History of NASA + Environment Conference - CFP DEADLINE JULY 1

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 1, 2022
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Dear H-Environment Community,

Please see below regarding the History of NASA and the Environment Conference.  The two-day conference will take place at Georgetown University on September 29-30, and presenters will receive two nights of funding for hotel accommodations in Washington, D.C.  The deadline for proposals is July 1, 2022.

Conference Description:
To more critically analyze the historical connection between NASA and the environment, the NASA History Office and Georgetown University invite proposals for papers to be presented at a two-day symposium, from September 29-30, at Georgetown University, Washington, DC.  Diverse scholars at every seniority level are encouraged to apply, and the organizers are pleased to provide funding for hotel accommodations for two nights near the university. 

Possible topics for papers include, but are not limited to the following:

  • NASA and the Environmental Movement
  • NASA and Environmental Justice/Inequality
  • International Collaboration/Global Environment
  • Space Exploration and Human Health/Biology
  • NASA Responses to Environmental Changes on Earth and in Space
  • Cultural Histories of NASA and the Environment
  • Earth and Space Photography/Art
  • Earth Observing Technologies
  • NASA and Climate Change Science
  • Planetary Sciences
  • Orbital Debris/Space Junk

Submission Procedures:
If you wish to present a paper or have questions, please send an abstract of no more than 400 words and a short biography or curriculum vita, including affiliation by July 1, 2022 to: 

Dr. Brian C. Odom, NASA brian.c.odom@nasa.gov
Dr. Dagomar Degroot, Georgetown University Dagomar.Degroot@georgetown.edu
Dr. Neil Maher, New Jersey Institute of Technology maher@njit.edu

For more information about the conference, please see: (link here)

Contact Info: 

Dr. Neil Maher, New Jersey Institute of Technology maher@njit.edu

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