'How Can “Experts” Help Government Think?' - An Inaugural Lecture

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 9, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Contemporary History, Economic History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Political History / Studies

Main Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane Campus, London Road, Oxford

(Un)Ethical Futures: Utopia, Dystopia and Science Fiction

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
April 30, 2018
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies, Social Sciences, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The organisers of the (Un)Ethical Futures conference (Melbourne, 15–17 December 2017) invite contributions for a special themed issue of Colloquy: Text, Theory, Critique and an edited essay collection, provisionally titled (Un)Ethical Futures: Utopia, Dystopia and Science Fiction

Deadline for submissions: 30 April 2018.

CFP: History of Disaster, March 2018 Process Blog

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 31, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public Health

Process—the blog of the Organization of American Historians, The Journal of American History, and The American Historian—invites proposals and submissions for a series of upcoming posts about the history of disasters.

Call for Panel Proposals: Cultural Studies Assoc. Environment, Space, & Place Working Group

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 16, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Race Studies, Urban History / Studies, Geography

The ENVIRONMENT, SPACE, AND PLACE Working Group of the Cultural Studies Association invites both general and themed submissions for the 16thAnnual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (U.S.), to be held at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 31-June 2, 2018.

Urban Network call for papers, SSHA 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 16, 2018
Location: 
Arizona, United States
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Public Policy, Race Studies, Urban Design and Planning, Environmental History / Studies

Call for Panels and Papers

Social Science History Association (SSHA) 2018 – Urban Network

Phoenix, Arizona, November 8-11, 2018

Deadline: 16 February 2018

OLH Special Collections – Call for Articles: Waste: Papers on Disposability, Decay, and Depletion

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 3, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Economic History / Studies

Waste, whether municipal, hazardous, biomedical, or contaminate, is receiving increasing attention both academically and politically. A drive for improved education around waste management is visible at national and community levels, while the media is brim-full of reports that shed light onto the complex global challenges of pollution, toxicity and ongoing environmental damage. ‘Disposable populations’ also frequent the news, with anti-refugee, anti-immigration and anti-globalization sentiments increasingly visible across Europe and America.

Conferencias Caribeñas 21 - Dr James Ackerman, "Orchid Flora in the Greater Antilles”

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 15, 2018
Location: 
Puerto Rico, United States
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Geography, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Pre-Columbian History / Studies

The Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras (UPR-RP), invites the academic community and the general public to the lecture:Orchid Flora in the Greater Antilles”, by Dr. James D. Ackerman, Department of Biology, College of Natural Sciences, UPR-RP. Dr. Eugenio Santiago Valentín, Department of Biology, College of Natural Sciences, UPR-RP, will introduce the lecturer. The activity will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Conferencias Caribeñas 21 - Dr. Stuart Schwartz - “In the Shadow of Flora and Katrina: Response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Neoliberal Age”

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 8, 2018
Location: 
Puerto Rico, United States
Subject Fields: 
Public Policy, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

The Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras (UPR-RP), invites the academic community and the general public to the Keynote Lecture: “In the Shadow of Flora and Katrina: Response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Neoliberal Age”, by Dr. Stuart B. Schwartz, George Burton Adams Professor of History; Council  on Latin American & Iberian Studies, Yale University. Dr. Juan A.

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.

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