Tag Archive: Environmental History

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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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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