Tuesday, October 17, 2006


CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: XXII Congress of the European Society for Rural Sociology; Wageningen, 20-24 August 2007

Mobilities, Vulnerabilities and Sustainabilities: New questions and challenges for rural Europe

Working group 2: "'Negotiating sustainabilities - reshaping the sciences-rural society relationships through transdisciplinary research and collective learning processes"

Convenor: Dr. Stephan Rist, National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), Bern, Switzerland

The work group will focus an the following: discussion of experiences and pathways for reshaping present science-rural society; relationships considering the principles of sustainable development, vulnerability and mobility; analysis of internally and externally enabling and hindering factors related to the emergence of collective learning processes through transdisciplinary research and action.

Offers of papers, including a title and abstract (maximum 300-400 words) should be sent by email to Stephan Rist at mailto:stephan.rist@cde.unibe.ch by 15 November 2006.

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