Following the announcement that the Third Biennial Conference of the Political Ecology Network, Contested Natures: Power, Politics, Prefiguration, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are happy to announce that POLLEN20 will be moving, in a restructured form, to a virtual platform, and the new dates will be the 22nd – 25th of September 2020. … Continue reading POLLEN20 rescheduled, going virtual
Following the announcement earlier this week, the conference system is no longer accepting session submissions at this time, while the organizers take some time to consider carefully alternative arrangements for hosting the conference. We will be updating registered delegates, session organisers and the wider POLLEN community about the new plan for the conference as our … Continue reading POLLEN20: Submissions and registration temporarily closed
Dear POLLEN friends, We regret that we must announce that planning for the POLLEN 20 conference, scheduled for June 2020, has been put on hold by the hosts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of this, the conference organizers are taking some time to consider carefully alternative arrangements for hosting the conference. We … Continue reading POLLEN20 postponed due to COVID-19
The POLLEN20 organizing group has been receiving questions about whether the conference will go forward as planned. We understand people's concerns, particularly as many institutions have implemented travel restrictions in recent days. Based on an informed discussion of the situation, we have released the following statement, which we have added to our FAQ section. This … Continue reading POLLEN20 and concerns about COVID-19
Large multi-panel conferences are hard to keep up with. There is so much going on simultaneously that it can be disorientating, even alienating. One of the ways of dealing with this is by setting up ‘conference moles’. Moles have the task of listening to public conversations and discussions taking place in panels, workshops and around … Continue reading Calling conference moles!
What will be on the agenda at POLLEN20 in Brighton? Big themes stand out the dozens of proposals for organized paper sessions that were received from all over the world! Thank you for helping organize to everyone who submitted! (Note these are not actually linked to where proposals focus or originate from).
The deadline for submitting proposals for organized sessions has now passed. The POLLEN20 organizing group will be sending confirmations to session organizers as we process submissions. We aim to complete review of submissions, notify session organizers and send registration instructions by early in the new year. Organizers and participants in accepted sessions will have a … Continue reading Submission of proposals for organized sessions for POLLEN20 is now closed.
We have been getting a lot of questions by email, so have prepared a handy TLDR guide that addresses the most common questions about submitting a session proposal for POLLEN20 in Brighton. Please note that full and complete proposals for organized sessions are due by midnight UK time on Friday, 22 November 2019. Proposals should … Continue reading POLLEN20 – Submitting a session proposal (due 22/11/2019)
The Third Biennial Conference of the Political Ecology Network (POLLEN20) Contested Natures: Power, Possibility, Prefiguration Brighton, United Kingdom 24-26 June 2020 In connection with the upcoming Third Biennial conference of the Political Ecology Network in Brighton from 24-26 June 2020, a working group made up of postgraduate researchers at the University of Sussex and Brighton … Continue reading CfP POLLEN20 – Calling postgraduate students and early career researchers: please contribute ideas! Extended deadline 22 November
The Third Biennial Conference of the Political Ecology Network (POLLEN20) Contested Natures: Power, Possibility, Prefiguration Brighton, United Kingdom 24-26 June 2020 Extended deadline – Friday, 22 November 2019 We wish to announce that, due to demand, the deadline for submission of proposals for organized sessions for The Third Biennial Conference of the Political Ecology Network … Continue reading POLLEN20 – Extended deadline for Session Proposal submission
The Third Biennial Conference of the Political Ecology Network (POLLEN) Contested Natures: Power, Possibility, Prefiguration 24 - 26 June 2020 Brighton, UK #POLLEN20 As part of the upcoming Third Biennial conference of the Political Ecology Network in Brighton from 24-26 June 2020, a working group made up of postgraduate researchers at the University of Sussex … Continue reading POLLEN 20 – Calling PhD students and early career researchers: please contribute ideas!
We are exploring options for child care and compiling a list of local child care providers, but we need to gauge the level of interest. Please email POLLEN@sussex.ac.uk by 1 September 2019 if you think you will need child care to attend the conference. In the email, please provide the number of days, age(s) of … Continue reading Child care at POLLEN20