Author Archives: Dave Huitema

Readership in Climate Change at the University of East Anglia

Applications are invited for the post of Reader in Climate Change in the School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia. The successful applicant will be expected to research and teach on the social science dimensions of climate change. The … Continue reading

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Nordic International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation

The Second Nordic International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation is to be held in Helsinki on 29-31 August 2012, with the overarching theme of “Adaptation Research meets Adaptation Decision-Making”. The deadline for submission of abstracts is March 30th, and further … Continue reading

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Social media at the symposium

Follow the Governance of Adptation Symposium on 22 and 23 March through @ClimateNL (link: http://twitter.com/climatenl), the twitter account of the research program Knowledge for Climate. Participants are kindly invited to tweet their findings using hashtag #govadapt12.  

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Highlighted: keynote paper on a robust strategy for governing climate change adaptation

As the papers for our conference keep coming in and are uploaded to this site, we like to take the opportunity to highlight another keynote paper “In search of a robust strategy for governing climate change adaptation” by Daniel Mazmanian, John Jurewitz and … Continue reading

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Workshop on uncertainty and climate adaptation (CIRCLE-2 Joint Initiative).

The CIRCLE-2 Joint Initiative is promoting the Workshop on Uncertainty and Climate Change Adaptation. The main goals of this event are to promote discussion and contribute with scientific insight by calling for the submission of abstracts that respond to the … Continue reading

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Daniel Mazmanian new keynote speaker

Due to personal circumstances, Louis Lebel has had to withdraw as a keynote speaker to our symposium. The organization is happy to report that an excellent replacement was found in Daniel Mazmanian, who will present the paper “In search of a … Continue reading

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Deadline for paper submission today. Several papers in!

The deadline for paper submission was today. If you haven’t sent us your paper yet through governanceofadaptation@ivm.vu.nl yet, please do so soon! We have received multiple papers already and will start uploading them to this site next week. One of … Continue reading

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Water and climate change in transboundary regions

On 25 and 26 April 2012, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe organizes their third workshop on water and climate change in transboundary regions in Geneva, Switzerland. The organizers state the following: “This workshop will bring together persons from … Continue reading

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Draft program out!

We are happy to announce the draft program of our symposium is now ready. Should you see something that needs improvement, please e-mail us at governanceofadaptation@ivm.vu.nl The full version can be found here. An overview of the program by conference theme … Continue reading

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Learning to tell a good story: Narratives and water resources in the Lower Colorado Basin

Contribution by Helen Ingram, Mrill Ingram and Raul Lejano (University of Calfornia at Irvine and University of Arizona) -  Narratives are the way people make sense of themselves and the ecology around them. If the need to change water policy does not … Continue reading

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