Events

Upcoming and past events from STRN

STRN regularly hosts and supports numerous events for the transitions’ community. Our flagship annual event, IST, will be hosted in Oslo from June 17th – 19th, 2024. Click here for a list of previous IST conferences. We also host an annual Methods’ school, tailored to PhD candidates. The Network for early career researchers in Sustainability Transitions (NEST) organizes an annual conference with the support of STRN. 

NEST in Dresden 2023

16 January 2024
IST 2024 – Call for papers
Call for abstract to IST 2024 in Oslo  We hereby invite the research community to submit abstracts to the 15th International Sustainability Transitions conference to be held in Oslo, Norway from June 16th to 20th […]
9 January 2024
9th NEST Conference 2024 – Save the Date
9th NEST Conference 2024 – Save the Date! Mark your calendars for next year’s 9th NEST Conference on September 6-7, hosted by Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Center for Research on Digitalization & Sustainability […]
1 December 2023
STRN/NEST Methods School Save-the-date!
Transformative Research Unlocked – Summer School on methods for researching sustainability transitions. Mark your calendars for the 2024 STRN/NEST Method School: “Transformative Research Unlocked,” to take place from July 8th to 12th in Rotterdam. Join us on a […]
31 October 2023
IST 2024 – Call for proposals for tracks and sessions
IST 2024 – Call for proposals for tracks and sessions The 15th International Sustainability Transitions conference will be organised at the University of Oslo on the 17th to 19th of June in 2024.  The theme […]
25 September 2023
IST 2023 Best Paper Award
14th IST Conference 2023 – Best Paper Award   Winner: Improving Discursive Approaches to Sustainability Transition Studies: Elaborating Discourse Network Analysis By Kimberley Vandenhole, Kristijan Garic, Philip Leifeld The paper applies discourse network analysis as […]
3 August 2023
Open call IST 2025 and 2026
OPEN CALL Inviting expressions of interest to host the International Sustainability Transitions Conference (2025 and 2026) The STRN steering group and board invite expressions of interest to host the International Sustainability Transitions conference (IST) for […]
20 April 2023
IST 2024: Save the Date
Save the Date! The 15th IST Conference will take place in Oslo, from June 17th to June 19th, 2024. More details will follow!
27 February 2023
Call for Applications for the 2023 STRN/NEST PhD School: Mixed Methods
The Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN) and Network of Early Career Researchers in Sustainability Transitions (NEST) jointly invite PhD students and early career researchers to the 2023 STRN/NEST School on Methodologies and Methods for Sustainability […]
9 January 2023
IST 2023 Call for abstracts is now open!
14th IST Conference 2023 Responsibility and reflexivity in transitions Utrecht, The Netherlands August 30th – September 1st, 2023 August 29th – Early-career researcher day We are excited to announce the 14th annual International Sustainability Transitions conference organized […]
30 September 2022
IST 2023: Save the Date
14th IST Conference, Utrecht, NL August 30 – September 1, 2023 While we eagerly await the IST 2022 edition, we are happy to announce that the 14th International Sustainability Transitions Conference (IST) will be hosted […]
7 March 2022
IST 2022, CfP deadline extended to May 15th
IST 2022, Nov 21-25: Sustainability Transitions in a Global Context – Extension of submission deadline Important – The submission deadline for the IST 2022 conference has been extended to May 15th 2022 With this Call for […]
5 March 2022
The NEST Webinar Series is back!
We have many exiting webinars coming up this year and a new co-organizer.A warm welcome to the team, Nur!   These were the webinars we hosted in Spring 2022 with March 31 – Saurabh Arora: Decolonizing […]
28 February 2022
STRN / NEST PhD School: June 6-10, TU Eindhoven
Topic: Mixed Methods Application Deadline: March 25 !! The Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN) and Network of Early Career Researchers in Sustainability Transitions (NEST) jointly invite PhD students and early career researchers to the 2022 […]
7 December 2021
7th NEST Conference, May 5-6
We are excited to announce that the 7th NEST Conference will take place in Lyon, France! Abstract submission deadline: January 15, 2022 Conference website Call for abstracts The conference will be held under the theme […]
8 September 2021
Comparative policy analysis and learning from COVID-19 (Webinar)
This webinar will be held on Aug. 5th, 14:00-15:30 CET. 22:00 Sydney | 20:00 Manila | 17:30 New Delhi 13:00 Johannesburg | 9:00 São Paulo | 7:00 Mexico City Please fill out the registration form […]
8 September 2021
Towards the IST 2021 – call for papers, website and key dates
“Mainstreaming sustainability transitions: From research towards impact” With the call for IST 2021 – “Mainstreaming sustainability transitions: From research towards impact” we invite reflection on how we, as a research community, can make sure that […]
8 September 2021
6th NEST Conference, April 8-9, Sofia, Bulgaria
The 6th NEST Conference is taking place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on April 8-9, 2021! Let’s expand transition mind-sets to diverse pathways to sustainability not only in terms of geographical scope but also enabling actors, measures, institutions, approaches and much more. This conference […]
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