, 2010 with the theme: “Advancing Sustainability in a Time of Crises”. The conference was held in the two adjacent cities of Bremen and Oldenburg. The city of Oldenburg is the economic, administrative and cultural centre of the Weser-Ems region in north-western Germany.

The conference was hosted at the University of Oldenburg and University of Bremen. Both universities have a strong record in ecological economic research and teaching and are centres of interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability research with a strong focus on social science and economic dimensions of the problem. Themes based on research topics addressed by teams in Oldenburg and Bremen included the following:

  • Climate change and adaptation to climate change
  • Biodiversity and ecosystem services
  • Governance
  • Knowledge and social learning for societal change
  • Dematerialization and de-growth
  • Business strategies for sustainable management
  • Land use patterns
  • Coastal zone management
  • (renewable) energy and sustainable energy systems
  • Sustainability science and transdisciplinary research designs
  • Evolutionary economics
  • Institutional economics
  • Postautistic economics

Projected Conferences:   2012 – Brazil,   2014 – Iceland

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