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Public book release on degrowth

On the occasion of the German translation of "Degrowth: A vocabulary for a new era", IRI THESys invites you to a public book release. The event will take place in Berlin-Neukölln on Friday, 10 June at 5.30 pm.

DEGROWTH: A Vocabulary for a new era

10 June 2016, 5.30 pm, Agora Rollberg
Am Sudhaus 2, 12053 Berlin (former kindl brewerey)

'Degrowth. Handbuch für eine neue Ära' (Oekom) is the German translation of 'Degrowth: A vocabulary for a new era' (Routledge) that presents and explains the different lines of thought, imaginaries and proposed courses of action that together complete the degrowth puzzle.

During the book's presentation in Berlin, one of the co-editors and three contributors will provide a glimpse of its contents and philosophy, followed by a lively debate. Join us! Free admission!


5.30 - 7 pm, drinks and music afterwards


What is degrowth and why do we need it?
by Federico Demaria, co-editor (Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain)

Panel Discussion

by Dr. Viviana Asar, author (Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development, WU Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Austria)

Peak oil
by Dr. Christian Kerschner, author (Department of Environmental Studies, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

by Dr. Iago Otero, author (IRI THESys, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany)


More information on the event: THESys events
More information on the book: oekom-Verlag

The book release is a special event at the OSCEdays Berlin 2016 in cooperation between IRI THESys, the oekom-Verlag, the Agora Collective, and the Circular Lab Berlin CRCLR.