Workshop: The Role of New Approaches in Studying Sustainable Governance: Experimental Research and Modeling of Governance Processes (Update)

Date: October 03-04, 2011

Venue: the Centre for Transdisciplinary Study of Institutions, Evolution and Policies (CETIP), Institute for Forecasting, Slovak Academy of Sciences (IF SAS), and Institute of Management of Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Organizers: Tatiana Kluvánková-Oravská (CETIP) and Veronika Chobotová (CETIP)

Funding: COST Action IS0802 “Transformation of Global Environmental Governance” and the Centre for Transdisciplinary Study of Institutions, Evolution and Policies (CETIP) of Institute for Forecasting, Slovak Academy of Sciences (IF-SAS).

Workshop in brief: The main objective of the workshop is to demonstrate if and how experimental and modeling techniques can substantially contribute to environmental governance and the design of effective management strategies under the given complexity.

The workshop targets at interdisciplinary researchers in

the area of environmental governance, in particular post doctoral researchers and PhD students (max 20 participants). It will take the form of keynote lectures, lab sessions and roundtable discussions. The workshop is the contribution to the debate on innovative ideas and challenges of multi-method application and collaborative research in interdisciplinary environmental research as being a part of open series of Training Institutes initiated by the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE).

The workshop is an activity of the Working Group 2 of the COST Action IS0802 “The Transformation of Global Environmental Governance: Risks and Opportunities (TGEG),

Sunday October 2nd: Arrival and check-in
Monday October 3rd: 9:00 – 17:00 Workshop, 19.00 Dinner
Tuesday October 4th: 9:00 – 17:00 Workshop, Departures

Bratislava is easily accessible from the Bratislava airport (BTS) or Vienna International airport (VIE)

Please send your CV and motivation letter to by Friday 15th July 2011. You will be notified if your application has been successful by Monday 1st August 2011. Please note: limited funding will be available to assist with expenses for doctoral and early career academics.

Please contact the coordinators if you require further information about the research workshop or click here.

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