Tag: academia

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”

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”

Greening of LMU: How Sustainable Do We Want to Be?

By Robert Emmett Date and Location: 9 July 2015, LMU, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, Munich. Technological fixes are not going to solve the capitalism-climate collision in any transcendental, universal sense. We’re not greening ourselves out of the social-environmental challenges ahead with clever gadgets. Instead, as the… Continue Reading “Greening of LMU: How Sustainable Do We Want to Be?”

Making Tracks: Chioma Daisy Onyige

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. “Omoku: My Environment, My Heritage, My Reality.” By Chioma Daisy Onyige I was… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Chioma Daisy Onyige”

Snapshot: ESEH Preparation!

RCC Editors Stephanie Hood and Marielle Dado, and Research Associate Susanne Darabas have been preparing for the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) 2015 conference in Versailles! Come and visit us at our book table, where we will be showcasing our Perspectives journal including a brand new volume, “The Imagination… Continue Reading “Snapshot: ESEH Preparation!”

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 30 September 2015 will be considered. The Environmental Studies Certificate Program provides LMU students from all disciplines with the opportunity to gain an additional interdisciplinary… Continue Reading “CfA: Environmental Studies Certificate Program”

Place-based Workshop 2015—Environmental Studies in the Benediktbeuern Klosterland

by Robert Emmett Last year several students and I blogged about the first place-based workshop with the Environmental Studies Certificate Program. This year we built upon our 2014 experiences at Osterseen.

Photo of the Week: Helmuth Trischler

Honghe Hani Rice Terraces—a famous UNESCO world cultural heritage site in southwest China’s Yunnan province. Hani people have cultivated the land into terraced rice paddies for at least 1,300 years, creating a unique manufactured landscape.