Category: Call for Papers

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…

CfA: PhD/Doctoral Researchers in Collaboration with ENHANCE ITN

The Rachel Carson Center is participating in a new European graduate training network, the Environmental Humanities for a Concerned Europe (ENHANCE) Innovative Training Network (ITN). ENHANCE ITN is now seeking outstanding applicants for 12 PhD/doctoral researchers. Please see the program website for information about eligibility, stipends,…

CfP: Workshop on Human Niche Construction

Date: 16–17 October 2015 Location: Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, LMU Munich Conveners: Maurits Ertsen, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands; Edmund Russell, University of Kansas, USA; Christof Mauch, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Germany In changing their environment, organisms change…

CfP: Global Deserts: Environmental History in the Arid Lands

Location: University of Arizona Sponsors: The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, LMU Munich, Germany; Temple University, Philadelphia, USA; the University of Arizona, Tuscon; and the University of California, Davis. The goal of this conference is to examine and discuss, in a comparative…

CfP: Religion in the Anthropocene: Challenges, Idolatries, Transformations

Fifth International Conference of the European Forum for the Study of Religion and Environment, 14–17 May 2015. The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society is collaborating with the European Forum for the Study of Religion and the Environment (EFSRE) to bring you a conference on “Religion in…

CfP: Manufacturing Landscapes—Nature and Technology in Environmental History

28–31 May 2015, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Co-sponsored by the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, LMU Munich, and the Center for Ecological History, Renmin University of China Nuclear power plants, bullet trains, factory farms, and ancient rice paddies are all…

CfP: Co-evolving Socioeconomic Arrangements and Landscapes

RCC alumnus Maurits Ertsen announces the following call for papers. In order to build understanding on and provide empirical evidence for co-evolving social/economic arrangements and landscapes as environmental systems, two sessions are organized at two different venues. A session on Co-evolution of water systems…

CfP: Linking Biological and Cultural Diversity in Europe

1st European Conference for the Implementation of the UNESCO-SCBD Joint Programme on Biological and Cultural Diversity Dates: 8-11 April 2014, Florence, Italy The Conference Scientific Committee welcomes submission of abstracts for presentations in technical and poster sessions. For more information please download the CfP…

CfP: Framing Nature

“Framing Nature: Signs, Stories, and Ecologies of Meaning” The European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture, and the Environment (EASLCE) biennial conference and the Nordic Network for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies (NIES) IX conference. Hosted by the Department of Semiotics at the University of…