Symposium “The Governance of Adaptation”Date: 22 & 23 March 2012 Location: Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
What is governance?In the 1990s, scholars seized on the term ‘governance’ to make better sense of the situation that had arisen in many countries after the 1980s, when ‘big’ government had retreated under the pressure of neo-liberal reformers like Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. Continue reading
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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
Our symposium is rapidly approaching. We are happy to announce that the updated program, with rooms and chairs, is now available. Please have a look at the final program and the book of abstracts. You can also download the program by theme in the … Continue reading
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
We are happy to announce that we have three excellent confirmed keynote speakers, in professor Neil Adger, dr. Louis Lebel and professor Ryan Plummer.