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December 14, 2013 / societyforhumanecology

DGH and CHEC 2014

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Humanoekologie (DGH) &
Commonwealth Human Ecology Council (CHEC)


jointly presents the 2014 conference

„Urbanity & Human Ecology“

May 14 to 17, 2014, in Sommerhausen am Main, near WuerzburgGermany

The German Society for Human Ecology (DGH) and the Commonwealth Human Ecology Council (CHEC) are organizing a joint conference in 2014. This first European and international conference invites you to a medieval winery village to discuss “Urbanity and Human Ecology”.

The conference addresses urbanity not only in terms of the future of cities and the regions of which they are part but also in regard to the sustainable management of the resources and their social organization over time along four thematic lines:

Ecopolis – Sustainable Communities – Peri-urban areas – Megapolis

Demographic Transition – Urban Social Cohesion, Community Movements, and Democratic Empowerment

Urban Agriculture & Biodiversity – Urban Food Security & Production – Community Gardens

Urban Health & Well-Being – Greening the City – Urban Waste & Resource Management

The call for papers and sessions closes January 15, 2014. Your suggestions are welcome. Mail to

Be part of an international think-tank and excellent forum in the scenic heart of old Germany. We are looking forward to your contributions and active participation!

For further information please consult:

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