Environmental Histories of Architecture

Environmental Histories of Architecture

The relationship between environmental history and the history of the built environment has only recently begun to gain substantive attention in the field of architectural history. This Workshop will bring together leading scholars to discuss the interpretive and analytic methods relevant to Environmental Histories of Architecture, and to assess the conceptual challenges presented to the field. Participants will make brief presentations of relevant research, and then enter into a discussion of methodological challenges....
Leopard Ecology & Conservation Symposium

Leopard Ecology & Conservation Symposium

We are delighted to invite you to a very interesting public lecture on leopards and lions. Monika Schiess and her team of Leopard Ecology & Conservation along with Prof. Dr. David Macdonald, Prof. Dr. Craig Packer and Dr. Michael Flyman will be there to talk to you on Wednesday 28 June, 2017. We also recommend participating in an informal lunchtime discussion (with free coffee and cake) on Conservation and Research in Botswana that following Friday. Take this opportunity to listen to these experts, and save the dates to attend the two events! We look forward to seeing you...
Environmental Humanities Fellowships available for PhD and Postdocs in Oslo, Norway

Environmental Humanities Fellowships available for PhD and Postdocs in Oslo, Norway

Description Three Doctoral or Postdoctoral Research Fellowships within the field of Environmental Humanities, connected to three ongoing research projects, are available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), University of Oslo. Environmental Humanities is a rapidly expanding research field where scholars approach the study of man-made geological and atmospheric changes from the perspective of the humanities. IKOS now seeks to recruit three Doctoral or Postdoctoral candidates with excellent research qualifications who will investigate issues related to climate change and other environmental challenges that confront the planet and its inhabitants from the perspective of one or several humanistic academic disciplines, for instance, but not limited to, literary science, culture studies, history, anthropology, media science, linguistics, religious studies, Middle East studies, China studies, or other area studies. Please click here for additional...