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CFP: 2016 Urban History Group Conference, Re-Evaluating the Place of the City in History, University of Cambridge, 31 March – 1 April

As the devolution of powers to cities gains political momentum in the UK it brings into sharper focus the roles of towns and cities in previous times and cultures.

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.