7 Oct 2020
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 - for a discovery of a tool which will change society
The CRISPRideas Theme to discuss CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors; the scientific breakthroughs and implications for society, in a symposium.
28 Apr 2020
New Themes and Advanced Study Groups 2020-2021
In the autumn of 2020, the Pufendorf IAS will welcome eight new groups; five Themes and three Advanced Study Groups. The new Themes will work on current issues concerning: a future...
26 Nov 2019
Interview with the editors of the new book Towards a Political Economy of Degrowth
In 2015-2016, Ekaterina Chertkovskaya and Alexander Paulsson were coordinators of the Degrowth Theme at the Pufendorf IAS. On the 28 of November, almost five years later, they are ...
23 Oct 2019
Interview with Max Koch about the challenges to a degrowth transition
Professor Max Koch, member of the Pufendorf IAS Themes ’Sustainable Welfare’ (2014-2015) and ’Degrowth’ (2015-2016) has, together with co-author Milena Büchs, been awarded the Atl...
8 Oct 2019
The Pufendorf IAS 10 Year Jubilee
It has now been 10 years since the Pufendorf IAS welcomed its first Theme. Since then, hundreds of researchers have had the chance to advance new interdisciplinary areas of researc...
3 Oct 2019
Critical Explorations of Crisis: Politics, Precariousness, and Potentialities
How, on what basis, by whom and in what context is crisis proclaimed? What does crisis mean for social justices, security, and rights in particular contexts for various groups due ...
14 Aug 2019
New Themes and Advanced Study Groups 2019-2020
We welcome five new Themes and five new Advanced Study Groups, 2019-2020
7 May 2019
Conference "Is the Future of Agriculture Perennial?"
From the 6th through the 10th of May, about 90 specially invited researchers from around the world will meet at the Pufendorf IAS in Lund to present and discuss progress, challenge...
19 Feb 2019
Fighting Climate Change – Mapping the pathway with social movements
The Pufendorf IAS Advanced Study Group 'Civil Society and Sustainability Studies' has invited climate change activist and founder of 350.org Bill McKibben and climate change activi...
17 Jan 2019
Visions for a sustainable food system
How can we create a sustainable agriculture and food system that can feed and nourish a growing population while carefully managing the Earth’s resources and reduce emission levels...
10 Dec 2018
MOVING AHEAD WITH MIGRATION RESEARCH
Reflections and lessons learned from the Pufendof IAS Migration Initiative and the Migration symposium
14 Sep 2018
Urban Creativity presented at the Street Art & Urban Creativity conference
The new Pufendorf IAS theme Urban Creativity presented at the Street Art & Urban Creativity conference in Lisbon, Portual
5 Jun 2018
Meet our new director, Ann-Katrin Bäcklund
The Pufendorf Institute’s new director Ann-Katrin Bäcklund had an intensive start, as she began her new job in the middle of the application period for the autumn’s Themes. Now tha...
4 Jun 2018
Reflections on the Pufendorf IAS Symposium and workshops on interdisciplinarity
On the 4th of May, The Pufendorf IAS organized a symposium on interdisciplinarity. International guests and Lund University researchers discussed issues concerning the boundaries o...
24 May 2018
How local communities can transition to sustainable energy systems
What makes for a successful transition to a low-carbon energy system? Local involvement, perceived fairness and information sharing, according to a new study by members of the Pufe...
18 Apr 2018
New Themes and Advanced Study Groups for 2018-2019
We are happy to announce the new Themes and Advanced Study Groups for 2018-2019
6 Apr 2018
Critical conversation in the Digital Age
"It is of vital importance to swim against the current of bits and bytes which challenge our proven analogue way of reflecting on what is happening around us. I sincerely hope this...
26 Mar 2018
INTERVIEW: Symposium on interdisciplinarity: what, how and why?
On 4 May, the Pufendorf Institute will hold a symposium on the interdisciplinary approach. The symposium’s organisers Sune Sunesson and Eva Persson give us an insight into the day...