Political Ecology Network

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Call for abstracts: FLARE network meeting and thematic reports

Dear colleagues,
The FLARE network (Forests and Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement) is now accepting abstracts for oral presentations, lightning talks, posters, and workshops for the 3rd Annual FLARE meeting. The meeting will be held in Stockholm, Sweden, September 29 – October 2Abstracts are due June 10, 2017.
We are also accepting abstracts for thematic reports around two of the FLARE meeting themes (Ethics of forest-livelihood policies, and Forests, livelihoods, and the SDGs). These reports are commissioned and co-sponsored by Rights and Resources InitiativeAbstracts are due June 17, 2017.
More information can be found on the FLARE network’s meeting webpage:

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Vacancy: Visiting Lecturer in Environmental Studies

We are very excited to be recruiting for a one year faculty position in environment and public health to sit in the department of environmental studies at Mount Holyoke. Please circulate among your networks and feel free to direct any questions to Tim Farnham or myself (more information and contact information via the website): https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/index.cgi?&JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=535

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Friday 23rd June, 2017, University of East Anglia (UEA)

Organised by the Global Environmental Justice Research Group from UEA’s School of International Development, this one-day workshop will consider the opportunities and methodological challenges of using a Global Environmental Justice (GEJ) perspective to conduct critical environment and sustainable development research. For more information see here http://bit.ly/2qzFWre.

The workshop is free to PGR students at UEA, and the Universities of Essex, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Royal Holloway, Reading, Goldsmiths, Roehampton, & City University. Fees are otherwise £30 per day for PGR students and £60 per day for all other attendees.

To book please email SSF.AdvancedTraining@uea.ac.uk.

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Job opportunity: Research Assistant on Stakeholder engagement in hydro-climatic services in India [1.0 FTE, 6 months. Based in Cambridge.]

The Global Sustainability Institute at Anglia Ruskin University is looking to recruit a Research Assistant for a new project on stakeholder engagement in hydro-climatic services in India. The project commences in May and will involve a desk-based review, survey exercise and participatory research workshop in India. Full details are available at the following link:


For further information and to discuss this post, please email

Dr Zareen Bharucha: zareen.bharucha@anglia.ac.uk or

Dr Michael Green: michael.green@anglia.ac.uk

Deadline for applications: 30th April 2017

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Summer school on “Weak signals and emerging issues in ecological transition”, Bordeaux , 3-7 July 2017

A summer school on “Weak signals and emerging issues in ecological
transition” is organized in Bordeaux , 3-7 July 2017. This is a fantastic
opportunity for PhD students for a one week work in a multicultural and
interdisciplinary context in a very special environment.  Please circulate
among potential candidates. Application deadline is 23 April 2017.
For more info http://cotesummerschool.u-bordeaux.fr/en/
For any questions, please contact the COTE managers at: