Monday, January 17, 2011
CALL FOR PAPERS: ICARUS II- Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation: Marginal Peoples and Environments
The Second ICARUS (Initiative on Climate Adaptation Research and Understanding through the Social Sciences) Conference will be held from May 5-8, 2011 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. The conference theme is: Climate Vulnerability and Adaptation: Marginal Peoples and Environments.
The Call for Papers is open until February 15, 2010. Papers should address the posted panel themes. The panel organizers will select papers from among the proposals targeted at their panels. High quality papers that do not fit into panels they are targeted at or that do not target a panel will be regrouped into panels.
The Panel themes are as follows.
Climate change vulnerability and adaptation
- 1a. Climate, vulnerability, and adaptation among Indigenous populations
- 1b. Vulnerability and adaptation in the African Great Lakes Region
- 1c. Adaptation and Vulnerability in Urban Environment
- 1d. Geospatial analyses of climate vulnerability and adaptation
- 1e. Climate, health vulnerabilities, and adaptation
- 1f. Social networks, vulnerability, and adaptive capacity
Livelihoods and Adaptations
- 2a. Forests, livelihoods, and adaptation
- 2b. Integrating ecosystem and livelihoods approaches in climate adaptation
- 2c. Community-based Adaptation
From Coping to Adapting
- 3a. From Coping to Adapting: Ethno-Ecology of Local Coping-to-Adaptive Behaviors
- 3b. From coping to adapting: Ecosystem services and the adaptation of forest-dependent communities in the tropics
Adaptations and Institutions
- 4a. Adaptation and Local Institutions
- 4b. Developing More Climate-Adaptive Institutions
- 4c. Building Social Infrastructure to Enable Adaptation to Climate Change in Developing Countries
5. Tracking adaptation: Systematic and innovative methods for measuring and evaluating global adaptation
6. Mapping, analyzing, modeling institutional actors and policy formation network dynamics
7. Methodological Challenges for Vulnerability Reduction: Research and Practice
8. Vulnerability, local adaptive capacities and public policies
9. Assessments of External Intervention to Reduce Vulnerability & Facilitate Adaptation
10. Comparing vulnerabilities: why non-climatic factors need an equal platform as climate change
11. Adaptation across time and implications for sustainability
12. Adaptation: What’s in a Name?
13. Hidden transcripts and Adaptations
Deadline: February 15, 2011