Category: Call for Papers

Call for Submissions: Silent Spring Continued  

By Birgit Müller, Sainath Suryanarayanan, Katarzyna Beilin, Susanne Schmitt, Tony Weis, and Serenella Iovino The recent article by Hallmann and others about a more than 75 percent decline in the biomass of flying insects in Germany over the past 27 years has received considerable…

Call for Papers: Migrations, Crossings, Unintended Destinations: Ecological Transfers across the Indian Ocean 1850–1920

Workshop 10 October – 12 October 2018 Location: Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich, Germany Conveners: Ulrike Kirchberger (Kassel University), Christof Mauch (RCC) In the age of high imperialism, thousands of species of plants and animals were transferred between Australia, Asia, and Africa. Some…

Call for Papers: The Environmental History of the Pacific World

Conference – Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China 24 May – 26 May 2018 Location: Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China Sponsors: The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich; Department of History and The Center for Oceania Studies, Sun Yat Sen…

CfP: “Transformations of the Earth”—International Graduate Student Workshop in Environmental History

Location: Renmin University, China Conveners: Christof Mauch (Rachel Carson Center), Mingfang Xia (Renmin University), Donald Worster (Renmin University) This conference is open to advanced graduate students and early postdocs, regardless of department, discipline, or country. The purpose of the conference is to provide promising,…

CfP: The Anthropocene in Museums: Reflections, Projections and Imaginings

Date and Location: 3-4 December 2015, Deutsches Museum, Munich Convenors: Kirsten Wehner (National Museum of Australia), Libby Robin (Australian National University) Jenny Newell (American Museum of Natural History), Helmuth Trischler, Rachel Carson Center/Deutsches Museum Sponsors: Deutsches Museum, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society,…

CfP: Foreign Bodies, Intimate Ecologies: Transformations in Environmental History

Conveners: Dr Emily O’Gorman (Macquarie University), Dr Ruth Morgan (Monash University), Prof. Christof Mauch (Rachel Carson Center), Dr Cameron Muir (The Australian National University), Dr Alessandro Antonello (University of Oregon) Sponsors: Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, LMU, Munich, Germany; Sydney Environment Institute,…

CfP: Men and Nature: Gender, Power, and Environmental Change

Date: 26–28 February 2016 Location: Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, LMU Munich, Germany Conveners: Sherilyn MacGregor (Keele University, UK) and Nicole Seymour (California State University, Fullerton, USA) “Gender,” in the environmental humanities and social sciences, has long been synonymous with “women.” Feminist…

CfA: Doctoral Program “Environment and Society” at LMU Munich, Germany

The doctoral program “Environment and Society” invites applications from graduates in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences who wish to research the complex relationships between environment and society on an interdisciplinary basis. The program is based at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and…

CfP: Consuming the World: Eating and Drinking in Culture, History, and Environment

Location: Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Munich Conveners: Michelle Mart (Penn State University, Berks Campus), Daniel Philippon (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities), Hanna Schösler (University of Bayreuth) The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, a joint initiative of LMU Munich and…

CfA: Erasmus Exchange between RCC Environmental Studies Certificate Program and Alpen-Adria-Universität (AAU), Austria

The RCC is excited to announce a new Erasmus+ exchange program, to take place between our environmental studies certificate program at LMU and the Faculty for Interdisciplinary Research and Further Education (Interdisziplinäre Forschung und Fortbildung, IFF) at the Alpen-Adria-Universität (AAU) in Klagenfurt, Austria. Those…