WEGO in the field

Regenerative practices of care

Regenerative practices of care during and beyond the pandemic

Arundhati Roy, in her widely circulated 3 April 2020 Financial Times piece ‘The pandemic is a portal’, argues that the pandemic ...

Exploring population controversies: emotional responses to Donna Haraway

Donna Haraway is no stranger to controversy. In her long and successful career of feminist provocation she perhaps has never ...

From March madness to marathon: seeing possibility within pandemic

Field Notes — THE SKILLS WE EMBRACE NOW CAN SHAPE A BETTER WORLD By Rob Snyder, Ph.D.President, Island Institute Along ...
my PhD journey

Starting the other way round? Reflections on my PhD journey

Within WEGO, I am enrolled as a non-resident PhD at ISS in The Hague while being based in Rome. The ...

Progressive engagements with the challenges and needs of women in an aging society.

On a Friday morning in February, Nanako Nakamura visited the Older Women's Network in Sydney that she was referred to ...
aging and environment

Aging and environment: towards intergenerational thinking

Constance Dupuis presented her research design seminar on 21 February at the Institute of Social Studies, suggesting that there are ...

How are communities responding to climate crisis, and what can we learn from them?

WEGO coordinator Wendy Harcourt was interviewed by Erasmus University Rotterdam. Read the full interview. “We are looking at how communities ...

Flower farmers in a dry land

Irene Leonardelli recently defended her research proposal at lHE Delft Her research entitled 'Flower Farmers in a Dry Land: A ...

Notes from the field: Between drought and monsoon: the embodied hardship of seasonal work in Maharashtra’s sugar cane plantations

At the end of a too-long, extremely dry summer, rural women from the drought-prone district of Beed, Maharashtra, finally return ...

‘Finding my way in research’: reflections from an early stage researcher

Well, it turns out that it has been a year since we started this wonderful, but at the same time ...

Alternative food initiatives in Berlin and Barcelona

I feel more and more comfortable presenting my Ph.D. project in public. I remember that at the beginning of the ...

Posthumanism and posthuman knowledge

In her latest book, Posthuman Knowledge (2019), Professor Rosi Braidotti encourages us to see today’s all-too-common exhausted condition no longer ...

Doing fieldwork on community gardens in Berlin

In Berlin, community gardens are mainly abandoned plots that were saved by the inhabitants to transform them into gardens to ...

Reflecting on the intersections between water flows and people flows

At the moment I am doing my secondment at SOPPECOM, an NGO based in Pune (India). SOPPECOM is committed to ...

Enid Still on secondment in Pune, India

I have been on secondment at SOPPECOM in Pune, Maharashtra since the 30th of September 2019. The secondment has formed ...

Ankita Shrestha presents her research during her secondment at IDS, Sussex

Ankita Shrestha has an undergraduate degree in English Literature and History from Paris-Sorbonne University and a postgraduate degree in South ...

Eoin Farrelly presents his research during his secondment at IDS Sussex

Eoin Farrelly is a political scientist and peace scholar with research interests in climate change, food sovereignty, the transition to ...

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