CfPanelists, Natural Things in their Environments: A Global Perspective, History of Science Society (November 9-12, 2017; Toronto, ON)

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 9, 2017 to November 12, 2017
Location: 
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Digital Humanities, Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, World History / Studies

Call for Panelists, Natural Things in their Environments: A Global Perspective, History of Science Society (November 9-12, 2017; Toronto, ON).

For the Panel: Natural Things in their Environments: A Global Perspective

Panel proposed by the Natural Things Project at Stanford University (http://naturalhistory.stanford.edu)

Deadline for Paper Proposals: March 20, 2017

How did natural objects from around the world take on new meaning over the course of human history? We invite submissions for a panel that will take place at the annual conference of History of Science Society. Papers will explore how natural objects from around the world took on new meaning from antiquity to the present, across different environments, nations, cultures, and landscapes. This panel aims to bring together the study of natural history and methods of environmental historical anaylsis.

Period: All.

Regional expertise: We would especially welcome studies that expand the geographic scope of the discussion (e.g. Africa, Asia, Americas), but all regions are welcome.

Topics:

  • Natural History

  • Environment

  • Collecting and Museums

  • History of Life Sciences

  • Scientific Expeditions

 

Please submit proposals of 250 words maximum and a short CV (1-2 pages) to naturalthingsproject@gmail.com by March 20, 2017.

For complete details please see the conference website: http://hssonline.org/meetings/2017-hss-annual-meeting/2017-annual-meeting-call-for-papers/