Environmental Conflicts, Social Structures and Invasive Species Control

Environmental Conflicts, Social Structures, and Invasive Species Control

Tuesday, June 13–Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Online and in Nantes, France

This two-day workshop will focus on the control of invasive species in complex and conflictual social contexts.

The workshop aims to bring together empirical researchers, environmental professionals, and theoreticians to share perspectives on invasive species control in a social context. It will emphasize management in the face of disparate interests and nonviolent or violent conflicts. With participants from diverse parts of the globe, the workshop aims to help form interdisciplinary connections that lead to relevant research and effective social and environmental interventions.

The workshop will take place in a hybrid virtual and on-site format, with the on-site component at the Institute for Advanced Study–Nantes (IEA-Nantes), France. The languages of the conference are English and French, with interpretation available.

Organizers: Dr. Raphael Kweyu, Kenyatta University (Kenya) and IEA-Nantes; Prof. Judith Miller, Georgetown University (USA) and IEA-Nantes.

Registration is free but mandatory. Twenty in-person registrations are available.
The deadline for registration is May 15, 2023.
The deadline for consideration of contributed presentations is April 30, 2023.

A limited number of slots for online talks and posters are available. Those interested in a presentation should register by April 30, 2023, and use the options in the registration form to submit a title and abstract. Selected presenters will be notified in early May 2023.

A very limited amount of travel funding is available for PhD students. Those wishing to apply for funding must register by April 30, 2023; the funding request form is accessible via the registration page.

Registration form:

Registered participants will receive detailed information about the workshop by email.


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