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5th International Conference on Degrowth

Organized by Laslo Kruger

  • Aug 30, 2016, 10:00 AM — Sep 03, 2016, 5:00 PM (CEST)
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • This event is over.

*HU* (see English below)
A hamarosan megrendezésre kerülő nemzetközi Nemnövekedés Konferenciára több száz résztvevő érkezik. Olyan emberek, akiknek a kutatási témájuk vagy a projektjeik újabb és újabb utakat nyitottak a cserekereskedelem, a termelés, a felhalmozás vagy a döntéshozatal területén. Olyanok, akik fejükbe vették, hogy jobbá teszik ezt a világot.

A hivatalos konferenciával párhuzamosan, augusztus 30. és szeptember 3. között kerül megrendezésre a Nemnövekedési Hét, mely beszélgetések, nyilvános viták, műhelymunkák, köztéri performanszok, koncertek, kiállítások, és egyéb örömteli akciókon keresztül mutatja be Budapestnek a Nemnövekedés eszmeiségét, teret adva egy fenntarthatóbb jövőről szóló párbeszédnek.

A Nemnövekedéshez hűen szeretnénk, ha a külföldi vendégeknek nem csak egymással, de a Budapesten élőkkel is lehetőségük lenne találkozni és megismerkedni. Ha időd és kedved engedi, használd ki ezt az alkalmat, és ismerkedj meg a különböző ötletekkel, megoldási javaslatokkal és magával a mozgalommal.

Ha szívesen vendégül látnál egy (vagy több) résztvevőt, töltsd ki az alábbi jelentkezési lapot:
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Az eseményről részletesen:

The upcoming international degrowth conference will gather hundreds of people who aim to make this world better: some of them do it through their research, others through their local initiatives and alternatives in which they try to find new ways of exchanging, producing, consuming or taking decisions. Between 30 August and 3 September, besides the academic conference, the Degrowth Week festival will bring discussions, public panels, artistic performances and exhibitions, practical workshops and conviviality events into public space to introduce degrowth in Budapest and to open a space for dialogue about more sustainable and desirable futures.

Following the degrowth philosophy, we want to offer the possibility to the participants from all over the world to meet and connect with locals of Budapest. You can take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about this movement, about the ideas and solutions being discussed by offering to host a conference participant in Budapest. Become a host by filling this webform: https://co-munity.net/degrowth/ic/2016/content/host-degrowth-conference
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  1. Álvaro Jay

    Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain

    Hello to everyone, I am attending the conference where I will participate. I wonder if I could find a place to stay during the weekend. I will arrive the weekend before leaving the next Sunday 4th.

    Keep in touch

  2. Kristin Langen

    Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany

    Dear Degrowth- people !
    We are three students from Lüneburg in northern Germany and we are looking forward to attend the upcoming conference in Budapest! Beside the conference we are curious about the city and locals from budapest, thats why we would be glad to find a nice place to stay at. We plan to be in the city from the 30.8. - 5.9.
    Please give us a note, if you have a place to offer or if you know somebody who would like to host us. In case you would like to have any further information about us: what we study, whats our favourite ice cream, etc. please feel welcome to contact us.

    See you there!
    Kai, Henri and Krissi

  3. Bruno Herzog

    Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil

    Hey everyone!
    I'm coming from Brazil to the Conference and even though I've registered at the conference page asking for accomodation (and got no reply) I'm trying here, to see if I can find myself in a win-win situation of being hosted by someone willing to share some local and cultural stuff and also adding to the conference experience! I'll be arriving around the 27th and I'll be leaving around the 4th. I hope I hear/read from you guys :D

  4. Christopher Boyce

    Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

    Hello, I'm not sure how this group is working but I am seeing quite a few posts going up to see if people have room. So I'll post where I'm at and my story and see if anyone wants to connect with what I have to offer. I'm coming to the degrowth conference to give a talk on money and happiness and interested in connecting with local folk while I'm there. I'll have a tent with me so I'm happy with someone's garden if it comes to it. I'm travelling from Scotland (part hitchhiking, part train) and should arrive on the 29th. I'll stay until at least the end of the conference and then I'm making a slow journey home. I'm hoping to blog quite a bit about my adventures (my journey, the people I meet, and my reflections on the conference) so you can be a part of the adventure if you want. I cook, I share, I laugh, I cry...

  5. Markus Richter

    Aue, Saxony, Germany

    Hello everybody,

    Its my first time trying couchsurfing and I'm very curious if this will work!

    I'm planning to stay in Budapest from the 29./30.08. to the 05.09. and would be very happy if I could find a couch to crash on and some people (locals and others) that are also attending the degrowth-conference and/or week! I will not bring a tent with me but I could bring a sleeping bag...

    Alternatively, any suggestions for good hostels (potentially those where other participants of the degrowth might be lodging too)?

