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Presentation • 2020

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Knowledge production for degrowth

By: Camille Besombes, Maura Benegiamo, Fabrice Flipo, Madina Querre, François Briens, Paul Lacoste, Simon Grudet, Aude Lapprand, Maëlle Frétigné

Workshop We offer a workshop focused on our needs in terms of knowledge production in a society turned towards degrowth. We will highlight the work of fifty researchers, activists and students on the production of an alternative research scenario, called Horizon Earth. The workshop will revolve around four phases of presentation and discussion : The research scenario’s development and object...

Presentation • 2020

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - An anthropological contribution to degrowth

By: Lucía Muñoz Sueiro

Presentation [part of the standard session "Communicating Degrowth"] Social Anthropology has great potential to contribute to degrowth debates and proposals, hardly explored until now. I propose three ways to do so, further exploring one of them, inspired by the question: what can be recovered from the near past, still accessible in the present, for the future? The degrowth project needs new...

• 2020

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Degrowth Vienna 2020 - Participatory system-mapping for Degrowth

By: Alexandra Köves

Workshop System maps are a good visualization of mental constructions different groups hold on Degrowth. Based on our previous research results we propose 30 factors that we deem the most important in a Degrowth transition. In this workshop we involve the participants in a participatory system mapping exercise where they can arrange and rearrange the components of a potential Degrowth societ...

Scientific paper • 2019

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Shifting Education Towards Sustainability – How Degrowth Can Transform Education for Sustainable Development

By: Bethany Wilson

Key pedagogical approaches that work at fostering critical reflection and fostering transformative action become more effective when they are applied in a degrowth context.

Scientific paper • 2019

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Building new foundations: the future of education from a degrowth perspective

By: Christoph Sanders, Nadine Kaufmann, Julian Wortmann

Abstract: Considering education in the context of making and unmaking sustainable futures, a growing relevance is attributed to the role of shared beliefs or mental infrastructures which shape the way people perceive crises and solutions. The currently dominant capitalist economic paradigm is seen as one such powerful belief that generates imaginaries which cannot accommodate sustainable futur...

Presentation • 2018

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First North-South Conference on Degrowth-Descrecimiento, México City 2018 - Unlearning education

By: Manish Jain

Conferencia de la Plenaria del Jueves por Manish Jain: "Desaprender la educación"

Presentation • 2018

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First North-South Conference on Degrowth-Descrecimiento, México City 2018 - Ética biocultural y educación para revalorar los vínculos vitales entre los co-habitantes, sus hábitos y hábitats

By: Ricardo Rozzi

El modelo conceptual de las 3Hs ofrece un marco heurístico para evaluar las consecuencias que proyectos de dearrollo actuales o futuros podrían tener para los hábitos de vida, el bienestar de los co-habitantes y la conservación de los hábitats.

• 2018

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Utilitarianism made for ‘Hard Times’ in Dickens’ England

By: Anya VerKamp

Comment from Anya VerKamp on the novel "Hard Times" by Charles Dickens. Introduction: Charles Dickens, an author witnessing firsthand the harsh impacts of the industrial revolution, wrote a novel that contains in it some of the themes still present in degrowth discourse today. His novel Hard Times demonstrates the invasion of utilitarianism and its economic implications into human relationsh...

• 2017

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Mit Bildung die Welt verändern? Globales Lernen für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung

By: Oliver Emde, Uwe Jakubczyk, Bernd Kappes, Bernd Overwien

Beim Umbau unserer Gesellschaft in Richtung eines nachhaltigen Lebens kommt der transformativen Bildung eine Schlüsselrolle zu. Im Buch werden dazu folgende Fragen untersucht: Was genau kann Globales Lernen für soziale Transformationsprozessen leisten und was nicht? Welche Faktoren bestimmen die Schritte vom Wissen zum Handeln? Und wie verhält sich das Veränderungsinteresse der Bildungsakteure ...

Educational paper • 2017

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Willst du mit mir gehen?

By: quix

Anfang 2017 hat quix eine Broschüre zu den Themen Gender_Sexualitäten_Begehren in der Bildungsarbeit herausgegeben. Diese Themen werden in der Broschüre mit einer queer_feministischen, rassismuskritischen und intersektionalen Perspektive niederschwellig beleuchtet – dabei steht vor allem die Bildungsarbeit im entwicklungspolitischen Kontext (insbesondere von internationalen Freiwilligendiensten...

Educational paper • 2017

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The Stories We Live By - a free online course in ecolinguistics

By: International Ecolinguistics Association

What´s the course about? The social and ecological issues that humanity currently faces are so severe that they call into question the fundamental stories that societies are based on. Ecolinguistics provides tools for revealing the stories we live by, questioning them from an ecological perspective, and contributing to the search for new stories to live by. The course examines a wide range of t...

Report • 2017

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Research & Degrowth Newsletter - May 2017

By: Research & Degrowth

Yet another editorial where the highlight is the high number of academic publications in degrowth. The multidisciplinary nature of these publications (technology, health, culture, happiness, extractivism, policies, transition, power, strategies, etc) explore the different roots, challenges and proposals of degrowth. This newsletter introduces the Feminisms and Degrowth Alliance (FaDA), a mu...

Scientific paper • 2017

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The Matrix of Convivial Technology?Assessing technologies for degrowth

By: Andrea Vetter

Keywords: Conviviality; Ethics of technology; Ethnography; Degrowth; Open Source; Ivan Illich

Scientific paper • 2017

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Degrowth – Taking Stock and Reviewing an Emerging Academic Paradigm

By: Claudio Cattaneo, Martin Weiss

Keywords: Degrowth; Economic growth; Sustainable development; Steady-state economy

• 2017

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The vocabulary of degrowth: A roundtable debate

By: Giorgos Kallis, Ekaterina Chertkovskaya, Giacomo D'Alisa, Alexander Paulsson, Stefania Barca

Keywords: Degrowth, alternatives, critique of growth, sustainability

Presentation • 2016

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Degrowth Conference Budapest, 2016 - Alternatives to Enculturation of Children into Consumers

By: Madalina Balau

Presentation by Madalina Balau In Romania all parents want to offer their children a better life and a better future, sometimes with their own sacrifice, yet the years following communist regime have brought unsustainable development, present in environmental degradation and social insecurity. After living in communism and knowing how bad it was, people have been accustoming for the last 26 ye...

Scientific paper • 2016

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Alternatives to Enculturation of Children into Consumers

By: Madalina Balau

In Romania all parents want to offer their children a better life and a better future, sometimes with their own sacrifice, yet the years following communist regime have brought unsustainable development, present in environmental degradation and social insecurity. After living in communism and knowing how bad it was, people have been accustoming for the last 26 years, to accept the lesser evil, ...

Scientific paper • 2016

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Contemplative practices to support Degrowth and stem the tide of de-Indigenization

By: Derek Rasmussen

My presentation seeks to weave my 20 years of work with Nunavut Inuit with my meditation teaching among non-Indigenous Euro-Canadians. ‘The Great Transformation’ of market relations compelled a great transformation of learning: disembedding and extracting it from communities and converting it into a scarce new substance called Education. Education is hydroponic cultural transmission for uproot...