H-Environment Roundtable on Zallen, American Lucifiers

Dear Colleagues,

I'm happy to announce a new edition of H-Environment Roundtables. This one discusses Jeremy Zallen's American Lucifers: the Dark History of Artificial Light, 1750-1865. The exchanges between the commentators and author are a fruitful examination of labor and progress tales in history. Please enjoy and distribute widely.


Roundtable Review, Vol. 13, No. 1 (2023)

Project Information Literacy, with Dr. Alison J. Head

From Circulating Ideas:

"Guest host Troy Swanson chats with Dr. Alison J. Head, founder and director of Project Information Literacy, about PIL’s early days, PIL’s unique place in the information literacy research field, the importance of student and information agency, and what’s next for the PIL group!"

Symposium: "Prisoners of the Asia-Pacific War" (Feb 7-8)

We are pleased to announce the opening of our online symposium titled “Prisoners of the Asia-Pacific War: History, Memory, and Forgetting” to registered audience members. The symposium will be held across two days between 16:00-19:30 on Tuesday, February 7 and 9:00-17:00 on Wednesday, February 8, Japan time. This symposium brings together scholars researching the histories, memorialization and forgetting of prisoners and prison camps of the Asia Pacific War. See the schedule below.

Upcoming Workshops - DAAD-funded Project 'Teaching German in a Transcultural World', online (01. – 02.02.2023)

Registration is open for a series of online workshops on the theme of identity as part of the DAAD-funded project 'Teaching German in a Transcultural World' at the University of Birmingham, UK. The events on European identity are open to students, teachers, academics and others. The first workshop already took place on 18-19 January. The next events take place at 16:00-19:00 UK time on 1-2 February and 22-23 February. 

The events will be held online (on Zoom). To receive the Zoom link, please register using the following link:


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