Governance of Social Practice for Sustainability (PhD Project)

Social practice theory is a relatively young field of scholarship in social science and has a lot to offer in terms of describing the actions of individuals and communities –  particularly with regards to mundane situations or everyday live. To date there has not been a lot of work done on the governance of practices…

3S key insights launch

The 3S research group are launching our seven key insights resulting from our work on societal engagement with sustainability over the last five years. We believe these insights will help to transform social engagement with sustainability. Whether you see yourself as a policy-maker, an activist, a researcher, an innovator, a practitioner, a community organiser, an…

3S Working Paper 2017-30: Theoretical Theatre: harnessing comedy to teach social science

Role playing is increasingly used in European Studies and political science more generally to foster students understanding of social science theories. Yet in most cases, role playing is only done by students. Not so in Theoretical Theatre, a teaching innovation which puts the onus on teachers to act. In our performances, teachers embody competing theories…

Constructing Human Geographies (undergraduate module)

  This 3S-led second-year undergraduate module is a core element of our BA Geography degree, and an optional module for our  BSc Geography and Environmental Sciences degrees. offering an overview of contemporary debates in human geography concerning sustainability and the environment in relation to society and the economy. The module is framed around key conceptual approaches in human geography and ongoing…

Human Geographies of a Changing World (undergraduate module)

This 3S-led module is a core element of the new BA Geography degree, offering a year-long introduction to contemporary issues in Human Geography. Topics to be covered include: urbanisation, globalisation, alternative economic geographies, inequalities and environmental justice, environmental governance, geo-politics, population change, migration and health; social and cultural geographies, consumption, identity and exclusion. The module is taught using…

2017 Seminar Series

We are very proud to be organising the ENV Social Science Seminar series for 2017 with these upcoming talks – all welcome. ENV Social Science Seminar Series 2017 All seminars run on Wednesdays from 4-5.30pm Date Room Speaker name Organisation Talk title 01/02/17 TPSC 2.03 Phil Grunewald University of Oxford 8 ways of being flexible:…