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Berlin-Brandenburg Colloquium on Environmental History

Berlin-Brandenburg Colloquium for Environmental History

The Berlin-Brandenburg Colloquium for Environmental history is happy to announce its schedule of talks for the coming spring/summer semester. This seminar series was initially conceived on the margins of a conference at the Rachel Carson Centre in Munich in early 2012, and has been running since the

Seeking Co-Author: Environmental Pharmacology

Hello, 

I am seeking a PhD-holding co-author for an encyclopedia article titled "Environmental Pharmacology" (2000 words). The piece is for the Encyclopedia of Pharmacology and Society, published by SAGE. Editors there are currently soliticing only from PhD-holders. My interests are American drug use and environmental history, but as an incoming doctoral candidate at the University of Florida I am ineligibe to contribute without a co-author. Please contact me if you would like to learn more. The article deadline is June 1, 2014. Thanks! 

Best, 
Kyle Bridge

CFP: Transformations of the Ecology Movement. From the 'Limits to Growth' (1972) to the Rio Conference (1992)

Call for Papers

Transformations of the Ecology Movement.
From the 'Limits to Growth' (1972) to the Rio Conference (1992)

Organisers: Green Memory Archive (Archiv Grünes Gedächtnis) of the Green Political Foundation (Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung), Berlin;
Dr. Christoph Becker-Schaum, Green Memory Archive;
Dr. Jan-Henrik Meyer, Aarhus University, Department of Culture and Society.

Place, Time: 14 / 15 November 2014. Green Memory Archive, Eldenaer Str. 35, D-10247 Berlin/Germany

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Nicholas Terpstra, Colin Rose, eds.
Reviewer: 
Victoria L. McAlister

McAlister on Terpstra and Rose, 'Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence: Historical GIS and the Early Modern City'

Nicholas Terpstra, Colin Rose, eds. Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence: Historical GIS and the Early Modern City. Routledge Research in Digital Humanities Series. New York: Routledge, 2016. Illustrations. 236 pp. $170.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-18489-3.

Reviewed by Victoria L. McAlister (Southeast Missouri State University) Published on H-Environment (October, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Christopher M. Church
Reviewer: 
Alyssa Peterson

Peterson on Church, 'Paradise Destroyed: Catastrophe and Citizenship in the French Caribbean'

Christopher M. Church. Paradise Destroyed: Catastrophe and Citizenship in the French Caribbean. France Overseas: Studies in Empire and Decolonization Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. Illustrations, maps, tables. 324 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-9099-0

Author: 
Jill Lenk Schilp
Reviewer: 
Hannah Palsa

Palsa on Schilp, 'Dogs in Health Care: Pioneering Animal-Human Partnerships'

Jill Lenk Schilp. Dogs in Health Care: Pioneering Animal-Human Partnerships. Dogs in Our World Series. Jefferson: McFarland, 2019. Illustrations. 221 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7394-3

Reviewed by Hannah Palsa (Kansas State University) Published on H-Environment (October, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Eva Horn
Reviewer: 
Jason Ludwig

Ludwig on Horn, 'The Future as Catastrophe: Imagining Disaster in the Modern Age'

Eva Horn. The Future as Catastrophe: Imagining Disaster in the Modern Age. Translated by Valentine Pakis. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 296 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-18862-3; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18863-0

Author: 
Paul Lindholdt, ed.
Reviewer: 
Bradley Snow

Snow on Lindholdt, 'The Spokane River'

Paul Lindholdt, ed. The Spokane River. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2018. 283 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-295-74313-4; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-74420-9. 

Reviewed by Bradley Snow (Montana State University) Published on H-Environment (October, 2020) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)