CFP: Global Environmental Borderlands in the Age of Empire

Global Environmental Borderlands in the Age of Empire: A Joint Symposium in 2019-2020 Sponsored by the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University and Stanford University

The Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis at Stanford University in Palo Alto solicit proposals for papers that explore the environmental history of borderlands in the early modern world.

Prof. Dr. Dipesh Chakrabarty (University of Chicago): The Difficulty of Being Modern: Thoughts on Global and Planetary Histories

Abstract: This lecture tracks some of the ethical difficulties of being modern at a time when collective human aspirations carry planetary implications. In the process, the lecture brings into conversation some post-human and post-colonial perspectives on modernity.
 
Was bedeutet es modern zu sein in einer Zeit, in der kollektive menschliche Ambitionen planetarische Auswirkungen haben? Der Vortrag von Prof. Dr.

Workshop: Waste between the 19th and the 21st century: the price of modernity or the sign of a misdirected development?

Workshop: Waste between the 19th and the 21st century: the price of modernity or the sign of a misdirected development?

Workshop hosted by the Center for the History of Global Development, Shanghai University

Call for Papers / Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea (submission deadline May 15, 2018)

Dear all,

Please find below the Call For Papers for a conference on 'Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea' to be held at the National Maritime Museum on April 26-27, 2019. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is May 15, 2018. I’d be grateful if you could forward this to anyone who might be interested.​

Conference website: https://research.kent.ac.uk/kentanimalhumanitiesnetwork/maritime-animals-conference

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A proposed round table for International Congress of Environmental History Organizations meeting, Florianopolis, Brazil, July 2019

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 10, 2018

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