CfP

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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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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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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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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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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CfP: Below the Surface: A New Wave of Interdisciplinary Mediterranean Studies and Environmental Changes

“Below the Surface: A New Wave of Interdisciplinary Mediterranean Studies and Environmental Changes” is an international research initiative aiming at creating an interdisciplinary dialogue on the environmental history of the Modern Mediterranean with a focus on its coastal and marine ecosystems. The initiative’s first workshop will take place in Menton (in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in southeastern France) on October 18-20,…
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CfP: Being with Others in More-Than-Human Worlds

Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Anthropology is organising a graduate conference entitled “Being with Others in More-Than-Human Worlds” on May 4-5, 2018.  Graduate student submissions from diverse backgrounds to raise an interdisciplinary discussion on the theme of being with others in more-than-human worlds is encouraged.  If you have an existing research on human-nonhuman entanglements, you are welcome to submit your proposals (an…
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CFP: Urban Environmental Histories of the Late Ottoman Empire

Call for Papers for MESA 2018 PANEL TITLE: Urban Environmental Histories of the Late Ottoman Empire PANEL SUMMARY: The long nineteenth century witnessed a process of regeneration and modernization that swept through the urban centers of the Ottoman Empire affecting both the hubs of political authority and economic power and the small peripheral towns. During the Tanzimat period, for instance, when…
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