The Sustainable Development Policy Research Seminar

The Objective of The Sustainable Development Policy Research Seminar is to create a forum for presentation and discussion of ongoing social science research by faculty members, PhD students and invited guests, Primarily Within the natural resources-environment-and energy fields. The Seminar is Organized by the Division of Social Sciences , composed by the Economics , Political Science , Jurisprudence , and History of Technology units, but PhD students and faculty from any discipline with an not entered the broad theme of sustainable development policy research are welcome to Attend.

Please contact Jerry Blomberg , Head of the Division of Social Sciences, for more information about the seminar series or if you have any queries.

131017 – Mining in the Swedish mountain area – Pathways to sustainability?

Dr. Mats Nilsson, Swedish Energy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Statsvetenskap/Kalendarium/Mining-in-the-Swedish-mountain-area-Pathways-to-sustainability-1.109533?l=en]

131026 - Disharmony, Regulation, Competitiveness in Electricity Market's

Dr. Mats Nilsson, Swedish Energy

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Statsvetenskap/Kalendarium/Disharmony-Regulation-Competitiveness-in-Electricity-Market-s-1.109133?l=en]

131018 - Organizing Leviathan Politicians, Bureaucrats and Government Performance

Associate professor Carl Dahlström, The Quality of Government Institute, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Statsvetenskap/Kalendarium/Organizing-Leviathan-Politicians-Bureaucrats-and-Government-Performance-1.108932?l=en]

130919 - Economics as Myth, Economics as Power: Why Modern Economics has Failed and How to Fix it

Dr. John Barry, Reader in Politics, Queen’s University Belfast

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Statsvetenskap/Kalendarium/Economics-as-Myth-Economics-as-Power-Why-Modern-Economics-has-Failed-and-How-to-Fix-it-1.109160?l=en]

130909 – What Determines Gender Inequality in Household Food Security in Kenya?

Jesper Stage, Professor of Economics, Mid Sweden University

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Statsvetenskap/Kalendarium/What-Determines-Gender-Inequality-in-Household-Food-Security-in-Kenya-1.108529?l=en]

130827 - Fresh water problems and connectivity conservation

Jacinta Ruru, Associate Professor, University of Otago, New Zealand and Michael Adams, Associate Professor, University of Wollongong, Australia

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Statsvetenskap/Kalendarium/Seminarium-Fresh-water-problems-and-connectivity-conservation-1.107902?l=en]

130419 - Integrating sustainability across the curriculum: a role for boundary objects

Professor Suzanne Benn, University of Technology Sydney

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Statsvetenskap/Kalendarium/Integrating-sustainability-across-the-curriculum-a-role-for-boundary-objects-1.105239?l=en]

130417 - Technocratic Resistance to Governance Reform

Dr Andrew Martin, University of Technology Sydney

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Statsvetenskap/Kalendarium/Technocratic-Resistance-to-Governance-Reform-1.105232?l=en]

130129 - Political science or science of states - textbook and theory

Erik Moberg, independent political scientist

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Statsvetenskap/Kalendarium/Statsvetenskap-eller-vetenskapen-om-stater-larobok-och-teori-1.101724?l=en]

28 Nov – Transformation and Innovation in the Canadian North

Doktor Ken Coates och Doktor Gregory Poelzer

[http://www.ltu.se/research/subjects/Statsvetenskap/Kalendarium/28-nov-Transformation-and-Innovation-in-the-Canadian-North-1.99669?l=en]

12 Sept - The electricity market and electricity price developments before and after deregulation

Professor Patrik Söderholm

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/12-sept-Elmarknaden-och-elprisets-utveckling-fore-och-efter-avregleringen-1.96229?l=en]

11 Sept - Intellectual Property Law and contracting

Postdoc Pia Björkwall

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/11-Sept-Intellectual-Property-Law-and-contracting-1.96225?l=en]

August 22 - Resource Extraction and Company Social Responsibility in Russia

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/22-aug-Resource-Extraction-and-Company-Social-Responsibility-in-Russia-1.95194?l=en]

June 14 - Indigenous recognition in state-based planning systems

Dr Libby Porter

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/Indigenous-recognition-in-state-based-planning-systems-1.93829?l=en]

Uslaner vs. Levi - Trust and Reciprocity in Large-scale Collective Action: The Case of Immunization

PhD student Björn Rönnerstrand, University of Gothenburg.

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/Slaner-vs-Levi-Trust-and-Reciprocity-in-Large-scale-Collective-Action-The-Case-of-Immunization-1.92866?l=en]

April 11 - Is the price finally right? The economics of renewable energy.

PhD David Newell

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/11-apr-Is-the-price-finally-right-The-economics-of-renewable-energy-1.90486?l=en]

February 23 - The Advocacy Coalition Framework: coalitions, Learning and Policy Change

PhD Daniel Nohrstedt

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/23-feb-The-Advocacy-Coalition-Framework-Coalitions-Learning-and-Policy-Change-1.88837?l=en]

February 3 - Transnational Governance Through the Forest Stewardship Council: The Case of Russia

Maria Tysiachniouk

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/3-feb-Transnational-Governance-Through-the-Forest-Stewardship-Council-The-Case-of-Russia-1.88103?l=en]

January 31 - The Swedish nuclear power program: changed society - changed technological visions

PhD Maja Fjæstad

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/31-jan-Det-svenska-karnkraftsprogrammet-forandrat-samhalle-forandrade-tekniska-visioner-1.87627?l=en]

December 5 - The staff of power and democracy in local environmental policy

PhD Erik Hysing

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/5-dec-Tjanstemannamakt-och-demokrati-i-lokal-miljopolitik-1.86186?l=en]

29 Sept - Participative Governance Arrangements as "democratic hybrids"

Associate Professor Nils Hertting

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/28-sept-Participative-governance-arrangements-as-democratic-hybrids-1.82814?l=en]

23 Sept - "Place-change policy design" for windfarm and other transformative facility siting

Professor Richard Hindmarsh

[http://www.ltu.se/org/ets/Avdelningar/Samhallsvetenskap/Kalendarium/23-sept-Place-change-policy-design-for-wind-farm-and-other-transformative-facility-siting-1.82756?l=en]

15 Sept - Policy objectives and its realization - instruments, instrument packs and instruments theories

Professor em. Evert Vedung

[http://www.ltu.se/cmlink/15-sept-Politiska-mal-och-dess-forverkligande-styrmedel-styrmedelspaket-och-styrmedelsteorier-1.82754?l=en]

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Published: 2 September 2011

Updated: 1 October 2013

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