8th International Degrowth Conference 'Caring Communities for Radical Change'

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Tuesday 24 Aug 2021, 09:00 - Saturday 28 Aug 2021, 17:00
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Online and live in The Hague
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Mycelium Mandala
8th Intl. degrowth organizing committee

An open platform to discuss ideas and practices which can ensure wellbeing for all within the Earth’s limits.

In August 2021, the International Institute of Social Studies and the Dutch Degrowth Platform (Ontgroei) are hosting the 8th International Degrowth Conference 'Caring Communities for Radical Change'.

Questions asked during the conference include:

  • How do we confront the contradictions between (the pursuit of) endless economic growth and the ecological boundaries of our planet?
  • What kind of society would ensure a good life for all, without wealth and power being hoarded by the few?
  • How can we enable a just transition that halts over-extraction, over-production and over-consumption?

More information is available on the conference website

8 thematic themes

The conference will hold conversations on 8 degrowth themes

  1. Dutch social movements & degrowth
  2. Feminist political ecology & degrowth
  3. Decoloniality  & degrowth
  4. Anarchism & degrowth
  5. Green news deals & degrowth
  6. Embodying degrowth for a healing transformation
  7. Cultural politics of degrowth
  8. Urban & agrarian dialogues on degrowth

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