SAPREJ 2012: Alternatives for Poverty Reduction and Ecological Justice (SAPREJ 2012)

Venue: Orthodox academy of Crete,

Location: Chania, Crete, Greece

Event Date/Time: Sep 27, 2012 End Date/Time: Sep 30, 2012
Registration Date: Jun 30, 2012
Early Registration Date: Feb 28, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 30, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Sep 30, 2012
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Description

International conference on

SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVES FOR POVERTY REDUCTION

AND ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE

(SAPREJ 2012)

September 27-30, 2012
Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAC), Chania, Greece

“A common search for solutions to global crisis and injustice”

CALL FOR PAPERS

This conference seeks to engage multidisciplinary and ecumenical dialogues on key social, economic and ecological concerns from a variety of perspectives.

Among others, the goal of the conference is to build a permanent partnership and long life learning process to promote social and ecological justice.

We are interested in multi-disciplinary exchanges and insights, with a focus on religious-based and scientific approaches to sustainability problems and injustice. The conference will be a blend of learning and discussion, while attending to the magnificent Earth and cultural context of this region of Crete.

Participants are invited to submit proposals for consideration on the following topics:

1. ECONOMICAL ETHICS AND ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS

2. FINANCIAL CRISIS, GLOBAL MARKET AND POVERTY

3. ECOLOGICAL CRISIS, CLIMATE CHANGE AND ECO- JUSTICE

4. SUSTAINABLE POLICY, RELIGION AND ETHICS

5. PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMPTION PATTERNS

6. PERMACULTURE, SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES AND CASE STUDIES

Presentations can be up to 20 minutes in length, followed by discussion. Please consider participatory and creative styles, panel proposals, workshop, round table or poster sessions. Focus on causal roots and practical solutions for each issue are especially encouraged.

By June 30th 2012, please send a proposal of no more than one page or 250 words to:
Lucas Andrianos, Chair of SAPREJ-2012

Institute of Theology and Ecology at OAC, Chania, 73006, Crete, laoac@otenet.gr

Please include your name, institutional affiliation, and contact information.

If your proposal is selected you will be contacted with further guidelines for the full paper.



IMPORTANT DATES:

Abstract Submission Deadline: June 30, 2012

Author Notification: July 15, 2011

Conference days: September 27 -30, 2012

Early registration deadline July 30, 2012 (e-mail to laoac@otenet.gr)

Venue

Kolymvari, Monastert Gonias
Chania
Crete
Greece
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