Catégorie : Appels à contributions

CFP: ‘Treating Waste as a Resource’

CFP: ‘Treating Waste as a Resource’  RGS-IBG conference 29 Aug – 1 Sept, 2017 London, UK Deadline for abstracts:13 February Convenor: Les Levidow, L.Levidow@open.ac.uk, Open University . Abstract for session The term ‘waste’ has an ontological ambiguity, e.g. as an excess, surplus, burden and/or resource.  Its re-use is more feasible or thinkable...

CFP: Collective practices of technology: hackerspaces, Fablabs, and co.

International Conference: Democracy and Participation in the 21st Century Universidade de Lisboa, 12-15 July 2017 Lisbon School of Economics & Management – ISEG worshop : Collective practices of technology: hackerspaces, Fablabs, and co. Hackerspaces, Fablabs, Hacklabs, Openspaces, Design Centers, TechShop Inc., etc., the number of technological collaborative...

cfp Panel L18. Cities, Public Spaces and Rejects/Villes, espaces publics et rebuts

7ème Conférence européenne des études africaines. Thème Afrique urbaine-Africains urbains : Des nouvelles rencontres du rural et de l’urbain 7th European conference on African studies – ECAS 7 Theme Urban Africa-Urban Africans: new rurality-urbanity encounters (english bellow) 29 Juin-1er Juillet 2017, Université de Bâle/Basel   Sylvie Ayimpam,...

The political life of commodities: a reflection on the contemporary circulation of « things » and resulting social and political transformations

CASCA/IUAES2017 Conference in Ottawa The political life of commodities: a reflection on the contemporary circulation of « things » and resulting social and political transformations Convenors Kelley Sams (Norbert Elias Center, Marseille) Giorgio Cassone (EHESS – Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales) Long Abstract This panel proposes a...

CFP: The moving boundaries of recycling in and beyond China

The moving boundaries of recycling in and beyond China Recycling (understood here in a broad sense) played a key role in China’s economic development since the late 1970s. It has undergone major changes in recent years, the most significant of which are perhaps the advent of large-scale, registered market players and state...

CFP: Opening the Bin – New perspectives on waste, culture and society from the humanities and the social sciences

First announcement for the academic workshop: Opening the Bin – New perspectives on waste, culture and society from the humanities and the social sciences – Lund University, Helsingborg Campus, Sweden, April 27-28, 2017 The production and management of waste comprise a vast array of socio-material practices that together shape...