New minor Disaster Risk and Resilience

The education board has approved an SDC-led proposal for a bachelor minor on Disaster Risk Resilience. This bachelor minor is coordinated by Dr Rob Coates. Disasters frequently capture the global headlines, while an even greater number have serious impacts at local or regional scales. Media coverage often emphasizes 'spectacular nature' - geophysical or hydro-hazards such … Continue reading New minor Disaster Risk and Resilience

SDC thesis student Roman Meier wins the UFW-KLV Thesis Award Social Sciences 2018-2019

Roman Meier In June 2020, Roman Meier won the KLV Thesis Award with his thesis 'Identity Negotiation of Indigenous People in the Process of Rural Urban Migration'. Roman was supervised by Bram Jansen. We are very proud of Roman and congratulate him and his supervisor Bram Jansen with this excellent achievement. The Jury Report Nine … Continue reading SDC thesis student Roman Meier wins the UFW-KLV Thesis Award Social Sciences 2018-2019

Bob Witman en Bram Büscher over tentoonstelling ‘Countryside: Future of the World’

Onze Spraakmakers is vandaag architectuurkenner Bob Witman. Met hem en Bram Büscher, van de Universiteit Wageningen, praten we over het platteland en de grote tentoonstelling van de Nederlandse architect Rem Koolhaas in het Guggenheim Museum in New York. Aanstaande donderdag opent die tentoonstelling van de Nederlandse architect Rem Koolhaas in het Guggenheim Museum. De tentoonstelling … Continue reading Bob Witman en Bram Büscher over tentoonstelling ‘Countryside: Future of the World’

Convivial conservation explained

Convivial conservation is one of the research project of SDC. Convivial (literally: ‘living with’) conservation offers a new and integrated approach to understanding and practicing environmental conservation. It is a Whole Earth vision that responds to the major ecological, social and political-economic challenges facing people and biodiversity in the 21st century. But what does this … Continue reading Convivial conservation explained