2. Internationales Symposium Global Crises and Conflicts over Resources

Taking place on 8 - 9 February 2018, the II International Symposium ´Global Crises and Conflicts over Resources' deals with conflicts over resources — for instance, regarding mining and land — that are related to contemporary political-economic and socio-ecological crises.

It focuses on four themes:

  • Linking conflicts and global crises: theories andconcepts
  • The role of the state in conflicts over resoures
  • Resources, conflicts and social relations
  • Transformation from below

The aim of the symposium is to bring together scholars from different fields of research and world regions to enhance our knowledge of the linkages between conflicts and global crises, the role of the state, the interrelations between conflicts over resources and social relations, and transformations from below.