Joëlle (she/her) is a lecturer in Ecological Economics and Environmental Justice at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR) and at the St Paul University in Ottawa, and a community builder for a food buying group in Quebec. Her work seeks to build bridges between the academia and social movements.
Samantha is a doctoral student in Environmental Studies at York University, Toronto. From a political ecology perspective, she studies public opinions on degrowth and its policy approaches.
is a Brazilian feminist economist and researcher currently finishing her master's at the Copernicus Institute at Utrecht University with a UES scholarship. When not playing football or training MMA, Carol enjoys discussing ways to build a decolonial society based on happiness for all beings. She believes in autonomous movements, commonality, and sport as a tool for community building.
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Nina is a political scientist and has been working for the Konzeptwerk since 2012. There, she focuses on climate justice, degrowth and transformation.
KC (he/they) is a Master of Environmental Studies candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. Concentrating in Degrowth and Technology, KC is currently researching how degrowth can inform the evolution of social media. They enjoy making and eating peanut butter.
Beryl (she/her) is a freelance editor and pickle fanatic from Vermont, USA, currently living in Venice, Italy and working on her MFA in Creative Writing.
Jacob is currently doing a PhD in environmental social sciences at Utrecht University, focusing on democratic praxis in alternative food networks.
Livia has a degree in Social-Ecological Economics and Policy. She was part of the Degrowth Vienna 2020 Conference organising team with a focus on external communication, and has been coordinating the Degrowth & Strategy publication (forthcoming, 2022) since August 2020.
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Nathan is currently a PhD candidate at the WU in Vienna. His research focuses on degrowth, strategies for social ecological transformation, and understanding how related movements are taking shape on both sides of the Atlantic. He is also a main organizer of the Vienna degrowth conference.
Constanza studied Journalism in Santiago and Human Ecology in Lund . She is currently living in northern Italy, caring for her family and establishing a CSA project. She is creating a bridge between academic activism & social practices.
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Joe is a researcher currently based in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. His PhD in Human Geography explored young environmental activists' imaginaries of socio-ecological crisis and transformation. He co-manages the degrowthUK online platforms. He enjoys music, books and train travelling.
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Andro is a PhD student in ecological economics and political ecology at the International Institute of Social Studies. Interested in degrowth & anarchism, and how they can be applied in creating new community development models.