RE4T represented at Energy for Society

Megan Davies, PhD candidate at the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition recently attended the First International Conference on Energy Research and Social Science in Sitges, just south of Barcelona, Spain.

RE4T research collaboration with Urban Futures Studio

As part of an emerging research collaboration, Megan Davies, PhD Candidate at the CST, recently spent a week in March at the Urban Futures Studio at Utrecht University in the Netherlands.

Paul Cillier’s book: Critical Complexity available now

CST has managed to buy 15 copies of “Critical Complexity – Collected essays by Paul Cilliers” (2016) at an author’s discount last year December and it arrived now. They are available at R 860 each (normal price R 1150, excluding import costs and bank fees) and can be bought from Dr Rika Preiser directly.

T-lab brings together chefs, academics and food activists to explore alternative visions for the Western Cape food system

A four-day Transformation Lab (T-Lab) recently hosted by the CST and the Southern African Food Lab brought together a group of nearly 40 academics, farmers, chefs, entrepreneurs and social activists to imagine ways of shifting a food system that in many ways appears entangled in deep social and ecological crises. The T-Lab, held amidst the

Creating positive futures for southern Africa

In November 2016, the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition (CST) held an “Anthropocene Visioning Workshop” in Cape Town, with the aim of bringing together a diverse group of changemakers to envision positive futures for southern Africa. Thirty-one scientists, artists and social entrepreneurs came together at the Cellars Hohenort Hotel for three-and-a-half days of intense discussions and

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