Oxford Summer School in Ecological Economics 2019:
Smart and Sustainable Cities: Ecosystems, Economy, Policy
August 25-31, 2019
The School will address key elements of the new economy transformation, exploring the cutting-edge methods and policy applications in ecological economics applied to smart and sustainable cities development and management. With a clear sustainable development focus, it will draw on the expertise of a range of disciplines: economics, ecology, physics, environmental sciences, sociology, psychology, complex systems theory, etc. to address the current challenges: climate change, biodiversity loss, resource depletion, water shortages, social cohesion and achieving sustainability. A particular focus of this think tank will be on the synergies between smart and sustainable dimensions in the urban context and how smart technologies could enhance in the urban sustainability performance.
The course is taught by the leading ecological economists, environmental policy and sustainable urban development experts.
The course will give participants an opportunity to explore key methodologies for ecological-economic analysis and to apply these to various case studies. Oxford Summer and Winter Schools in Ecological Economics organised by Environment Europe attracted participants from 55 countries/regions, including Canada, USA, Mexico, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Iceland, UK, France, Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Bosnia, Serbia, Croatia, Albania, Latvia, Morocco, Ghana, Nigeria, China, India, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand.
Registration deadline: August 1, 2019
PhD students (proof is required): £1975
National and city governments, NGOs, Assistant and Associate Professors: £2475
Business, International Organizations, Full Professors: £2975
Registration fee includes accommodation at St Hugh’s college, lunches and coffee will be provided.
Environment Europe alumni will be eligible for a £100 discount. Please make sure that bank transfer fees are included in your transfer so that we receive the correct amount.
You are most welcome to apply. Please note that registration fees cannot be refunded.
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