SEEDS: Spring Permaculture Design Course Registration Now Open!

The Social Ecology Education and Demonstration School (SEEDS), located on Vashon Island near Seattle, Washington (USA) is putting on a series of 8 weekend permaculture workshops between April 30 and June 25. Pre-register by March 1 for a nearly 20% reduced rate! Details. SEEDS is an exciting project co-founded by ISE Board member Bob Spivey. Over the past …

By ISE | January 28th, 2011 | Recent News, Social Ecology Blog | 1 Comments |

Announcing the Purple Thistle Institute

Passing along the exciting news of the launch of the Purple Thistle Institute from Matt Hern, an associate of the ISE who has lectured and published widely on alternative education topics: WHAT IS IT? The PTI will be something like an alternative university, or maybe better: an alternative‐to‐ university. The idea is to bring together …

By ISE | January 1st, 2011 | Recent News, Social Ecology Blog | 2 Comments |

New installation “Reframing Eden” by Beverly Naidus

Passing along this announcement of a new installation by Beverly Naidus, an associate of the ISE: “REFRAMING EDEN” an audience-participatory installation at VALISE gallery, VASHON, WA, Jan 2011 During the month of January 2011, VALISE gallery is pleased to host the work of two Vashon artists, Beverly Naidus (a member of the VALISE collective) and …

By ISE | December 31st, 2010 | Recent News, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

2010 books featuring social ecology authors

Toward Climate Justice Perspectives on the Climate Crisis & Social Change By Brian Tokar From Communalism Press, Porsgrunn, Norway The emerging global movement for climate justice highlights the social justice and human rights dimensions of global climate disruptions, while challenging corporate-driven false solutions, and using creative direct action to press for real, systemic changes. Brian …

By ISE | September 13th, 2010 | Recent News | 1 Comments |

Workshop details: ISE at the US Social Forum

Here are full descriptions of the ISE’s offerings at the US Social Forum: False Solutions and Real Solutions to Climate Change Thurs. Jun 24 2010 – 1-5 pm               Cobo Hall: D3-22 Cosponsored with the Massachusetts Coalition for Healthy Communities Collaborating Organizations: Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, Biofuelwatch, Rising Tide, Institute for Policy Studies (with ETC …

By ISE | June 15th, 2010 | Recent News | 1 Comments |

ISE at the US Social Forum in Detroit, June 22-26

The Institute for Social Ecology is participating in 4 sessions at the upcoming US Social Forum. Please join us! False Solutions and Real Solutions to Climate Change Thurs. Jun 24 2010 – 1-5 pm Cobo Hall: D3-22 Co-sponsored with the Massachusetts Coalition for Healthy Communities From Climate Crisis to Collective Commons: Renewable Energy from Below …

By ISE | June 15th, 2010 | Recent News | 0 Comments |

8-Day Social Ecology Intensive

January 9th – 16th, 2010 — New York City — $300 (scholarships available) The Institute for Social Ecology presented an 8-day intensive introduction to the philosophy and politics of Social Ecology. This 8-day intensive offered students an introduction to the dialectical philosophy and politics of Social Ecology. Using the lens of Social Ecology, students participated …

By ISE | October 27th, 2009 | Recent News | 0 Comments |

Alumni Updates, New Articles and Audio Clips

Several new and/or previously unavailable pieces, primarily from social ecologist Brian Tokar,  have been added to our Article Archive on our website. Brian Tokar’s articles: http://social-ecology.org/wp/author/brian-tokar/ We’d also like to take this opportunity to invite alumni of the ISE’s programming to send us an update as to where you are and what you are up …

By Site Manager | August 11th, 2009 | Recent News | 0 Comments |

ISE’s Beverly Naidus publishes “Arts for Change”

Lectures, readings, and workshops upcoming The Institute for Social Ecology is is proud to announce the release of Beverly Naidus’ latest title, “Arts for Change.” Additionally, the ISE would like to call attention to several lectures, readings, and workshops featuring Beverly that are set for May and June of 2009. (Please see below) OFFICIAL PRESS …

By Site Manager | April 10th, 2009 | Recent News | 0 Comments |

New Additions to the Article Archive!

Previously unavailable works by social ecologists Peter Staudenmaier, Ben Grosscup, and Karl Hardy covering a broad range of topics can now be accessed in the Institute for Social Ecology’s website Article Archive. Staudenmaier’s pieces include his critical historical essays on anthroposophy, his participation in Left debates over Kosovo, and his involvement in a “Social Ecology …

By Site Manager | March 30th, 2009 | Recent News | 0 Comments |