Tag: conference

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…