2 Jun 2021
Previous Themes back with new ideas
Four previous Themes return in autumn to once again work at the institute, now as Themes 2.0
4 Mar 2021
RQ20 praises the Pufendorf IAS model
In the report from the Lund University Research Quality assessment 2020, the panel looks to the Pufendorf IAS as a model and asset for interdisciplinary and international work at t...
3 Mar 2021
A future without antibiotics explored in new anthologies
What would a future without antibiotics mean for mankind? That is one central issue for two new anthologies from the multidisciplinary Theme Post-Antibiotic Futures at the Pufendor...
3 Mar 2021
Exploring political polarisation on the internet
The storming of the Capitol, waning trust in politicians and authorities, growing fact resistance, and filter bubbles – a great deal is today attributed to growing political polari...
2 Mar 2021
A closer look at In Search of Search and its Engines - interview with the coordinators
The Theme welcomes a new guest researcher, coordinators Olof Sundin and Alison Gerber talk about their plans and future of the Theme
15 Feb 2021
Call for Theme applications for 2022
The call for Theme applications for 2022 is now open! This year the Pufendorf IAS is making a call for Theme applications in both the spring and the autumn.
10 Feb 2021
Former Themes invited back to the Institute!
Members of past Themes are invited back to the institute in a unique initiative we call Themes 2.0. This is an opportunity to re-form and rethink ideas of previous Themes and a cha...
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
3 Dec 2018
New publication on perennial agriculture by Pufendorf IAS theme Domestication
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