Call for abstract: ANZSEE 2019 Conference

We invite abstracts for contributors of papers to our conference with the following indicative topics:

  • Ecological economics
    Defining, framing and understanding ecological economics for current ecological and economic challenges – where to now?
  • Sustainable urban, rural and regional futures
    Ecologically economic cities – vital rural and regional areas – post-anthropogenic cities – integrating urban and rural economic and ecological rifts – innovative  governance in  sustainable urban, rural and regional futures.
  • Ecological limits and planetary boundaries
    Population limits – planetary limits – economics and planetary limits – the I=PAT formula today – immigration policies, refugees and migration – the problem of denial of limits.
  • Ecological ethics and worldviews Intrinsic value/s of nature
    Eco-centrism – eco-democracy – ecological justice.
  • First Nations and Indigenous economies
    First Nations economics – decolonising ecological economies – innovative case studies from indigenous communities.
  • Transformative technologies in a bounded world
    Appropriate technologies for, and threats to, ecologically balanced human societies.
  • Embedding ecological economics into education systems
    Key ecological economics concepts and approaches – case studies, proposals and existing practices.
  • Communicating ecological economics; influencing decision makers
    Defining and framing ecological economics – grassroots movements and ecological economics – effective communication
    models and processes – ecological economics informing economic transformation.

Please send abstracts (250-word limit) and bios (150-word limit) to conference coordinator Anitra Nelson — anitra.nelson@rmit.edu.au — by Monday 29th April, Include a short title and up to four keywords for your contribution.

We expect the selection process to be finalised by the end of May 2019

Call for Registration and Abstracts details can be downloaded here and please note that the call for abstract deadline has been extended to Monday 29th April.

Requirements for contributions to conference associated publications will be announced in due course. Prior to the conference we will include select short interventions on our ANZSEE site and invite posters for exhibition during the conference.

Visit our conference page or Conference event on Facebook for other conference related details

You are encouraged join ANZSEE to  to be a part of a growing movement for ecological sustainability


The ANZSEE 2019 Conference fully acknowledges the support of:





Centre for Urban Research (CUR), RMIT University — http://cur.org.au/

Centre for Urban ResearchNews Study reveals economic and health benefits of denser suburbs Denser and more walkable suburban developments keep chronic diseases at bay and deliver lifetime economic and health gains of $4,500 for every resident, new research shows.cur.org.au


New Economy Network Australia (NENA) — https://www.neweconomy.org.au/

New EcoNENAnomy Network AustraliaThe New Economy Network Australia (NENA) is a network of individuals and organisations working to transform Australia’s economic system so that achieving ecological health and social justice are the foundational principles and primary objectives of the economic system.www.neweconomy.org.au


Australian Earth Laws Alliancehttps://www.earthlaws.org.au/

GetAttachmentThumbnailWelcome to the Australian Earth Laws Alliance website. The Australian Earth Laws Alliance (AELA) is a national not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to increase the understanding and practical implementation of Earth centred law, governance and ethics (or ‘Earth jurisprudence’) in Australia.www.earthlaws.org.au



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