Lecture and Masterclass Allan Stoekl – Sustainability: Technocracy and Meditation

Please note a change of room for the Masterclass: VU Medical Building, room D-565.

In his public lecture on 20 September, Allan Stoekl draws on the work of Georges Bataille and E. F. Schumacher's Buddhist economics to imagine a theory of sustainability that will avoid the pitfalls of the technocratic approach. In the morning, (R)MA and PhD students are welcome to participate in a Masterclass on this topic.

CFP: Science for Sustainability Journal

Attention all students interested in the environmental humanities: our Green Office has launched a peer-reviewed student journal on sustainability. The journal's editors are looking for contributions from the Humanities. Please take a look at their call for papers and consider this opportunity to publish your research paper. Submit your papers for publication in the second edition... Continue Reading →

Dutch Sustainability Day

Today is 'Dag van de Duurzaamheid', a day devoted to Sustainability in The Netherlands. Initiated by Urgenda, the day is intended as a showcase for sustainability initiatives. Check the website for activities across the country, such as the Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week or garbage men and women visiting schools to read stories to children about... Continue Reading →

VU Journal of Sustainability Studies 2017

The Green Office VU (GO.VU) is pleased to announce the launch of a submissions platform for the first edition of the VU Journal of Sustainability Studies. The GO.VU recognizes the aspiration of the VU to increase students’ academic interest in sustainability studies. Simultaneously, an awareness of the importance of a swift transition towards sustainability needs... Continue Reading →

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