One would think that environmental history and economic history would be peas in a pod. After all, central questions in the history of economic thought concern environmental issues such as the early-modern enclosures and the importance of water-power and coal to the industrial revolution. The meanings of ‘the environmental’ and ‘the economic’ have shifted over the centuries, especially as issues were traded between natural philosophy, political economy, and ecology.
I would like to inform you about a job opening at our institute that might be of interest to some list-members.
German Studies Association, Washington, DC, October 1–4, 2020
Call for papers
We now have a three year PhD fellowship in the research project The Lifetimes of Epidemics in the Middle East and Europe. The deadline is 8 October.
The Lifetimes of Epidemics in Europe and the Middle East (EPIDEMICS) sets out to analyse and understand the different temporalities of epidemics – how social, scientific and political preconditions for preventing and handling epidemics change, and how these temporalities are challenged by the temporalities of pathogens and disease.
I am pleased to announce the publication of my book:
To celebrate the birthday of acclaimed historical theorist Reinhart Koselleck (April 23), Berghahn Journals is delighted to offer full access to Contributions to the History of Concepts* until May 7!
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