This webinar series intends to induce an open and inclusive debate on the ‘Geography of Transitions’: Where do we currently stand, what are exciting research themes, and where might work in this field be headed in the future?

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schedule

04 NOV 2020 | Webinar Introduction + Developing a multi-scalar perspective on sustainability transitions

15.30 – 17.00 CET | This event has already taken place. Materials are included below. Presenters: Dr. Christian Binz (Eawag) & Prof. Bernhard Truffer (Eawag, Utrecht University) Discussant: Prof. Robert Hassink (University of Kiel) Webinar materials Webinar introduction The introduction will explain the scope of the webinar series and outline the potential benefits of a … Continue reading 04 NOV 2020 | Webinar Introduction + Developing a multi-scalar perspective on sustainability transitions

11 NOV 2020 | Towards an institutional conceptualization of regional transition dynamics

15.00- 16.00 CET | This event has already taken place. Materials are included below. Presenters: Prof. Simone Strambach & Dr. Gesa Pflitsch (University of Marburg) Discussant: Dr. Koen Frenken (Utrecht University) Webinar Materials ABSTRACT – MAIN PRESENTATION A key challenge in sustainability transitions research is to better understand the multiplicity of transition paths. Institutions and … Continue reading 11 NOV 2020 | Towards an institutional conceptualization of regional transition dynamics

18 NOV 2020 | Geographies of green industrial path development

15.00- 16.00 CET | This event has been POSTPONED until the next webinar series. Presenter: Michaela Trippl (University of Vienna) Discussant: Dr. Markus Steen (SINTEF) Abstract In recent times, the question of where green industries emerge and how they evolve over time has attracted enormous interest in both academic and policy circles. Empirical evidence suggests … Continue reading 18 NOV 2020 | Geographies of green industrial path development

25 NOV 2020 | Reframing urban and place-based transitions: a GeoST perspective

15.00- 16.00 CET | This event has already taken place. Materials are included below. Presenter: Prof. James T. Murphy (Clark University) Discussant: Prof. Lars Coenen (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences) Webinar materials Abstract Transitions researchers, in dialogue with geographers and regional studies scholars, have significantly advanced our understandings of the role of experiments, grassroots … Continue reading 25 NOV 2020 | Reframing urban and place-based transitions: a GeoST perspective

02 DEC 2020 | Roundtable discussion: what is next for GeoST?

15.00 – 16.00 CET | This event has already taken place. Materials are included below. Presentation materials Moderator: Prof. Bernhard Truffer Panelists: Lars Coenen, Koen, Frenken, Christian Binz, Simone Strambach, James T. Murphy Speaker Biographies Bernhard Truffer heads the Environmental Social Science research department at Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology) and … Continue reading 02 DEC 2020 | Roundtable discussion: what is next for GeoST?