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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Call for Papers: Environmental Studies Association of Canada 2011 Conference

The Environmental Studies Association of Canada (ESAC) is pleased to
invite you to submit a paper or poster proposal for its annual
conference, held in conjunction with the 2011 Congress of the Canadian
Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, at the University
of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University in Fredericton, NB, Canada,
taking place from May 30th-31st. This year's theme is "People, Places
and Sustainability: Exploring Ideas Across Communities", and will
focus on creating a broadening understanding of what is meant by the
term 'sustainability' and the factors that contribute to its

The deadline to submit abstracts is February 15th, 2011.

We welcome abstracts on a range of topics relating to sustainability

· Politics of Environmental Knowledges (traditional, local, scientific)
· Sustainable Development (urban, rural, energy, resource use, food systems)
· Climate Change
· Community Resilience
· Sustainable Livelihoods
· Ecosystem Goods and Services
· Indigenous Peoples and Environment
· Policy and Sustainability (international, national, municipal)
· Gender and Environment
· Environmental Education
· Resource Management / Conservation
· Economics of Sustainability (consumption, production, marketing)
· Social Movements (deliberate simplicity, intentional communities)
· Historical Perspectives
· Human Security and Conflict

Abstract submissions should be sent to Conference Chair Tara Goetze,

We will also be holding a Wine and Cheese Reception for all delegates
at the beautiful Beaverbrook Gallery, home to three impressive Dalis.
A must see for those visiting Fredericton!

For more information and our full Call for Papers, please visit the
ESAC website<>.

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