Call for Papers: Livestock as Global and Imperial Commodities: Economies, Ecologies and Knowledge Regimes, c. 1500 – present

Livestock as Global and Imperial Commodities: Economies, Ecologies and Knowledge Regimes, c. 1500 – present

Annual Commodities of Empire International Workshop, Freie Universität Berlin, 14-15 July 2022

CFP Italian Empire: Call for Papers for AAIS session, May 13-15, 2022

Ciao fellow Italianists! I'm putting together a session for the American Association for Italian Studies' annual conference (online portion: May 13-15, 2022), and welcome paper proposals.

Session title: Italy's Empire

Session organizer: Shira Klein, Associate Professor at Chapman University

Berlin-Brandenburg Colloquium on Environmental History Winter 2021/2022

Berlin Brandenburg Colloquium on Environmental History Winter 2021-22

The Berlin Brandenburg Colloquium on Environmental History offers a forum for the discussion of environmental history research and new publications. This semester, our topics are either European or global.

Elisa Tizzoni will present her research on the environmental policies of the European Court of Auditors, and we will discuss the new Handbook on European Environmental History edited by Anna Katharina Wöbse und Patrick Kupper.

CfA: Workshop Series “Commodities in History: Theoretical Reflections and Empirical Case Studies”

What can the study of a commodity tell us about past societies and historical change? Judging from the growing literature on the history of commodities, one thing seems safe to say: some historians believe that quite a bit.

Upcoming Webinar - Energy Aesthetics: New Directions in Studying the Cultural Life of Oil (November 29)

The Energy Humanities Research Initiative at Georgetown University Qatar's Center for International and Regional Studies will host a webinar on November 29, 6 p.m. Doha (GMT+3) / 4 p.m. CET / 10 a.m. EST. "Energy Aesthetics: New Directions in Studying the Cultural Life of Oil" will feature Anne Pasek (Trent), Cajetan Iheka (Yale), and Carren Irr (Brandeis) in conversation about their recent research. You can register for the event on the Energy Humanities Research Initiative Webpage

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