Fellowship: Environmental Humanities Visiting Research Fellowships, University of Edinburgh

In collaboration with the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at the University of Edinburgh, the Edinburgh Environmental Humanities Network is giving Visiting Fellowships of between two and four months. Fellowships are intended to encourage outstanding interdisciplinary research, international scholarly collaboration, and networking activities of Visiting Research Fellows with a specific focus on the Environmental Humanities. Fellows will be expected to give…
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PhD Fellowship: Iowa State University PhD program in Rural, Agricultural, Technological and Environmental (RATE) History

Iowa State University’s PhD program in Rural, Agricultural, Technological and Environmental (RATE) History invites applications for a 6-year, fully-funded PhD fellowship in Indian Ocean World and Middle Eastern Environmental History. With generous support from the ISU Department of History, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Office of the Vice President for Research, this fellowship will provide six years…
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Job: Tenure-track Assistant Professor, History of Science & Medicine at Yale University

Yale University’s Program in History of Science and Medicine seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in transnational or cross-cultural history of science, technology, health, or the body, to begin July 1, 2019.  Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. More information about the position can be found here.

CfA: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science & Technology Studies

With the sponsorship of the Society for the Humanities, Cornell University’s Department of Science & Technology Studies invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship position beginning July 1, 2019. The fellowship offers a stipend of $53,000/year. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2018. More information on the fellowship can be found here.

CfP: 10th Biennial European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, 21 to 25 August 2019

The European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) has just released the CfP for the 10th biennial conference that will take place in Tallinn, Estonia on 19-21 August 2019. The conference will be hosted by the Estonian Centre for Environmental History (KAJAK), Tallinn University. Proposals can be submitted through the ESEH online submission system by October 31, 2018. For more information about…
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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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