Literary and Cultural Plant Studies Network

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Humanities, Literature

Join the Literary and Cultural Plant Studies Network for scholarly exchange and collaboration about the study of plants in the Humanities and Social Sciences. You can join our listserv and visit our website at http://plants.sites.arizona.edu/. We invite you to add your publications and/or artwork to our bibliography of primary and secondary materials, and you can find or list plant conferences, panels, workshops, organizations, networks, and planned publications (CfPs).

March 3 Conference on Animal Exploitation at Bucknell University

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 3, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

A conference on the problem of animal exploitation will be held at Bucknell University on Saturday, March 3 from 9:30am to 5:00pm. The special focus of this conference is the abolitionist perspective on animal rights. Speakers include Gary L. Francione and Anna Charlton of Rutgers University Law School, Sherry Colb and Michael Dorf of Cornell University Law School, Gary Steiner of Bucknell University, and the renowned visual artist Sue Coe. The conference includes presentations by all the speakers and will conclude with a round-table discussion.

Wild Places, Natural Spaces: The 14th Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of Environment, Space, and Place, University of Mary Washington, April 27-29, 2018

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 9, 2018
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Geography, Philosophy, Literature

We live in a world increasingly populated and altered by human beings.  Along with the physical transformations have come fundamental changes in how we conceptualize our relationship with the world around us.  Where once wild places represented darkness, danger, and temptation, they now conjure images of personal challenge (“conquering” the Appalachian trail or Mount Rainier), individual spiritual renewal, or hope against the degradation of rampant co

Oral History Basics Workshop at ASEH 2018 Conference Registration

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
March 14, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Oral History, Communication, Contemporary History, History Education

People, Place, and Voice: Oral History Basics Workshop

Have you wanted to learn the basics of oral history interviewing but didn't know where to start? Join us for a one-day oral history workshop at the upcoming American Society for Environmental History conference in Riverside, CA, on March 14.

Renewable Energy: International Perspectives on Sustainability

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
February 23, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

Renewable energy is one of the world's strongest growing industries; more than 100 countries have been developing sustainable energy policies. Renewable energy resources are projected to be one of the major engines of economic growth of the coming decades.

Travel and Tourism in Twentieth-Century Europe

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, European History / Studies

Travel and Tourism in Twentieth-Century Europe

The history of tourism, which has overcome the surprising delay in the attention of contemporary historiography towards “vacation” practices, is nowadays a well-established field of research that includes a vast array of methodological approaches.

Initially, methods and concepts from economic and cultural history prevailed in mainstream tourism historiography; in recent years, political, public, and environmental history outlined the most promising research avenues.

CFP Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture? (Extended Deadline: February 10)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 10, 2018
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Human Rights, Popular Culture Studies, Sexuality Studies

Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) 7th International Conference 
Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture?
Lisbon, Portugal
July 1 – 3, 2018

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CEU Summer University 2018

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
June 24, 2018 to July 21, 2018
Location: 
Hungary
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Social Sciences, Law and Legal History

CEU Summer University invites applications from graduate students, junior or post-doctoral researchers, teachers and professionals in the social sciences and humanities from all over the world. 

The first application deadline is February 14, 2018 (unless stated otherwise in the announcement of a particular course).

Financial aid is available for most courses.

See the course list below:

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