News http://www.pi.lu.se/en/ en Previous Themes back with new ideas http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/previous-themes-back-new-ideas Four previous Themes return in autumn to once again work at the institute, now as Themes 2.0 Wed, 02 Jun 2021 16:51:21 +0200 Eva Persson 787852dc-107d-4a96-9cc7-9189b061afca RQ20 praises the Pufendorf IAS model http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/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… Thu, 04 Mar 2021 12:22:57 +0100 Gisela Ferré Aramburu 3d31645d-7d15-4f48-b16a-1f4276e48ea1 A future without antibiotics explored in new anthologies http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/future-without-antibiotics-explored-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… Wed, 03 Mar 2021 14:47:13 +0100 Cecilia von Arnold a24062d5-5f8a-41d3-a3e1-16704692f4d1 Exploring political polarisation on the internet http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/Exploring_political_polarisation 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… Wed, 03 Mar 2021 14:46:44 +0100 Cecilia von Arnold e81500cc-6f55-4488-8331-67b806c46a88 A closer look at In Search of Search and its Engines - interview with the coordinators http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/closer-look-search-search-and-its-engines The Theme welcomes a new guest researcher, coordinators Olof Sundin and Alison Gerber talk about their plans and future of the Theme Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:53:59 +0100 Eva Persson b5c7e4e1-c046-43b4-88d5-dc95424b8d3c Call for Theme applications for 2022 http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/call-theme-applications-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. Mon, 15 Feb 2021 10:26:31 +0100 Eva Persson fcb4a765-ae31-4de5-8729-eb808730a49b Former Themes invited back to the Institute! http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/former-themes-invited-back-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… Wed, 10 Feb 2021 14:46:05 +0100 Eva Persson 7f3cd682-4239-424b-b056-cbf8b5877e8c The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 - for a discovery of a tool which will change society http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/nobel-prize-chemistry-2020-discovery-tool-which-will-change-society The CRISPRideas Theme to discuss CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors; the scientific breakthroughs and implications for society, in a symposium. Wed, 07 Oct 2020 14:29:14 +0200 Eva Persson 507df83f-1706-4884-bfd7-0d3698e68b84 New Themes and Advanced Study Groups 2020-2021 http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/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… Tue, 28 Apr 2020 09:09:11 +0200 cecilia von Arnold b4323d4c-d7c9-481b-a4cc-1e9e794e9cee Interview with the editors of the new book Towards a Political Economy of Degrowth http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/interview-editors-new-book-towards-political-economy-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… Tue, 26 Nov 2019 12:01:48 +0100 Cecilia von Arnold b76721a7-7462-4ce6-899c-a1f4bebd1ce1 Interview with Max Koch about the challenges to a degrowth transition http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/interview-max-koch-about-challenges-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… Wed, 23 Oct 2019 15:22:50 +0200 Cecilia von Arnold 53e1951b-e4ea-4271-aae6-6ab8ff507693 The Pufendorf IAS 10 Year Jubilee http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/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… Tue, 08 Oct 2019 13:49:01 +0200 Cecilia von Arnold 3b2d870b-f034-44ac-a5ef-72ac84954675 Critical Explorations of Crisis: Politics, Precariousness, and Potentialities http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/critical-explorations-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… Thu, 03 Oct 2019 15:54:32 +0200 cecilia von Arnold 5c80bf0b-8f73-4a11-87d0-9ee0ce44450e New Themes and Advanced Study Groups 2019-2020 http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/new-themes-and-advanced-study-groups-2019-2020 We welcome five new Themes and five new Advanced Study Groups, 2019-2020 Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:22:55 +0200 Cecilia von Arnold 97f68d0c-5241-46b1-aa50-d78bee879cca Conference "Is the Future of Agriculture Perennial?" http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/conference-future-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,… Tue, 07 May 2019 15:14:08 +0200 cecilia von arnold 8906d53f-0c2d-4609-8ec2-f2b953a543eb Fighting Climate Change – Mapping the pathway with social movements http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/fighting-climate-change-mapping-pathway-social-movements The Pufendorf IAS Advanced Study Group &#039;Civil Society and Sustainability Studies&#039; has invited climate change activist and founder of 350.org Bill McKibben and climate… Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:35:54 +0100 ba6d22cd-633b-42d9-89f9-9680a7e12bcf Visions for a sustainable food system http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/visions-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… Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:27:22 +0100 Cecilia von Arnold ba9fbd23-5431-490d-a317-b25cf76c2614 MOVING AHEAD WITH MIGRATION RESEARCH http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/moving-ahead-migration-research