Calls

Open calls for a range of opportunities are listed here, from conference and journal papers to funding and awards. Use the left sidebar to navigate open calls by theme.

The next Beyond Oil conference will be held in Bergen, Norway on 25-27 October 2017.

Papers are welcomed on the following themes:

  • Capacities for change: theorising the inertia and instability of energyscapes;
  • Mobilising and/or scaling climate and energy transformations;
  • Politicising urban life: power and inequality in transformations;
  • Innovative methods and processes for research, learning and governance.

The closing date for abstracts is 28 April 2017.

Making Futures will be held on 21 & 22 September 2017 at Plymouth College of Art. The call for abstracts is now open and the closing date for receipt is 22 May 2017. Making Futures is a research platform exploring contemporary craft and maker movements as ‘change agents’ within 21st century society. The aim is to examine and promote the possibilities for maker economies built around contemporary craft, neo-artisanal design-to-make and related creative micro-entrepreneurs and movements.

A Special Issue of the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation builds on the core themes and outcomes of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) seminar series, ‘Green Innovation: Making it Work’ (2015-17).