This blogpost was written by Jessica Duncan and originally published on Jessica Duncan’s blog. Wen Wu sharing her passion for fundamental science. (photo: https://www.facebook.com/WUR/_) On September 4th I took the stage with two younger scientists to reflect on the theme of the Opening of the 2017-2018 Academic Year: Science as the basis for optimism. We followed the … More Science as a basis for optimism (?)
We have drafted a letter of concern in response to the decision to host Dr. Matt Ridley as keynote speaker for the opening of the WUR 2017-18 academic year. Whilst we welcome the initiative to engage staff and students in debate setting the scene for the year to come, we are concerned and disappointed about … More Letter of concern regarding Dr. Matt Ridley as keynote speaker, opening of the academic year
Public Plenary Discussion with Key Activists: The Relevance of Development Studies for current Activism Day: Friday June 30th time: 9.30 -11.00 Venue: Boomgaardzaal, Hotel de Wageningsche Berg, Generaal Foulkesweg 96 Convenors: Michiel Kohne, Monique Nuijten, Elisabet Rasch Panelists: Katherine Gibson, professor at Western Sydney University Jens Lund, Section for Global Development, Copenhagen University Lynn van … More Public discussion with key activists: the relevance of development studies for current activism
We have finished the final programme for the international conference ‘The Value of Life: Measurement, Stakes, Implications’ taking place from 28 to 30 June in Wageningen. Find the full programme here: Final programme The programme contains all the sessions, including the keynote lectures and plenary sessions. For a complete overview of the presentations, find the complete book … More Final programme conference
The Hauntological Turn: Psychoanalysis and Political Economy Research Seminar Wageningen University, the Netherlands 12-13 May 2017 Seminar Programme: Friday 12 May 9:00 – 9:30: Introduction/Organization 9:30 – 11:00: Paper Session I Chair: Japhy Wilson Development and the Poor: Enjoy Your Symptom! Ilan Kapoor, York University, Canada Looking Awry at the Poor’s Agency … More The Hauntological Turn: Psychoanalysis and Political Economy
You are cordially invited to the Centre for Space, Place and Society Distinguished Lecture next week, entitled: Presence and Social Obligation: An Essay on the Share by James Ferguson, Stanford University.
Registration is open!
On Tuesday April 25th morning, from 10:30 to 12:00 we will have a session at Gaia 6 for interested PhDs to talk with Edward Huijbens about his work on landscape and tourism and the Anthropocene. There will be plenty of time for questions and free discussions on how these link to our own research. Please … More PhD session with Edward Huijbens
We have finished the preliminary programme for the international conference ‘The Value of Life: Measurement, Stakes, Implications’ taking place from 28 to 30 June in Wageningen. Please check the programme here: Preliminary CSPS conference programme More will follow soon.