CfP: Histories of Nature and Environments: Shaping Landscapes (Lisbon, 21-22 November 2019)

The Centre for History (CH-ULisboa) of the University of Lisbon, the Centre for the Humanities (CHAM) of the NOVA University of Lisbon and the Centre for Administration and Public Policies (CAPP) of the University of Lisbon are hosting a two-day conference with the title “Histories of Nature and Environments: Shaping Landscapes” on November 21-22, 2019.  Suggested but not exclusive main topics…
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Crowdfunding Campaign for the Tallinn Dissertation Prize

The Tallinn Dissertation Prize was established by the European Society for Environmental History Board in 2018 to reward innovative doctoral dissertations based on original research in European environmental history. The Prize was named after Tallinn, the city where it will be awarded for the first time at the 10th ESEH Biennial Conference in 2019. The Dissertation Prize aims at supporting early career…
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Fellowship: Research Fellowships at the University of Oslo – The Epidemics Project

A Doctoral Research Fellowship (3 years) and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (2,5 years) is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo. The fellowships are funded by the Research Council Norway and are associated with the project “The Lifetimes of Epidemics in Europe and the Middle East” led by Ass. Prof. Einar Wigen.  

Job: Two University Assistant (prae doc and post doc) Positions at the University of Vienna

  The University of Vienna, Institut für Orientalistik (conventionally: Department of Near Eastern Studies) offers two university assistant (prae doc and post doc) positions. Environmental historians are welcome to apply. See the application websites for more information about the positions and application procedure: University Assistant (prae doc, duration of employment: 4 years) University Assistant (post doc, duration of employment 6: years) Applications…
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CfP: Exploring the Connected Histories of Meteorology, Agriculture and the Environment (Berlin, 9 October 2019)

Exploring the Connected Histories of Meteorology, Agriculture and the Environment Workshop, TU Berlin, Germany, 9 October 2019 Organised by the DFG-Project “Environmental Factors in Agriculture: Observation and Experiment in Agricultural Meteorology (ca 1900-1950)” Submission deadline for proposals: 30 December 2018 As the nineteenth-century saying goes, it is not the farmer, but the good weather that makes the corn grow (Fuller…
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CfA: 2 Postdoctoral Positions Within the Project “The Fate of Nations: Natural Resources and Historical Development, 1880-2015”

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU, Trondheim), Department of Historical Studies, offers two full-time 2,5-year (30 months) Postdoctoral positions within the project “The Fate of Nations: Natural resources and historical development, 1880-2015“, funded by the Norwegian Research Council (NFR). The project explores the global political economy of natural resources from 1880 to the present. See the application website for…
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CfP: The Nature of Health, the Health of Nature: Perspectives from History and the Humanities, Renmin University of China, Beijing (30.05.2019 – 01.06.2018)

Since Rachel Carson’s path-breaking book Silent Spring (1962), many experts and citizens have been trying to understand how the health of nature and of human beings are related in the past, present, and future. Old concepts of disease and illness have been challenged by more holistic approaches that link humans to their environmental conditions. Toxic residues in the air, water,…
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St Andrews Article Prize in European Environmental History

The European Society for Environmental History welcomes submissions for the 2019 St Andrews Article Prize in European Environmental History. The prize rewards innovative and well-written article-length research in the field of European environmental history. Articles (or book chapters that are to be read as a stand-alone work) published in 2017 or 2018 on any subject in European environmental history, including…
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ESEH Research Grant 2018

The ESEH Research Grant was created to assist outstanding PhD graduate students and recent PhD graduates in completing their research in environmental history. The grant provides a single payment of €500 for research and travel in the field of environmental history, without geographical or chronological restriction. TWO such grants are expected to be awarded in 2018. The funds must be…
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