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39th STRN Newsletter

Dear friends of transition studies, the March 2021 STRN Newsletter is out now (download). Among other news, you will find an update on changes in the EIST editorial board, professionalization of STRN and a Call for viewpoints to celebrate 10 years of EIST.


38th STRN Newsletter

Dear friends of transition studies, the December 2020 STRN Newsletter is out now (download). Next to event and project updates and many new publications, it includes an overview of STRN Thematic Groups and a collection of viewpoints on publishing.


35th STRN Newsletter

The March 2020 newsletter is out now! Download pdf here. The Special Section topic is Predatory Publishing.Also note that the special issue in EIST on responses to the STRN research agenda is out now.


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EIST Special Issue on research agenda

Last year, in February 2019, we published the updated STRN research agenda. Now, a special issue is available in Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions (EIST) with 10 responses to the research agenda. Scholars have identified blind spots and suggested new perspectives for sustainabilility transitions research. Check it out.


IST 2020 – COVID 19 update mid April

COVID-19 We are actively monitoring the global COVID-19 outbreak and its potential consequences for the IST2020 Conference in Vienna this summer. As many other countries, Austria is taking decisive measures to fight further spread of the virus and to support health services, businesses etc. We are extremely pleased by your […]


IST 2020: August 18-21, Vienna 1

“Governance in an Era of Change –Making Sustainability Transitions Happen” IST2020 will take place as an online event. Find more information at ist2020.at European Parliament has declared a climate emergency, following a number of countries and local communities worldwide. Proposals for a “Green New Deal” have been advanced on both […]


EGOS, July 2-4, 2020, Virtual

COVID-19 The EGOS conference will not take place as planned. The conference and session organizers are preparing a virtual conference instead. We will keep you posted. Sub-theme on Sustainability Transitions: Bridging Systems and Organizational Perspectives to Tackle Grand Challenges Our sub-theme at the upcoming EGOS colloquium in Hamburg will bring […]