Resilience Think Tank: Innovations in the theory and practice of psychological resilience | Linda Theron

While there have been shifts in the understanding of resilience over the past decade, there is still much debate, contestation and lack of clarity on what the term means, for whom, how can it be measured, how it relates to concepts such as vulnerability, well-being and transformation, and whether it is a useful framework and entry point for responding to the dynamics of global change.

At the Resilience Think Tank, Linda Theron explored innovations in the theory and practice of psychological resilience.

Resilience Think Tank: Tackling the Anthropocene challenge through social-ecological resilience thinking | Oonsie Biggs

The Resilience Think Tank provided an opportunity to share and appreciate varying understandings (both positive and negative) of this concept from both a theoretical/academic and more practical perspective.

In this talk, Oonsie Biggs looks at ways to use social-ecological resilience thinking to tackle Anthropocene challenges.

Resilience Action Dialogue – Introduction

The resilience Action Dialogue was convened by the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition (CST) as a way to deepen understanding about the concept of resilience and its application in development work in southern Africa. The Dialogue was held in November 2018 and led to the establishment of a Community of Practice in Resilience for the region.

Resilience Action Dialogue – Resilience Needs Assessment

A range of interviews with key practitioners working across southern and eastern Africa was used to develop the workshop. This “needs assessment” is described along with some key findings.

Resilience Action Dialogue: Learning Journey

The Learning Journey undertaken along the Stellenbosch River with the Stellenbosch River Collaborative. This was a key methodology used to connect the conceptual work with practice.

Resilience Think Tank 2019: Interrogating resilience in different contexts