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Latest articles and announcements from STRN

22 January 2024
Save the date – 9th NEST Conference
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 (CREDS). The conference will be held in a […]
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 […]
21 December 2023
50th STRN Newsletter
Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 50th STRN Newsletter has been published! In the editorial the new members of the steering group (Ingrid Johansson Mignon, Merin Raju Jakob, Tom Hawxwell & Sophie-Marie Ertelt) briefly introduce […]
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 […]
3 October 2023
49th STRN Newsletter
Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 49th STRN Newsletter has been published! Among other things, we are looking back at IST 2023. It was the first fully in-person IST in four years, held at […]
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 […]
14 September 2023
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2023 STRN Steering Group Election
After the conclusion of the yearly STRN Steering Group Election, we are very happy to welcome the new members of the STRN Steering Group: Merin Raju Jacob , CST Stellenbosch (Junior member) and Ingrid Mignon, Chalmers […]
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 […]
29 June 2023
48th STRN Newsletter
Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 48th Newsletter is available as of now! Have a quick read of the editorial to know more about the professionalization of STRN, the STRN Steering Group 2-day retreat, […]
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!
11 April 2023
47th STRN Newsletter
Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 47th STRN Newsletter is available as of now! Have a quick read of the editorial for our thoughts the upcoming challenges and opportunities of the current rise of chatbot […]
2 March 2023
IST 2023 Submission deadline extended to March 10
14th IST Conference 2023 Deadline extended: The Call for Abstracts is now open until Friday, March 10th 2023. Submissions for the IST 2023 can be made through the conference submission system. In case of questions, […]
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 […]
20 December 2022
46th STRN Newsletter
Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 46th STRN Newsletter has been published! Due to the unique conditions encountered by the STRN research community over the preceding two years, opportunities have arisen to innovate and […]
24 November 2022
Save the date! 8th NEST Conference – Re-imagining transitions: beyond established methods and concepts
The 8th NEST Conference ‘Re-imagining transitions: beyond established methods and concepts’ will be held on June 30th and July 1st 2023 in a hybrid (online + on-site) format, at the Leibniz-Institute of Ecological Urban and […]
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 […]
29 September 2022
45th STRN Newsletter
Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 45th STRN Newsletter has been published! With the editorial focusing on challenges of Transition Studies and transition processes in Global South settings, the newsletter also contains news, updates, publications […]
1 July 2022
44th STRN Newsletter
Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 44th STRN Newsletter has been published! Next to news, updates and publications, it includes impressions from this year’s NEST conference in Lyon, France. Many thanks to all who contributed to […]
5 June 2022
STRN Steering Group Election
Call for (Self-)Nominations The yearly elections of the STRN steering group (SG) are upcoming and we are looking for people to join us for the upcoming period from Summer 2022 to 2024. SG members provide […]
4 April 2022
43rd STRN Newsletter
Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 43rd STRN Newsletter has been published! Next to news, updates and publications, it presents editorial changes in the EIST Journal and a report from a dialogue session on the future of […]
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 […]
14 February 2022
Welcome Katharina Schiller to the STRN Board
  Last week, the steering group elected Katharina Schiller (Fraunhofer ISI, Karlsruhe) as a new member of the STRN Board.  Katharina is an agricultural scientist with a focus on agri-food sustainability transitions, particularly in the […]
15 December 2021
42nd STRN Newsletter
Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 42nd STRN Newsletter has been published! Next to news, updates and publications, including the EIST 10-year anniversary special issue (!), it contains reflections on IST 2021 as one of […]
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 […]
1 October 2021
41st STRN Newsletter
Dear colleagues and friends of transition studies, The 41st STRN Newsletter has been published! Many thanks to all contributors, especially the STRN/NEST members who organised this year’s Methodologies School and shared their experiences in the newsletter. Happy […]
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 […]
30 June 2021
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. […]
31 March 2021
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 […]
15 December 2020
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 […]
30 September 2020
37th STRN Newsletter
Dear friends of transition studies, the September 2020 STRN Newsletter is out now (download). Looking back at IST 2020 and many interesting updates. Enjoy reading!
30 June 2020
36th STRN Newsletter
Dear friends of transition studies, the June 2020 STRN Newsletter is out now (download). Enjoy reading!
30 March 2020
35th STRN Newsletter
Dear transition scholars, the March 2020 STRN Newsletter is out now (download). With a special section on predatory publishing. Enjoy reading!
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