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40th STRN Newsletter

Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 40th STRN Newsletter has been published! Many thanks to all contributors, especially our NEST members who organised this year’s NEST conference and wrote the editorial reflecting on their experiences. Happy reading!


IST 2020 online – Registration open

Registration opens on June 4th and closes on August 10th. Due to COVID19 we had to postpone the registration window. After your registration, you will get further instructions per email and login data a few days before the conference starts.  Please find all you need to know for your registration […]


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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 – 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 […]


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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. […]