Reflections and lessons learned from the Pufendof IAS Migration Initiative and the Migration symposium Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:36:33 +0100 Cecilia von Arnold 223fd8fa-652e-4086-b7a5-622ec25b64f4 New publication on perennial agriculture by Pufendorf IAS theme Domestication http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/new-publication-perennial-agriculture-pufendorf-ias-theme-domestication Mon, 03 Dec 2018 09:58:53 +0100 cecilia von Arnold f80ac6a4-2a16-4fd6-8436-320a9b4000b3 Urban Creativity presented at the Street Art & Urban Creativity conference http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/urban-creativity-presented-street-art-urban-creativity-conference The new Pufendorf IAS theme Urban Creativity presented at the Street Art &amp; Urban Creativity conference in Lisbon, Portual Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:13:53 +0200 cecilia von Arnold ccf072c5-e919-490d-b4bf-be26f4c5ebff Meet our new director, Ann-Katrin Bäcklund http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/meet-our-new-director-ann-katrin-backlund 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… Tue, 05 Jun 2018 08:55:50 +0200 cecilia von Arnold 46cf6f74-6302-4db7-a508-b649a1767425 Reflections on the Pufendorf IAS Symposium and workshops on interdisciplinarity http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/reflections-pufendorf-ias-symposium-and-workshops-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… Mon, 04 Jun 2018 09:18:23 +0200 cecilia von Arnold 78c5b578-2c49-4636-9396-cbc7d8ca3a46 How local communities can transition to sustainable energy systems http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/how-local-communities-can-transition-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… Thu, 24 May 2018 10:50:41 +0200 cecilia von Arnold b28d0e9f-9f9b-40e6-9ab4-e913928575ea New Themes and Advanced Study Groups for 2018-2019 http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/new-themes-and-advanced-study-groups-2018-2019 We are happy to announce the new Themes and Advanced Study Groups for 2018-2019 Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:40:22 +0200 cecilia von Arnold 29ed2269-3df1-43ae-a0bc-a579d99d7525 Critical conversation in the Digital Age http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/critical-conversation-digital-age &quot;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… Fri, 06 Apr 2018 11:07:28 +0200 Cecilia von Arnold 127cc570-996d-4de6-b6e4-ceadd06e5835 INTERVIEW: Symposium on interdisciplinarity: what, how and why? http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/interview-symposium-interdisciplinarity-what-how-and-why On 4 May, the Pufendorf Institute will hold a symposium on the interdisciplinary approach.<br /> The symposium’s organisers Sune Sunesson and Eva Persson give us an insight into… Mon, 26 Mar 2018 09:55:34 +0200 Cecilia von Arnold 0d15e911-f402-4da8-84dd-a19ea93f3d50 Sune Sunesson about his new role as scientific advisor http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/sune-sunesson-about-his-new-role-scientific-advisor It continues where it all started. As Professor Sune Sunesson recently became a scientific adviser after six years as director of the Pufendorf Institute, he now returns to his… Mon, 05 Feb 2018 14:04:12 +0100 Noomi Egan 7a78b7dd-6e58-4b82-8146-72d731c54324 Nature Often Forgotten in Peace Processes – Could Lead to New Conflicts, According to Pufendorf IAS Theme http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/nature-often-forgotten-peace-processes-could-lead-new-conflicts-according-pufendorf-ias-theme Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:26:46 +0100 2d8c365d-f616-492f-ae3f-773c04dceab5 "We must Rethink this Whole Notion of a "Migration Crisis". Crisis for Whom?" Ruben Andersson http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/we-must-rethink-whole-notion-migration-crisis-crisis-whom-ruben-andersson Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:28:48 +0100 5bfdd74e-d0e6-4c07-ba25-8d1c1fc2dca4 Welcome to Book Launch of Liv: Utomjordiskt, Syntetiskt, Artificiellt on December 11th http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/welcome-book-launch-liv-utomjordiskt-syntetiskt-artificiellt-december-11th Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:33:27 +0100 2b507cab-f9b8-43af-bcc9-8526a5f34a48 Theme DATA creates three-dimensional model of the Milky Way with Vitual Reality Technology http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/theme-data-creates-three-dimensional-model-milky-way-vitual-reality-technology Wed, 29 Nov 2017 09:33:50 +0100 f56ff7d3-e8ad-4488-a63e-7819879a197f The Migration Initiative: Maja Sager on the Importance of Pursuing the Research Work Already Underway http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/migration-initiative-maja-sager-importance-pursuing-research-work-already-underway Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:27:17 +0100 b9e72ae0-b838-4050-a656-960fe00c4b0a Ann-Katrin Bäcklund to be the Pufendorf IAS´s new director http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/ann-katrin-backlund-be-pufendorf-iass-new-director Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:23:55 +0100 06685abd-efc3-4586-ad50-7e2d32d890c3 Video Portraits of Guest Researchers with Theme DATA http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/video-portraits-guest-researchers-theme-data Wed, 08 Nov 2017 