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Folger Before 'Farm to Table' project offers graduate workshop in December

The Folger Institute’s Mellon-funded Before ‘Farm to Table’: Early Modern Foodways and Cultures project is pleased to offer graduate students funding to attend a workshop at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC in December 2019. 

Please circulate this call for applications widely to graduate students with research interests in food and food studies:

Hagley Center Grants/Fellowships Announcement

The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Delaware is pleased to announce the recipients of grants and fellowships awarded July 25th, 2019.    Please note that the next deadline for applications for the exploratory and Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship is October 31st.  The H. B.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Environment: 5 August to 12 August 2019

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
 5 August 2019 to 12 August 2019.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Environment.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.



ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY / STUDIES

Call for Papers «Plantations and their Afterlives: Materialities, Durabilities, Struggles» Symposium, April, 1-3, 2020, ICS, University of Lisbon

Call for Papers

«Plantations and their Afterlives: Materialities, Durabilities, Struggles» Symposium

April, 1-3, 2020, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon

 

Convenors: Marta Macedo, Irene Peano, Colette Le Petitcorps

Organizer: The Colour of Labour: The Racialised Lives of Migrants ERC AdG 2015 - 695573, PI Cristiana Bastos

Keynote address: Deborah A. Thomas, Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

 

Conference in Cuba on Emancipation, Diversity, and the Planet (2nd call)

 

The First International Congress on a Philosophy for Emancipation, Diversity, and the Life of the Planet and the Twenty-Second International Conference on An Alternative Political Science will be held in Havana, Cuba from November 19 to November 23, 2019.

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Venus Bivar
Reviewer: 
Ruth Sandwell

Sandwell on Bivar, 'Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France'

Venus Bivar. Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4118-8.

Reviewed by Ruth Sandwell (University of Toronto) Published on H-Environment (June, 2019) Commissioned by Dolly Jørgensen (University of Stavanger)

Author: 
Brian James Leech
Reviewer: 
Arn M. Keeling

Keeling on Leech, 'The City That Ate Itself: Butte, Montana and Its Expanding Berkeley Pit'

Brian James Leech. The City That Ate Itself: Butte, Montana and Its Expanding Berkeley Pit. Mining and Society Series. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2018. 376 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-943859-42-9.

Reviewed by Arn M. Keeling (Memorial University of Newfoundland) Published on H-Environment (October, 2018) Commissioned by Dolly Jørgensen (University of Stavanger)

Author: 
Kristin Reynolds, Nevin Cohen
Reviewer: 
Robert Gioielli

Gioielli on Reynolds and Cohen, 'Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City'

Kristin Reynolds, Nevin Cohen. Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City. Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2016. 216 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-4950-3; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4949-7.

Reviewed by Robert Gioielli (University of Cincinnati) Published on H-Environment (April, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac (Western Michigan University)

Author: 
Cheri Register
Reviewer: 
Molly Rozum

Rozum on Register, 'The Big Marsh: The Story of a Lost Landscape'

Cheri Register. The Big Marsh: The Story of a Lost Landscape. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2016. Illustrations. 288 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87351-995-3.

Reviewed by Molly Rozum (University of South Dakota) Published on H-Environment (April, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac (Western Michigan University)

Author: 
Miranda Johnson
Reviewer: 
John Sandlos

Sandlos on Johnson, 'The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State'

Miranda Johnson. The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 248 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-060006-8; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-060002-0.

Reviewed by John Sandlos (Memorial University of Newfoundland) Published on H-Environment (February, 2018) Commissioned by David T. Benac

Recent Roundtable Reviews

H-Environment Roundtable Reviews

Dear Colleagues,

Announcing a new edition of H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, featuring Karen Routledge's Do You See Ice?: Inuit Americans at Home and Away. Please enjoy and distribute widely. 

https://networks.h-net.org/routledge-do-you-see-ice-roundtable-review-vol-9-no-6-2019

Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 6 (2019) 

TitleDo You See Ice?: Inuit Americans at Home and Away

Author: Karen Routledge

Barandiaran, 'Science and Environment in Chile,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 5 (2019)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 9, No. 5 (2019)

TitleScience and Environment in Chile: The Politics of Expert Advice in a Neoliberal Democracy

Author: Javiera Barandiarán

Commentators: Andra B. Chastain, Frederico Freitas, Javier Puente, Emily Wakild.

Editor: Keith Makoto Woodhouse

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