Jochen Markard


IST 2020: August 18-21, Vienna 1

“Governance in an Era of Change –Making Sustainability Transitions Happen” 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 sides of the Atlantic, seeking broad-based support. Calls for “just transitions for all”constitute […]


EGOS, July 2-4, 2020 Hamburg

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 together scholars who study grand sustainability challenges and transformation from different perspectives, including systems and organizations. We are particularly interested in contributions that explore new approaches, […]


IST 2019 Awards

We congratulate our 2019 award winners! Best paper award Mara van Welie, Bernhard Truffer and Xiao-Shan Yap: «Towards sustainable urban basic services in low-income countries: A TIS analysis of sanitation value chains in Nairobi» Best poster award Elisabeth Marie Cassidy Svennevik: «Crossing pathways: Personal urban mobility analysis»


Steering group election 2019

This year, four new members were elected into the STRN steering group. We welcome Christian Binz (Eawag), Marie-Claire Brisbois (SPRU), Bipashyee Gosh (SPRU) and Anton Sentic (University of Fribourg). Jonathan Köhler (Fraunhofer ISI) and Rob Raven (Monash University) were re-elected. We also welcome Verena Hermelingmeier (Universit of Wuppertal) who, together […]


New STRN board

The new STRN board consist of Lea Fuenfschilling (Lund University), Daniel Rosenbloom (University of Toronto) and Jochen Markard (ETH Zurich). In the future, we will work with a ‘phased renewal’, i.e. one board member leaving, a new member stepping up, to strike a balance between continuity and change.


IST 2019: Deadline extended

There has been a remarkable response to the call for submissions, with over 300 abstracts submitted and more coming in. Over the past few weeks we have witnessed first hand the mobilization of the transitions research community, which is truly global in nature. Many thanks to all those who have […]