13:11:54 +0100 74484ee2-87fc-4cef-a73e-db94bae3fd35 Mine Islar presents the initiative on migration research in Washington D.C. USA http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/mine-islar-presents-initiative-migration-research-washington-dc-usa Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:46:21 +0100 0f9b7001-804a-4a44-95d5-298ff5608615 Social innovations at Lund University http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/social-innovations-lund-university Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:24:26 +0100 c7eceedb-8af2-4079-8cea-beba5028a60f "I think we are standing in a watershed period for both migration and refugee research" Thomas Gammeltoft, Raoul Wallenberg Institute http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/i-think-we-are-standing-watershed-period-both-migration-and-refugee-research-thomas-gammeltoft-raoul Wed, 08 Nov 2017 08:40:33 +0100 9bcac81d-05fd-485c-bf2d-633198b23c31 "The Most Important Thing for Me is Curiosity About the World." Guest Researcher Balaji Parthasarathy http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/most-important-thing-me-curiosity-about-world-guest-researcher-balaji-parthasarathy Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:06:49 +0200 dfe1860e-1248-4dec-b781-288eebca35cf "I am Interested in Seeing the Principles of Library Science Applied to Research Data Curation." Guest Researcher Michael C Witt http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/i-am-interested-seeing-principles-library-science-applied-research-data-curation-guest-researcher Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:03:08 +0200 78e17b19-1d41-4360-957d-ebebbd2f9a6f Pufendorf IAS Initiative on Migration Research Presented in Washington D.C Today http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/pufendorf-ias-initiative-migration-research-presented-washington-dc-today Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:27:56 +0200 9aff0f79-90f1-4b28-b463-8623ee49e0b6 In the Mind of Sture Forsén – Professor of Physical Chemistry and one of the Initiators of the Pufendorf IAS http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/mind-sture-forsen-professor-physical-chemistry-and-one-initiators-pufendorf-ias Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:18:46 +0200 ac434855-88a0-4abd-83c4-39a9eca43ee5 In a very broad sense, I'm driven by the question, "How do we know what we know? Matthew Bietz, guest researcher theme DATA http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/very-broad-sense-im-driven-question-how-do-we-know-what-we-know-matthew-bietz-guest-researcher-theme Sun, 15 Oct 2017 12:10:10 +0200 39b8d589-726c-4fcb-b187-e97893ef27f9 Follow the Blog for Theme Nature of Peace: "We want to document and share our experiences" http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/follow-blog-theme-nature-peace-we-want-document-and-share-our-experiences Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:53:51 +0200 5e817883-2452-4e4c-9445-cae1a5be16ac "One aspect that I’ve always found fascinating is the importance of interfaces, when interacting with data." Anne Beaulieu, Guest Researcher theme DATA http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/one-aspect-ive-always-found-fascinating-importance-interfaces-when-interacting-data-anne-beaulieu Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:27:41 +0200 a09270f1-237b-4337-90ac-6f6782e3592b What is Environmental Migration? And What Does it Mean to be an Environmental Migrant? Professor Mo Hamza Explains http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/what-environmental-migration-and-what-does-it-mean-be-environmental-migrant-professor-mo-hamza Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:29:58 +0200 ceb9c3b0-9240-464b-a3e1-451741df85a7 How can New Methods be Used in Migration Research? Lina Eklund Explains ahead of Seminar on 25th September http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/how-can-new-methods-be-used-migration-research-lina-eklund-explains-ahead-seminar-25th-september Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:33:05 +0200 697bff4d-dccb-4e3e-837e-c209105833e4 Memory in a Digital Era http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/memory-digital-era Today, we share our personal and professional memories to an increasing degree via various social media platforms. But how does this digital environment affect our individual and… Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:45:39 +0200 8e21c38c-8158-4956-8381-0eaaa857be56 The Many Dimensions of Crisis http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/many-dimensions-crisis A crisis is an event that can have very negative consequences, which can sometimes be long term or even permanent. In the media, there are regular references to a “climate crisis… Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:19:35 +0200 e511c6a8-5e42-40c0-8076-807d39f5f09e "We Need to Remind Ourselves that Migration and Mobility itself Reconfigures Eco-social Systems" http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/we-need-remind-ourselves-migration-and-mobility-itself-reconfigures-eco-social-systems Tue, 05 Sep 2017 10:08:54 +0200 4c25e5fb-07e3-4053-a6e0-b851e1e6deb3 "I am Fascinated by Our Universe and Humanity's Place in It." http://www.pi.lu.se/en/article/i-am-fascinated-our-universe-and-humanitys-place-it Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:43:46 +0200 b603a02f-bba1-4efd-b3fa-34e095c27ad0