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CfP: Experiencing Pacific Environments – 11th ESfO Conference (European Society of Oceanists)

11th ESfO Conference (European Society of Oceanists) to be held at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany, 29 June 2017 – 02 July 2017

Call for Papers – Deadline: 28 February 2017

Conference Theme -- Experiencing Pacific Environments

Conference registration now open: "New Perspectives in Environmental History," Yale University, Saturday, April 22, 2017

“New Perspectives in Environmental History”

A Northeast Regional Conference

Saturday, April 22, 2017  |  9:30AM-5:00PM

Luce Hall, Yale University  |  New Haven, Connecticut


Yale Environmental History is pleased to announce its upcoming northeast environmental history conference, “New Perspectives in Environmental History.” Please join us in New Haven for a lively day of talks and discussion on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

Steve Bradshaw
Sibylle Zavala

Zavala on Steve Bradshaw, 'Anthropocene'

Steve Bradshaw. Anthropocene. Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films, 2015. Documentary film, DVD, 97 mins.

Reviewed by Sibylle Zavala (Environmental Consultant, Board Member of the Association for Biology, Biosciences and Biomedicine in Germany in Bavaria (VBIO e.V.))
Published on H-Water (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Yan Gao

Humans' Signature on Planet Earth

Archipelagos, islands and shores: history of land use and urban planning in the fifteen and sixteen century Atlantic world

Short Abstract

This panel proposes to discuss how different building cultures adapted to new worlds and environments, and how archipelagos, island and shores were used as experimentatio