Peter Newell to give annual Governance and Sustainability Lecture

4 October 2013

Peter Newell, Professor of International Relations at the University of Sussex, will be giving this year’s annual CSD Governance and Sustainability Lecture on the theme ‘Governing the Sustainability Challenge’.

The lecture will take place on 9 October at 6pm in the Boardroom at Regent Street.

Professor Newell is a prolific writer on aspects of environment and development, especially climate change. Among his many achievements, he was awarded a prestigious ESRC Climate Change Leadership Fellowship to work on the governance of clean development.

The lecture is open to all and forms part of the Regional Studies Association workshop ‘Transformation Processes and their Meaning for the Sustainability Transition: Linking Local Practices and Global Agendas’ hosted by CSD.

For more information on the lecture, please contact Dr Tassilo Herrschel.


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