Save the date – 11.–15. March 2019 – Winter school “Methodologies and Methods for Sustainability Transitions Research”

Dear NEST community, We are delighted to announce that our winter school “Methodologies and Methods for Sustainability Transitions Research” will take place from 11. to 15.March 2019 at Fraunhofer ISI in Karlsruhe, Germany. The winter school is organised by Jonathan Köhler, Georg Holtz, Lea Fünfschilling and Julia Wittmayer and the NEST organisers. Main topics will… Continue reading Save the date – 11.–15. March 2019 – Winter school “Methodologies and Methods for Sustainability Transitions Research”

Call for abstracts 4th NEST Conference, Lisbon, Portugal

Dear PhDs and ECRs, The Network for Early Career Researchers in Sustainability Transitions (NEST) is pleased to announce the call for papers for the 4th annual NEST Conference 2019 (#4THNEST), with the theme: “Transitions to where? Shared values and visions for sustainability transitions.” Deadline for submission of abstracts is December 3rd, 2018. The conference will… Continue reading Call for abstracts 4th NEST Conference, Lisbon, Portugal

Call for participation: Brainstorming Skype on “Methods in Transition Studies” – Winter School

Dear NEST community, next Tuesday, 7th of August, we will start brainstorming on the organisation of a winter school on methods in transition studies. We would like to invite interested people of all scientific ages to join the skype call. This call is meant as a first kick-off and brainstorming, so that you can contribute… Continue reading Call for participation: Brainstorming Skype on “Methods in Transition Studies” – Winter School

Take the train to conferences – personal statements as seeds for joining niche forces

At one point during IST2018, a small group of PhD students figured, hey, I am not the only one who came by train, there are others, traveling by train. And they share my positive experiences and convictions! I am not the odd-one-out, there is a niche and hey, we all want the thing to grow!… Continue reading Take the train to conferences – personal statements as seeds for joining niche forces

Tales of travelling by train to conferences – told from the train to Manchester

by Franziska Meinherz I have flown over many countries, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Mongolia, Uruguay, Libya, Greenland… yet I have seen nothing of them. Travelling by ground transportation, I have gotten to know many countries. I have seen impressive thunderstorms in the Pyrennese mountains, realised how vast the deserts in central Spain are, and how green the… Continue reading Tales of travelling by train to conferences – told from the train to Manchester