CFP: Reframing Disease Reservoirs: Histories & Ethnographies of Pathogens & Pestilence

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 28, 2021
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Animal Studies, Anthropology, Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Architecture and Architectural History

Reframing Disease Reservoirs: Histories & Ethnographies of Pathogens & Pestilence, 27-28 May 2021

1st annual conference of The Global War Against the Rat and the Epistemic Emergence of Zoonosis;

Online Conference, Department of Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews

27-28 May 2021

Call for Chapters: Energy Justice - Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation (Palgrave Macmillan)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2021
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Political Science, Public Policy, Urban Design and Planning, World History / Studies

There is strong scientific evidence that human-induced climate change is a real threat and human activity is the main cause of this urgent problem; despite the existing evidence, fossil fuel consumption continues to rise, as well as global energy demand—under normal circumstances.  However, the COVID-19 crisis changed this scenario having an immediate impact on health, wellbeing, energy use, and COemissions. Energy justice calls for a moral analysis of all current energy systems from legal, political, and philosophical perspectives.

Confronting the Crisis of Expertise: Historical Roots and Current Challenges - Summer University Course

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
February 14, 2021
Location: 
Hungary
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Social Sciences, Environmental History / Studies, Political Science, Contemporary History

Course date: 26 July - 30 July, 2021

In the post-Covid-19 world, the problems already experienced by democracies with regards to social divisions and diminishing trust in public institutions are exacerbated by a growing epistemic crisis concerning the simultaneous need and contestation of expertise for public policy purposes.

Save the Date! Research Across Boundaries: Challenges of Interdisciplinary Work in the Context of Law at the University of Graz

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Austria
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Environmental History / Studies, Humanities, Law and Legal History, Research and Methodology

 

Art and the Toxic Politics of Waste: Latin America

Type: 
Event
Date: 
January 14, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Government and Public Service, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Public Health, Urban Design and Planning

The Urban Laboratory, based at UCL, are hosting an online film screening and panel discussion on Thursday 14th January, to examine the role of artistic production in challenging knowledge and inspiring activism around waste and toxicity, looking at these issues in the context of Latin America.

This event has been organised by Dr Adriana Massidda (De Montfort University), as part of a collaboration with Dr Hanna Baumann, based at UCL's Institute for Global Prosperity.

Call for papers in the International Symposium of Architecture, Technology and Innovation (ATI) - 2021: “Designing for Uncharted Territories"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2021
Location: 
Turkey
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Urban Design and Planning, Environmental History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

The call for papers in the International Symposium of Architecture, Technology and Innovation (ATI) has started and will continue until February 15, 2021. For this year, the topic of the Symposium is determined as “Designing for Uncharted Territories.”

Inaugural Lightning Lecture in Environment, Health, and History: "The Uses of 'Natural Enemies': Biocontrol in British Malaya and Hong Kong, 1890s to 1940s' by Jack Greatrex

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
December 31, 2021
Location: 
New York, China
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public Health

H-Envirohealth announces the inaugural installment of a new series, Lightning Lectures in Environment, Health, and History.  These lectures, generally of two minutes or less, highlight research projects at the intersection of environmental and health or medical history and their relevance to contemporary events.

--Jack Greatrex,  "The Uses of 'Natural Enemies': Biocontrol in British Malaya and Hong Kong, 1890s to 1940s"

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