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Across Europe, politicians, academics and civil society  will explore the need for economic system transformation beyond growth at several national-level events. At least five Beyond Growth conferences have so far been confirmed, in Austria, Denmark, France, Ireland and Italy  – most of them taking place within national Parliaments.   These events are a direct consequence of a large three-d...


Against Fortress Degrowth: The Need for a Border Perspective in the Degrowth Discourse


By: Jenny Ufer

In degrowth, we often speak about how the relationship between the Global South and the Global North could look differently. But what happens at the edges, and how can we understand these edges or points of encounter in the degrowth discourse?


15 years of degrowth research: A systematic review

By: Joe Ament, John-Oliver Engler, Max-Friedemann Kretschmer, Julius Rathgens, Thomas Huth, Henrik von Wehrden

In academia and political debates, the notions of ‘degrowth’ has gained traction since the dawn of the 21st century. While some uncertainty around its exact definition remains, research on degrowth revolves around the idea of reducing resource and energy throughput as a unifying theme. We employ a mixed-methods design to systematically review the scientific peer-reviewed English literature fr...


15 – 19 Feb 2024

World Social Forum 2024 Nepal, Kathmandu


The WSF will take place from the 15th to the 19th of February 2024, in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.

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