Re: Translated Sources on nature in the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1953

I don't know if you are interested in literary texts at all, but Mikhail Prishvin's "Nature's Diary" was published in 1935, and Prishvin is considered to be (along with Tolstoy) one of the greatest Russian-language nature writers. Best of luck!! Masha Shpolberg (UNC-Wilmington)

AHA2022: Deserts as loci of sacredness

Dear Colleagues,

I'm putting together an AHA2022 panel on the topic of deserts as loci of sacredness, including pilgrimage, rites and rituals, conflicting cultural encounters, etc.   If interested, reach out with your topic and contact info over the next week. 

Matthew Herbst, UC San Diego  mtherbst@ucsd.edu 

Call for Submissions: Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize

Envirotech, a special interest group within the Society for the History of Technology and the American Society for Environmental History, invites nominations for the 2021 Joel A. Tarr Envirotech Article Prize. The Tarr Prize recognizes innovative publications that explore new ways of thinking about the interplay between technological systems and the natural environment.

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