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CFP: Man and Water: History of the Relationship - Novosibirsk, Russia, Nov. 2015

Dear Colleagues!
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the International scientific conference "Man and Water: History of the relationship," which will be held on November 27-28, 2015 in Siberian State University of Water Transport. The conference will focus on a wide range of issues related to the study of the place and role of water resources in sustaining life of human society. The conference program will include the following topics:
- Water as a beverage,
- Water as a mean of hygiene and recreation,
- Water as a food resource;

Re: CFP: Envirotechnical Histories of Waste Management -A SEH 2016 Panel

Is there a link to the conference website? Or more details on the conference? Thanks!


Response from Jordan Howell:

Hello --

Certainly -- all of the info about the conference is available at The conference is in Seattle, March 30-April 3, 2016

Thanks and take care,

-- Jordan

CFP: Envirotechnical Histories of Waste Management -A SEH 2016 Panel

Solid waste management (SWM) is a common thread through all of human existence, irrespective of time and space. Everyone must address the question of refuse: what do we do with unwanted materials? Each society has answered this question in accordance with its own sensibilities, resulting in a wide variety of disposal practices. Understanding this variation is critical, because in any format, the technical practices and processes of SWM introduce ecological, economic, and social challenges.

CFP: Spatial & Digital History network, European Social Science History Conference, 30 March – 2 April 2016, Valencia, Spain

(Apologies for crossposting.)

Deadline extended to 15 May 2015

The Spatial & Digital History network of the European Social Science History Conference 2016 welcomes papers on all aspects of the use of new technologies to study the past. These include:

  • Historical GIS
  • Spatial humanities
  • History and computing
  • Digital history 

Themes of particular relevance include – but are not limited to – the following: