Ottoman Environmental Historian Alan Mikhail Receives Anneliese Maier Research Award

Alan Mikhail, professor of Ottoman and environmental history, was recently honored with the 2018 Anneliese Maier Research Award given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Mikhail was one of eight researchers selected from 111 nominees for this award. Each award is valued at €250,000 and is granted to outstanding humanities scholars and social scientists who are nominated by collaborative partners…
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CfA: Humboldt-Yale History Network Travel Grants

Funded by the Anneliese Maier Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and with support from Yale University, the Humboldt Yale History Network is offering up to 10 short-term research grants of between $1,000 and $4,000 to support travel (for up to three months) to or within Europe for research on environmental history. Further information on the application process…
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Job: LSE Fellow in the History of the Ottoman Empire/History of Turkey

The Department of International History at the London School of Economics invites applications for an LSE Fellow in the History of the Ottoman Empire/History of Turkey, for the next academic session to commence in September 2018, for a period of 12 months. The successful candidate will contribute to the scholarship and intellectual life of the School by conducting teaching and research which…
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Job: University Lectureship in Modern Turkish History and Culture (Leiden University)

Faculty of Humanities, Leiden Institute for Area Studies is looking for a University Lectureship in modern Turkish history and culture. The position is full time (38 hours per week), fixed-term post from 1 August 2018 through 31 July 2020. Applications close on May 13, 2018. More information about selection criteria, terms and conditions, and application process can be found here.

Camille Cole wins the Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize

Camille Cole,  a PhD candidate in the History Department at Yale University and a member of our network, received the Joel A. Tarr Prize for the best article, published in either a journal or edited volume, on the relationship between technology and the environment in history. Cole’s award-winning article, “Precarious Empires: A Social and Environmental History of Steam Navigation on…
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CfP: Below the Surface: A New Wave of Interdisciplinary Mediterranean Studies and Environmental Changes

The international research initiative “Below the Surface: A New Wave of Interdisciplinary Mediterranean Studies and Environmental Changes” is organizing a workshop wants to explore future research directions and new collaborative efforts across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. For the workshop that will take place on October 18-20, 2018 at the Menton Campus of Science Po Paris, the conveners invite…
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Konferans: ‘Muhteşem’ Yıllardan ‘Büyük Kaçgun’a: 16 ve 17. Yüzyıllarda Anadolu’da İklim Tarımsal Üretim ve Nüfus Hareketleri

Tarih Vakfı Ankara Tartışmaları’nın bu haftaki konuğu Osmanlı ve çevre tarihçisi Dr. Mehmet Kuru olacak. Sabancı Üniversitesi Öğretim Üyesi Kuru, ‘Muhteşem’ Yıllardan ‘Büyük Kaçgun’a: 16 ve 17. Yüzyıllarda Anadolu’da İklim Tarımsal Üretim ve Nüfus Hareketleri başlıklı bir konferans verecek.

Job: Junior Professorship in History of Technology and Environmental History (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is our goal to make significant contributions to mastering the global challenges of mankind in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9300 employees of KIT cooperate in a broad range of disciplines…
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CfA: ESEH Next Generation Action Team

The Board of the European Society for Environmental History is seeking applications by doctoral student and post-doctoral researchers to join ESEH’s Next Generation Action Team 2018-2019 (NEXTGATe). NEXTGATe’s mission is to strengthen the presence and influence of next generation scholars on the environmental history field in Europe and beyond. Successful applicants will collaborate with ESEH’s Next Generation Coordinator, Viktor Pál…
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