Bogota Summer School

PLUS International Summer School 2023

Just Socio-Ecological Transitions: Foundations, Cases, and Policy Design, Bogotá, Colombia, July 10-15, 2023 The PLUS 2023 International Summer School will bring together 13 professors from universities in Latin America, Europe and the United States who will share their expertise on the origin and trajectory of “just transitions”, discuss their potential in the Andean countries, and […]

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 […]

Digital Research Colloquium (No. 5), May 16, 2023

The Digital Research Colloquium is an open forum for collaborative exchange on sustainability research. Every 6–8 weeks the network is meeting on a remote basis for two presentations by members of the PLUS network about their current research. Programme (CET)17:00-17:15News from the PLUS network17:15-18:00Urânio Stefane Mahanjane, Professor from UP Maputo (Mozambique): “Scientific research at the […]

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 […]

Workshop: Climate Change and the Postcolonial

March 28, 2023 Venue: NWU Sports Village (Building K22, room G17)Hosted by: Dr. Aïda Terblanché-Greeff, Ms. Elisabeth Alm, Prof. Jörn Ahrens On March 28, 2023, Aïda Terblanché-Greeff. Elisabeth Alm, and Jörn Ahrens organized a workshop on Climate Change and the Postcolonial at North-West University’s Potchefstroom campus. The workshop reflected on the postcolonial signature in climate […]

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 […]

Seminar NWU March 22, 2023

Seminar: NWU, Faculty of Humanities, School of Social Sciences

Online lectures by Prof. Jörn Ahrens: Development and Sustainability: A Reflection, and Prof. Andreas Langenohl: Revisiting the “Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere” at Faculty of Humanities, North-West University, Wednesday 22 March 2023 […]