Conference News

Kumi Naidoo lecture theme

Transformation and affluenza in an unjust, unequal and unsustainable world Humanity is standing on a precipice. The convergence of multiple crises including the climate and environmental crises along with a shrinking democratic space, the rise of national populism and deepening global inequality as made the future of humanity seem bleak and unpredictable. How do...

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Transformations 2017 Dundee – Social Evening

We encourage everyone to join us at the Conference Dinner for a wonderful evening on the 30th August.  We have a full evening of entertainment lined up starting with a journey from the conference venue across the water to Falkland in Fife, taking in the beautiful Scottish scenery. On arrival guests will be taken...

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WEBINAR: Transformation and SDGs – The Measurement Challenge

Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET What is the relationship between traditional measures, such as national indices, log frames, results frameworks, and efficiency concepts, with the complex quality of transformation? How can/should the field of knowledge and practice advance? This webinar brings together three people who are leading the development...

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WEBINAR – The SDGs and Transformation

“Transformation” describes change of great depth and breadth; one framing distinguishes transformation from incremental change and reform. The SDGs describe a global future for 2030. What is the relationship between the SDGs and transformation? What are the implications for SDG 17 in particular, which is the only cross-cutting SDG, that focuses on the “how.”...

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T-Labs now up to 6, open to all

The conference will be preceded by a set of one day Transformation Labs (T-Labs) that will focus on a few selected problem domains, such as decision-making, conflict, action research, adaptation and social innovation. The insights and experiences from these T-Labs will be fed back into the conference and help set the scene for scientific...

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Kumi Naidoo to give the Transformations Public Lecture on Thursday 31st August

Kumi Naidoo

Kumi Naidoo is currently serving as Launch Executive Director to the African Civil Society Initiative, an ambitious and evolving new initiative seeking to unite civil society across the continent around the issues of corruption, inequality, shrinking democratic space, climate change, poverty and gender equality. Formerly Executive Director for Greenpeace International, Kumi has served as...

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