CfP

CfP: Istanbul Unbound: Environmental Approaches to the City (Istanbul, April 8-11, 2021)

Istanbul Research Institute and Pera Museum organize Istanbul Unbound: Environmental Approaches to the City, an international conference that seeks to offer new insights on the complex layers of Istanbul’s urban landscape, to be held in April 8-11, 2021, at the Pera Museum. The conference brings together innovative studies in the field of environmental history, political ecology, and critical art studies that…
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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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