BMBF Networking Conference

Limits of the Development Paradigm: Sustainability and Postcoloniality as Challenges July 6th, 2023 – July 7th,2023 The annual BMBF Networking Conference, 2023, which lasts from Thursday, July 06, to Friday, July 07, 2023, hosted by the NISANSA subprojects at Justus Liebig University Giessen is part of the BMBF area studies program– are looking forward to an exciting conference with 3 […]

Planetary Utilization of Sustainability Strategies (PLUS) SouthernAfrican Regional Conference, Postgraduate Workshop andInternationalisation Day 2023

Conference Title: Land, Landscape, Local Knowledge, and the pursuit of sustainable ontologies Venue: North-West University, Mahikeng Campus (South Africa)Date: 11-14 September 2023Conference Fee: R1 500,00 The colonial history of Southern Africa established an extractive political economy in which capital was able to loot from pre- or extra-colonial economies, ecosystems, and cultural achievements in pursuit of […]

DAAD project leader conference in Costa Rica

DAAD Project Leader Conference In Costa Rica

April 24th – 26th, 2023 At the DAAD Project Leader Conference on “Higher Education Partnerships as a Key to Sustainable Development” in Costa Rica the DAAD funded networks with focus on Latin America have met for networking purposes and reflected on issues of sustainability. PLUS participated with 3 members: Diana Catalina Lopez Rubio (UniAndes), Luquegi […]

Conference: Failed Modernity? Paradigm, Critique, Consequences

Organizers: Andre Goodrich, North-West University, South Africa / Jörn Ahrens, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany March 23, 2023 until March 25, 2023 From March 23-35, 2023, Andre Goodrich (NWU) and Jörn Ahrens (JLU) did organize an international conference at North-West University that did reflect on the topic of Failed Modernity? Paradigm, Critique, Consequences. The conference […]

PLUS Kick-Off Conference

From July 14-15, 2022, PLUS did launch its Kick-Off conference at the University of Giessen, Germany. Colleagues from all nine partner universities came together to constitute a network for international collaboration in social sciences concerns in sustainability. For two days we did discuss aspects of future cooperation in sustainability teaching and research. Stimulating ideas for […]