EHC and ASI invite you to the Transitions Workshop on November 1st! The keynote lecture will be given by Derk Loorbach, followed by paper presentations by young researchers along the themes of perceptions, policy, and practice of transitions. Registration via the link this post! NOTE changed location: Internationaal Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis, Cruquiusweg 31, 1019 AT Amsterdam.
Save the date! On the 18th of November, Ingrid Halland (NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology) will give a lecture on art and thinking after plastic.
On the 9th of October, the Environmental Humanities Center visited COVRA, a nuclear waste management facility. Ruby de Vos, PhD Candidate at the University of Groningen tells us all about her experience of this unique excursion.
On the 16th of November, The Embassy of the North Sea presents 'Swimming in the Anthropocene' in het HEM, Zaandam.
A recommendation from EHC: On the 31st of October, Crossing Border and Border Sessions present an evening programme about nature writing.
On Friday the 27th of September, an estimated 30,000 people marched the streets of our political capital The Hague to demand climate justice. We were there to join the protest and share a feeling of community and collective action with green-minded people of all ages.
"We all have individual climate duties, that is, duties not to emit more than our fair share of net emissions, and then analyses the question what the implications are for our freedoms and quality of life." CLUE+ invites you to Prof. Ingrid Robeyns' lecture on September 18th!
Please note a change of room for the Masterclass: VU Medical Building, room D-565.
In his public lecture on 20 September, Allan Stoekl draws on the work of Georges Bataille and E. F. Schumacher's Buddhist economics to imagine a theory of sustainability that will avoid the pitfalls of the technocratic approach. In the morning, (R)MA and PhD students are welcome to participate in a Masterclass on this topic.
A call for papers from our colleagues in Denmark! The submission deadline is the 8th of September. The seminar will be held at Aarhus University from 4-5 December 2019 as a cooperative effort among the Ecological Globalizations Research Group, Urban Orders Research Center, and the Center for Environmental Humanities, all based at Aarhus University.
How did artists, writers, film makers, and activists respond to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and their aftermath, and how do they relate to nuclear issues today? After Hiroshima highlights some of the different responses to these questions by bringing together film screenings, performances, lectures, visual art, and even a ‘nuclear game.’ The event takes place across the city center of Groningen from 7-13 September 2019.
This food system symposium will include keynote talks by international food system experts from within and outside academia. It is held at Vrije Universiteit on Friday, September 13, 9:00-13:00.
Amsterdam Sustainability Institute (ASI) now calls for integrative project proposals. ASI aims to invite you to submit proposals that would encourage and strengthen ‘Science for Sustainability’ at Vrije Universiteit
Join us on June 27th for the last session of the environmental humanities reading group before the summer on Petrocultures. In this session we will familiarize ourselves with concepts like ‘petroculture,’ ‘petromelancholia,’ and ‘the energy unconscious.’ Dr Jeff Diamanti (UvA) will lead the session.