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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Call for Books: Turku Book Prize 2019

The European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) and the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC), are pleased to announce the call for entries for the 2019 Turku Book Prize in European Environmental History that they jointly sponsor every two years. With the purpose of identifying and encouraging excellent, innovative, and well-written scholarship in the field of European environmental…
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Anadolu’da Enfeksiyon Hastalıkları Tarihi Antolojisi

 Anadolu’da Enfeksiyon Hastalıkları Tarihi Antolojisi isimli 12 kitaplık proje kapsamında Tarihsel Süreçte Anadolu’da Sıtma isimli çalışma Mayıs 2017’de yayımlanmıştı. Antolojinin ikinci kitabı olan Tarihsel Süreçte Anadolu’da Kuduz geçtiğimiz günlerde çıktı. Derleme kitabın editörleri Dr. Eren Akçiçek, Doç. Dr. Şükran Köse, Çağrı Büke ve Fevzi Çakmak. Antolojinin üçüncü kitabı Tarihsel Süreçte Anadolu’da Cüzzam‘a katkı sağlamak isteyen araştırmacılar makalelerini Mayıs 2018’e kadar saglikantoloji@gmail.com adresine gönderilebilir.

CfA: Post-Doc in Environmental History at the University of Manchester

History Department of the University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Presidential Fellow specialising in environmental history. Applications are welcome from researchers working on any historical period or geographical area, whose research is concerned with the environment, broadly defined. The successful applicant will join a school-wide research community that has strengths in the history of water, ‘natural’ disasters, maritime contacts, environment…
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M.A. Program in Ottoman History in Crete

Τhe Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete and the Institute for Mediterranean Studies of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FO.R.T.H.) announce that they will jointly run an English-language M.A. Program in Ottoman History as of September 2018. The Program will be held in Rethymno, a beautiful Venetian, Ottoman, and Modern Greek town on the island…
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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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Post-Doc: Tel Aviv University, The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies

The Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies will award two post-doctoral fellowships of $30,000 each, for the academic year of 2018-2019. Fellows will conduct their research under the supervision of a senior faculty member from the Zvi Yavetz School of History. They are expected to reside in the Tel Aviv area. Tel Aviv University PhD holders are not eligible. Candidates…
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Post-Doc Position: University of Southern California, Middle East Studies

The Department of Middle East Studies at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles invites applications for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship in Middle East Studies. Researchers with training in Environmental Studies, anthropology, political economy, urban studies, and geography are particularly welcome to apply. This fellowship is renewable for up to three years contingent upon administrative approval. In addition to…
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