Engaging with transdisciplinary methods

If you are research-active in sustainability science, there is a point where you have to deal with the notion of transdisciplinarity one way or the other. Often referred to as a key characteristic of sustainability science, it is transdisciplinarity that makes this sort of research a paradigm change. But how do you deal with it? Continue reading


Call for Papers – ESA 2013 General Conference “Crisis, Critique and Change”

In August next year there will be an opportunity to visit Turin that is hard to resist: From the 28th to 31st, the 11th congress of the European Sociological Association (ESA) is to take place, titled “Crisis, Critique and Change”. So far I have twice had the opportunity to participate in this huge event and I have always been inspired by the manifold approaches and ideas one could witness and share. As it has a strong working network, “Environment & Society”, which covers different topics around sustainability (and is very open to interdisciplinary approaches), this might be an interesting opportunity for you to present some of your research and, of course, to do some networking… Continue reading