ATSAF Job News / Ester Boserup Conference 2010 / Symposium: Genetics of Plant Mineral Nutrition

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Ester Boserup Conference 2010 "Long-term trajectories in population, gender relations, land use, and the environment"

15-17/11/10, Vienna, Austria

Call for Contributions

Ester Boserup was one of the pioneers of an integrated theoretical approach to questions of development and sustainability.

We would like to invite you to participate by contributing to one of the sessions listed

below; designated session leaders are indicated in brackets:

- Development (Claudia Binder)

- Gender and Globalization (Parto Teherani-Krönner)

- Integrated Modelling of Land-System Change (Helmut Haberl)

- Intensified Production in the Context of World Trade (Faye Duchin)

- Land Use Change: The Triple Exposure to Climate, Population, and Globalization (Anette Reenberg)

- New Approaches for Understanding Land-Use Intensity (Karlheinz Erb)

- Population and Economy (Sigrid Stagl)

- Rural systems and socio-ecological transitions (Fridolin Krausmann)

- Gender (Sara Scherr, tbc)

- Land Use and Climate Change (Jetse Stoorvogel, tbc)

- Rural/Regional Development (Marianne Penker, tbc)

- Boserupian and Malthusian Approaches (tba)

- Time Use and Social Change (tba)

Please, submit your abstract of no more than 500 words for a presentation during the conference or a poster to info(at) not later than 28/06/10. If possible, indicate the session to which you would contribute. If you would like to propose a new session, or chair one of the sessions listed as tba, please contact us at info(at)



Symposium: Genetics of Plant Mineral Nutrition


Understanding physiological mechanism, targeting genes and breeding for nutrient efficiency, toxic mineral element resistance and enhancing nutritional quality

Information und Anmeldung:

Posterbeiträge mit Abstract werden erbeten bis zum 01/07/10.