Tag Archive: Environmental History

Job: Two University Assistant (prae doc and post doc) Positions at the University of Vienna

  The University of Vienna, Institut für Orientalistik (conventionally: Department of Near Eastern Studies) offers two university assistant (prae doc and post doc) positions. Environmental historians are welcome to apply. See the application websites for more information about the positions and application procedure: University Assistant (prae doc, duration of employment: 4 years) University Assistant (post doc, duration of employment 6: years) Applications…
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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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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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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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Job: Junior Professorship in History of Technology and Environmental History (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is our goal to make significant contributions to mastering the global challenges of mankind in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9300 employees of KIT cooperate in a broad range of disciplines…
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CfA: ESEH Next Generation Action Team

The Board of the European Society for Environmental History is seeking applications by doctoral student and post-doctoral researchers to join ESEH’s Next Generation Action Team 2018-2019 (NEXTGATe). NEXTGATe’s mission is to strengthen the presence and influence of next generation scholars on the environmental history field in Europe and beyond. Successful applicants will collaborate with ESEH’s Next Generation Coordinator, Viktor Pál…
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The First Conference on Ottoman/Turkish Environmental History Took Place in Hamburg

The “Environmental History of the Ottoman Empire and Turkey” conference, organized by the TürkeiEuropaZentrum (TEZ) of the University of Hamburg, took place in Hamburg, Germany on 27-28 October 2017. The conference was funded by the Asia Africa Institute of the University of Hamburg (AAI), German Research Foundation (DFG), and the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH). The two-day conference was…
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Job: Lecturer in Environmental History, The University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a specialist working on any aspect of environmental history, in any historical period, and in any geographical region. The appointee would teach and conduct research on the changing uses of, and attitudes towards natural environments in human societies over time. S/he should be an outstanding academic teacher, have a strong track record of…
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