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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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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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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Exploring Methodological Frontiers in Global Environmental Politics

Posted on 26 June 2017 by Hannah Hughes

June has been a busy month for the members of the Environmental Justice Research Unit with its first video-speaker event and a 3-day long workshop Exploring Methodological Frontiers in Global Environmental Politics. The Methodological Frontiers workshop aimed to explore the innovation that scholars were undertaking in order to study the diverse range of actors and activities that
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Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect with Frank Fischer

Posted on 14 June 2017 by Hannah Hughes

Last Tuesday the Environmental Justice Research Unit (EJRU) held its first video-speaker event with Professor Frank Fischer joining us from Berlin. Frank introduced his newly published book Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect, describing the unexpected turn his research took when it returned to the local from its initial starting point of global climate crisis.
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First video speaker: Frank Fischer on Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect

Posted on 26 May 2017 by Hannah Hughes

The Environmental Justice Research Unit (EJRU) will be kicking off its international video-speaker series in June with Professor Frank Fischer introducing his new book “Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect“. The aim of this series is to host international speakers and initiate conversation on environmental justice across the University without negatively impacting the environment. As
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