Tag: academia

CfA: RCC Doctoral Program “Environment and Society”

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. Our program is based at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment… Continue Reading “CfA: RCC Doctoral Program “Environment and Society””

Student Research: Food Waste

by Sibylle Zavala (with Ramona Mayr and Thomas Müller), Environmental Studies Certificate Program students Our final project, and that of our fellow students, was pioneering work. As a biologist, an interculturalist, and an environmental planner, we formed a rather interdisciplinary group. We wondered what we could… Continue Reading “Student Research: Food Waste”

Student Project: Krautgarten

by Adrian Franco, LMU and Environmental Studies Certificate Program Student Which spaces at our university provide the right kind of ground for gardening? How does urban farming work, and is it realistically achievable? How can we develop an understanding of the plants we eat by… Continue Reading “Student Project: Krautgarten”

Call for Participants: User Perspectives in Library Planning

by Adrian Franco, LMU and Environmental Studies Certificate Program Student After a request made to Munich’s library directorate for information on the institution’s planned strategies for future challenges—especially management opinion on how such efforts could be harmonized with communication devices—I was kindly invited to bring fellow… Continue Reading “Call for Participants: User Perspectives in Library Planning”

CfA: Internships at the RCC

The RCC is a joint project of the LMU and the Deutsches Museum. An internship here provides students with the opportunity to gain experience in working in an academic institution, as well as gaining valuable skills in the following fields: • organizing conferences and events… Continue Reading “CfA: Internships at the RCC”

Making Tracks: Jenny Price

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. “And you ask yourself, well . . . How did I get… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Jenny Price”

Job: Editor/Communications Associate

The RCC is looking for a recent graduate and/or doctoral student to join its communications team. The position will start ideally on 15 November 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter. Editing and communications staff work part time (19h/week) as a member of a… Continue Reading “Job: Editor/Communications Associate”

CfA: Environmental Studies Certificate Program

We are currently accepting applications for the Environmental Studies Certificate Program starting in the winter semester 2015/16. Applications received before 1 October 2015 will be considered. More information on the application process can be found here. Learn more about the program on the website… Continue Reading “CfA: Environmental Studies Certificate Program”

Snapshot: RCC Celebrates New Funding Phase

By Stephanie Hood Last week, staff, students, and Fellows at the Rachel Carson Center celebrated the center receiving grant approval for its second funding phase, which begins today and is to last six years.

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,… Continue Reading “CfP: Foreign Bodies, Intimate Ecologies: Transformations in Environmental History”