Events

Becoming a Centre and other news

Posted on 13 May 2021 by Hannah Hughes

As some of you may have noticed, we have recently started calling ourselves by another name. In recognition of our contribution to the research environment of the School of Law and Politics, the Environmental Justice Research Unit (EJRU) has become the Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ). This upgrading to Centre status acknowledges how central environmental
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New Thought-In-Progress Series

Posted on 20 April 2021 by Hannah Hughes

The Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) has launched a new Thought-in-Progress (TIP) series to create a forum to present and test new ideas in environmental law and politics that may not yet be fully developed into a paper. The first TIP presenter will be our very own Dr Richard Caddell presenting his thoughts on the
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Call for PhD participants: Conducting research at global environmental negotiations

Posted on 6 June 2019 by Hannah Hughes

Alice Vadrot (Vienna University) and I are looking for PhD students to participate as active discussants in a workshop on methods for Conducting research at global environmental negotiations. The workshop will take place at the University of Vienna, 10th to 11th of September 2019. Prospective participants need to have an interest and experience in researching global environmental negotiations, from the intergovernmental
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EJRU News: New colleagues, Cardiff’s Environmental Law Foundation, COP 24, Student blogging and Events

Posted on 28 January 2019 by Hannah Hughes

Welcoming new colleagues With marking finished, the good begins to come into focus, and what could be better than getting new colleagues with a shared interest in environmental politics. Dot Kwek joined the School of Law and Politics as a lecturer in October. Dot works on comparative political theory, post- and decolonial theory, political ecology,
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New Materialist Reflections for the Anthropocene—Two New Speaker Events

Posted on 18 January 2019 by Anna Grear

‘Imagining the Eco-Social: New Materialist Reflections for the Anthropocene’—Two New Speaker Events This series engages with one of the most imaginative theoretical responses to the complexity of the material situation in which humans and non-humans alike find themselves in the so-called ‘Anthropocene’: New Materialism. The series grapples with the need to move beyond the human-centred vision
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EJRU News: Eco-Social series, field trips and research activities

Posted on 9 October 2018 by Hannah Hughes

Eco-Social Series Begins The EJRU and Centre of Legal Studies seminar series, which aims to explore inter-relationships between the ecological and the social through New Materialism, kicked-off last month with a workshop. The speakers took us on an intense journey, which started with Professor Margaret Davies (Flinders University, Australia) exploration of the place and justification
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Collaborating for Agricultural Sustainability

Posted on 13 June 2018 by Ludivine Petetin

Agricultural sustainability is not a luxury, but a fundamental requirement for our society. However, attaining this has proven challenging to say the least. With the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and global politics more generally, alongside further pressures posed by climate change, food insecurity and worldwide environmental degradation, achieving agri-sustainability becomes increasingly urgent. It was in this
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