Tag: conference

COP21: How We Make the Weather

by Dominic Kotas, Copywriter at ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability and alumnus RCC editor. So, after all the planning, speculation, and nervous anticipation, COP21 happened—and was generally seen as a qualified success. I was lucky enough to be in the “Climate Generations” areas (just next door… Continue Reading “COP21: How We Make the Weather”

CfP: Trans-Environmental Dynamics: Understanding and Debating Ontologies, Politics, and History in Latin America

29–31 October 2015, LMU Munich Sponsored by LMU Munich, in cooperation with the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society Conveners: Eveline Dürr (LMU Munich), Ernst Halbmayer (University of Marburg), and Karoline Noack (University of Bonn) This upcoming conference on Latin America links into current debates… Continue Reading “CfP: Trans-Environmental Dynamics: Understanding and Debating Ontologies, Politics, and History in Latin America”

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… Continue Reading “CfP: Manufacturing Landscapes—Nature and Technology in Environmental History”

Anthropocene: New Temporalities, New Spatialities

Post by Helen Pallett It is perhaps self-evident that the advent of the Anthropocene, or at least its announcement, urges us to think deeply about time. Thinking the Anthropocene is simultaneously to situate human society in the context of deep geological time, to draw… Continue Reading “Anthropocene: New Temporalities, New Spatialities”

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… Continue Reading “CfP: Framing Nature”

Conversations on a Boat: ESEH 2013

To mark the opening day of the European Society of Environmental History (ESEH) Conference 2013, here are some short conversations about the conference with former and current Carson Fellows. These videos were recorded yesterday during a field trip to Chiemsee, a lake in Bavaria.… Continue Reading “Conversations on a Boat: ESEH 2013”

Extracting Stories

Workshop: Environmental History of Latin America and the Caribbean – Saisama, Colombia, 8-10 June 2013 Post by Katie Ritson (Managing Editor, RCC) Sasaima is in the Andean hills of the Magdalena valley, in the region of Colombia called Cundinamarca; walking through these rich, green… Continue Reading “Extracting Stories”