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Prof. David Barkin has received the 2016 CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize
David Barkin has received the 2016 CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize, to support his preparation of the book "Food Sovereignty as a Strategy for confronting poverty and inequality", which was selected as one of two winners. The manuscript is slated to be included in the Zed-CROP book series and preparations are supported with a generous grant. The selection committee has praised the David's submission, stating that it envisions a very important and topical project of community-based action that challenges mainstream approaches to social welfare. Working on this book will be one of David's main activities during his springtime visit to WINS in 2017 and he is hoping that some students and staff with IRI THESys can join him in this work!
Film Viewing: Embrace of the Serpent, 25 November 2016
A special one night only viewing of the critically acclaimed film.
[19:00 hrs| doors open at 18:30 hr]
Unten den Linden 6, Kinosaal - Audimax [Humboldt Universität zu Berlin]
The viewing will be followed by an academic discussion, introduced with comments from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Georg Forster Award winning Prof. David Barkin, in which we aim to explore the film's contributions toward the development of a post-colonial aesthetic of peace and prosperity.
The Second C-WINS Workshop was held in Hangzhou: Experts from both home and abroad took part in the workshop, as well as some government leaders in China. Songlin Liu, the assistant principle of Zhejiang University, Xiaohong Xia, deputy director of the Department of Land and Resources of Zhejiang Province, Xianyu Zhang, deputy director of Shanghai Bureau of State Land Supervision, Cifang Wu, dean of Land Academy for National Development, together with Prof. Volker Beckmann and Prof. Rong Tan attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches..., October 28 - 29, 2016
Institutional Analysis of Social-Ecological-Technical Systems (SETS)
This course addresses Master and PhD students. In addition, Bachelor students with an interest in proceeding to Master studies may attend the course. Participants who do not intend to take the exam and to earn credits are also welcome to participate. The course offers lectures, group work and participation in the WINS Seminar
"Wo wuchsen wir nach? / Where are we growing?"
The event aims advance debate and dialogue regarding the methodological and practical career developmant challenges and opportunities that accompany increasing interest in and scientific activity concerning the field of sustainability science. It is a student driven initiative supported by WINS, and convented on behalf of early career stage reesearches sustainability science from across Germany and across the world.
Special one-day WINS Symposium: convened by the Berlin Workshop in Institutional Analysis of Social-Ecological Systems, in collaboration with the Division of Resource Economics of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and the Economics Department of the Universidad Libre in Pereira, Colombia Institutions of Sustainability as a Framework to Handle Resource Conflicts, May 4, 2016
Central Asian Workshop: Persistence and Change of Institutions in Natural Resources Managementin Central Asian context, January 26 - 29, 2016