Tag: society

“Key Debates in Environmental Anthropology”—A Report on the Inaugural Conference of the Environmental Anthropology Working Group

by Oliver Liebig On 26th and 27th September 2016, the Environmental Anthropology Working Group (a subgroup of the German Anthropological Association) met at the Rachel Carson Center for their inaugural conference. The meeting was convened to discuss the key debates and standpoints in environmental… Continue Reading ““Key Debates in Environmental Anthropology”—A Report on the Inaugural Conference of the Environmental Anthropology Working Group”

Making Tracks: Salma Monani

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. “70mm is Big!” Rethinking Cinema, Otherness, and Ecological Relations by Salma Monani… Continue Reading “Making Tracks: Salma Monani”

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.

CfA: Doctoral Program “Environment and Society” at LMU Munich, Germany

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. The program is based at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and… Continue Reading “CfA: Doctoral Program “Environment and Society” at LMU Munich, Germany”

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… Continue Reading “CfP: Religion in the Anthropocene: Challenges, Idolatries, Transformations”

RCC Awarded Funding by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Grant will allow RCC to apply the aggregation and publication tool PressForward to the Ant Spider Bee: Exploring Digital Environmental Humanities blog