We invite abstracts on one of the six conference themes from scholars in the social and natural sciences, as well as practitioners, from the global South and North. Abstracts must be submitted electronically through the Oxford Abstract System online  Abstract Submission by 1 July 2012 and may not exceed 250 words. All abstracts will be evaluated in double-blind peer-review by several members of the conference review panel. For additional information on the Earth System Governance Project, including its Science and Implementation Plan, please visit www.earthsystemgovernance.org.

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Abstract Submission


  1. Earth System Governance Architectures in the 21st Century
  2. Climate and Energy Governance Architectures
  3. The Nexus between Architecture and the other “A’s” in Earth System Governance
  4. Political Dynamics in the Interface of Agency and Architecture
  5. Methodological Challenges to Complex Architectures and Multiple Agents
  6. Special Conference Stream on Nuclear Safety and Post-disaster Governance

More in depth information about the conference themes is available on the Conference Themes page.

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  • You can amend your submission at any time before the abstract submission closing date 1 July 2012
  • You can make multiple submissions
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