CfP: Third NEHT Workshop 2021

Environmental Histories of the Ottoman and post-Ottoman World The Anthropocene: From Empire to Nation-States University of Vienna, 16-18 September 2021 Keynote:John McNeill (Georgetown University) Building the Anthropocene:A Global Environmental History of Industrialization, 1780—1920 Environmental history is a growing field of study for scholars of the Ottoman Empire and nation-states in the post-Ottoman territories, especially Turkey. Over the past decade, environmental…
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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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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

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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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