Julius Wesche


About Julius Wesche

Writing about the German heat Transition | PhD candidate at @UtrechtUni | Work at @FraunhoferISI | Organizer at the NEST |

IST 2020 – Call for submissions

We are grateful to announce the call for submissions for the International Sustainability Transitions conference 2020 in Vienna. The conference will take place from the 18-21 August 2020 (ist2020.at). Please find the call for submissions here. It is hosted by the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) and Vienna University of […]


#5thNEST conference with submission record

The Call for Abstracts for the 5th NEST conference due to take place in Lisbon at EAWAG with support of ETH Zurich has brought yet another increase in submissions: in total we have received 130 submitted abstracts! This is an increase of about 10% in comparison to last year. This […]


DeSIRE Conference November 2020 – call for sessions

Joint International Resilience conference Interconnected: Resilience innovations for Sustainable Development Goals 24, 25 and 26 November, 2020 | TU Delft, The Netherlands 4TU Centre for Resilience Engineering and the Future Resilient Systems programme of Singapore-ETH Centre invite you to submit a proposal for a session to be held at the […]


NEST 2020: May 7-8, Zurich

The 5th NEST conference will take place on the 7th and 8th of May in Zürich, Switzerland. The global initiative to target 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Paris Climate Agreement and the latest IPCC report (2018) underline the urgency of grand sustainability challenges such as climate change and the depletion of natural resources. To address […]


#5thNEST conference – Submissions closed

The 5th NEST conference will take place on the 7th and 8th of May in Zürich, Switzerland. Surging right before the deadline, submissions to participate in the 5th NEST conference have surpassed the organizers’ expectations. In total, about 100 submissions were sent from all corners of the World, from North America to South Africa, East Asia […]


June 23-26, 2019: IST Conference Ottawa, Canada 3

Accelerating sustainability transitions Building visions, unlocking pathways, navigating conflicts Over the past few decades the damage being done to global ecosystems by established development trajectories has become increasingly evident. In many sectors and regions sustainability transitions are gathering pace as new technologies, business models and social practices begin to transform […]


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Research Agenda – Updated version (2019)

STRN works to improve scientific understanding of sustainability transitions through a program of networking, research coordination and synthesis activities organized around eight research themes. Our  research agenda (updated in 2019) specifies the research and policy challenges that the network is currently engaged with. Download journal version at EIST / Sciencedirect. […]


Jochen Markard becomes new STRN-Chairman

  Jochen Markard (ETH-Zürich) was elected as the new chairman of the STRN network. His term started as of the 1. of January. Jochen follows Frank Geels (Manchester University). Lea Fünfschilling from Lund University was elected as a new board member. Check out: Jochen’s website  Jochen’s twitter Lea’s website   […]