    I guess couchsurfing should now be connected to my facebook account, so feel free to contact me if you like ;)


  6. Romance Porrot

    Paris, Île-de-France, France

    Hi guys,

    I am a member of the Degrowth Conference team and would just like to let you know that we are currently working on accomodation issues.

    Some people have filled out forms on our website to be voluntary hosts, but the major problem is that there are fewer hosts than there are applicants asking for accomodation.

    As soon as the voluntary hosts get back to us to confirm they can host people as well as how many people they could host, we'll start to connect people by matching voluntary hosts & couchsurfers. We will do so following the chronological order of the list we have of people who applied for accomodation.

    If you are among the last ones who applied or if we can't provide accomodation to everyone, we'll do our best to find an alternative solution: either by lauching a second call for voluntary hosts on our website & social network pages, or by re-directing people towards other types of accomodation. We are aware that many of you travel on a very low budget so we'll do our best to make sure everyone can have a safe and affordable stay :)

    We'll let you know about any update/news from the potential hosts and will get back in touch asap. In the meantime please feel free to look for other couchsurfers on this website, there must be a lot of them who have available space during the time of the Conference.

    Cheers :)


  7. Viktoria Reich

    Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    hello everybody,
    does anyone of you guys know if there are still free places or possibilities for volunteers at the degrowth conference? i would appreciate any help. thanks a lot :) regards

  8. Eva Coloby

    Cerbère, Languedoc-Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées, France

    Hey everybody,

    I'm also coming to this degrowth event and as I've just decided to come I don't know were to sleep. If anybody as somewhere to sleep will be amazing (and we might be two)!

    Thanks a lot and see you soon!

  9. Benedetta La Penna

    Pescara, Abruzzo, Italy

    Hello guys! I'm also a member of the conference on 30th !! anybody could help me to find a place to sleep? <3 I could pay cooking italian food and reiki :)
    peace to all :)

  10. World_Poofiness

    Berkeley, CA, USA

    Hello everyone,
    I'm also coming to the conference and am looking for people with the couchsurfing spirit to meet up with, exchange ideas and inspirations; and also seeking a place to stay of course. :)
    Thank you!

  11. marion Real

    Biarritz, Aquitaine, France

    Hola !

    We are three people coming from France, with the convivial spirit of Degrowth and would love to discover the local habbits and traditions !

    Please contact us if you want to share you place with us :) !
    All the best,

    Dolce vita & Slowly yours !


  12. Dominique Just

    Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

    Hi wonderful people, I am also looking for a place to stay for some nights during Degrowth week, paired with great conversations and discussions, and a glimpse of the local vibe, language and culture. I would love to share a meal and lots of smiles with you in return. :) I would love to find a host, but would also be happy to meet up for a coffee or beer, even if you can't host me.
    Lots of love from the breezy shore,

  13. Sam Bliss

    Mercer Island, WA, USA

    My parter Marina and I are coming for the conference and degrowth week and we are looking for somewhere to lay our heads the nights of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th of September. We would love to share some good times exploring Budapest and attending events, too, but even just a place to sleep is perfectly great too!

    With gratitude,

  14. Dániel Varga

    Budapest, Budapest, Hungary

    Hello! I have just heard about the conference. I am not sure if I will be in Budapest that time (planning my holiday) but I could offer some place to sleep - 2 bedroom flat, with 2 double matress and one sofa, 4-6 guest could crash if they agree to share the house.. Contact me.

  15. Coni Hepp

    San Gregorio nelle Alpi, Veneto, Italy

    Hello! My partner and I are going to visit Budapest for the the Degrowth Week. Are there any hosts out there? So far we have had no luck. We also appreciate a back yard where we could put up a tent. My partner is Italian, I am from Chile and we met while studying Human Ecology in Sweden.... Please let us know if you have space, thank you in advance!

  16. Emel Aktaş

    Ankara, Ankara, Turkey

    Hey a female host could host me? Thank you :)

  17. Ron-travel

    Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, Bourgogne, France

    Hello from sunny Paris !
    Im looking for a host during the Budapest conference and events.
    Contact me for details !
    (Mouvement Utopia and Connected By Nature)

  18. Adrian Marez

    Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

    A friend and I will also be there, and of course we would enjoy being with some people living in Budapest.
    Please write if you still have two places to share with us.



    Berlin, Berlin, Germany

    Hello lovely Degrowth-Movement in Budapest,
    I am a german activist and journalist going to the conference and still searching for a couch.
    I will travel with my boyfriend, he is a nice guy, too! We could stay in a hostel, but we've never been to Budapest and we would like to get a feeling for the city and its inhabitants... Please dont feel pressured to host us all the days, we are happy about any night that you can host us! Both of us couchsurfed a lot and we appreciate this special way of traveling!
    Im looking forward to hear from you!


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