Episode 1 : Transdisciplinarity and other alternative methods – a conversation with Mercedes Quesada-Embid
This is the first episode of the Just Realities podcast. After presenting a session at the AScUS conference, Mercedes Quesada-Embid (associate Professor of Environmental Policy and Advocacy at Catawba Colleague, N.C., US) and I, Santiago Perez (doctoral researcher at the University of Technology of Troyes, France), engage in a conversation about some of the things we learned during the conference.From the current state of legitimacy of knowledge production to a reflection on advocacy towards more just realities, we bring you lots of themes for further discussion and reflection.Here are the references we used during our discussion :
- From terrible to terrific undergraduate economics curricula By the The Post-Crash Economics Society (PCES).
- Economics, Education and Unlearning: Economics Education at the University of Manchester By The Post-Crash Economics Society (PCES).
- The case for pluralism: what French undergraduate economics teaching is all about and how it can be improved By the PEPS-Economie Students’ Association
- Designs for the Pluriverse: Radical Interdependence, Autonomy, and the Making of Worlds By Arturo Escobar.
- Pluriverse: A Post-Development Dictionary Edited by Ashish Kothari, Ariel Salleh, Arturo Escobar, Federico Demaria, Alberto Acosta.
- Ecodharma: Buddhist Teachings for the Ecological Crisis By David Loy
- Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor By Rob Nixon
Initiatives and organisations:
- The Post-Crash Economics Society (PCES) – http://www.post-crasheconomics.com
- PEPS-Economie (Pour un Enseignement Pluraliste dans le Supérieur en Economie) – http://pepseconomie.org
- International Society for Industrial Ecology – https://is4ie.org
- Metabolism of cities – https://metabolismofcities.org/
- Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) – https://is4ie.org/sections/urbansystems
- Joan Martínez Alier: El Ecologismo de los Pobres
- Nahko and Medicine for the People – http://nahko.com
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