Sustainable Social-ecological Systems

© Ric Craddick, Indiana University
Professor Ostrom

Conference/Tribute to Professor Elinor Ostrom, 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics
Elinor Ostrom is Professor of Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington (USA) where she has created the Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis with her husband, Vincent Ostrom. She is also the Director of the Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity at Arizona State University (USA).

In 2009 she became the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Economics, with Oliver Williamson, for her analysis of economic governance and, in particular, common goods. To see a video of her speech on this occasion, click on the link below.

Elinor Ostrom has been invited to France for a homage to her overall work. She will be in France from 20th to 24th June and will participate in a series of events in Montpellier (coordinated by Agropolis International) and in Paris, notably in UNESCO.

On the morning of 22nd June Professor Ostrom will chair a conference in UNESCO on the theme ‘Sustainable Socio-Ecological Systems: Analysis, Management and Governance’.

Early in the afternoon, Professor Ostrom will take part in the opening of the conference of the ‘Académie d'Agriculture de France’ on the theme of 'People and Water: Agriculture, Environment and the Mediterranean Zone’ (invitees only - event full).


Type of Event Special Event
Start 22.06.2011 09:00 local time
End 22.06.2011 12:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Bouamrane, Meriem
Organizer SC/EES
Contact Meriem Bouamrane
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7 place de Fontenoy
Room Room XI
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 800
Official Website
Link 1 Nobel Prize Speech
Link 2 Programme, Visit of Professor Ostrom in France
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