Conference Leader

Peter Söderbaum (, is professor emeritus in ecological economics at Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden. Söderbaum has published books, book chapters and articles in ecological economics, such as Understanding sustainability economics. Towards pluralism in economics (Earthscan, now Routledge, London 2008). Website:

Conference co-leader

Malgorzata Dereniowska (, who is currently finishing her PhD-studies in philosophy at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland. Her work has focused on pluralism in environmental ethics and practice, and sustainability.

Conference Organization Committee

The WEA conferences are organized by the Conference Organization Committee (COC) which includes Ilker Aslan, Alan Freeman and Grazia Ietto-Gillies (Chair).

If you want to organize a conference or suggest themes and possible leaders please contact Grazia (; website: