The second edition of our online book club accompanying our Entanglements lecture series is on 8 March. With low-key and accessible meetings, we hope to bring some intellectual companionship to these challenging times. You are warmly invited to join in the discussion.
Georg Stöger analyzes change and persistence in the town Linz in a long-term perspective. He is explicitly interested in the collective and individual practices in everyday life that shaped (and were shaped by) the urban environment.
The global nuclear industry has for decades used sites like Stonehenge to justify designs for long-term markers to be placed over nuclear waste repositories to ensure they are not violated in distant, imagined futures. Alternative proposals propose a variety of aesthetic installations as alternative ways of marking the contaminated landscapes under construction. Moving back and forth between the proposals rooted in cultural heritage thinking, and those aligned with art worlds, this talk questions how both imagine human intentions as singularly effective in structuring place over spans of thousands of years.
The Benelux Association for the Study of Art, Culture, and the Environment is proud to introduce a monthly online discussion series called Snippets. Join them in close-reading snippets of text from influential works in ecocriticism and green media studies on the first Friday of each month.
The TERRANOVA and HERILAND Symposium on Future Landscapes, 24 February: complete programme now available!
Our PhD student Dániel Moerman has written a new blog post for the Coping With Drought project website. Read (in Dutch) now!
The programme of events for the new online seminar series at the University of Groningen, 'Why History and politics matter in times of environmental crisis', is now available!
The Research Centre Art & Society currently has a vacancy for a Postdoctoral Researcher Art & Sustainability.
We are launching an online book club accompanying our Entanglements lecture series. With low-key and accessible meetings, we hope to bring some intellectual companionship to these challenging times.
The new Center for AnimalHuman Studies in the Netherlands is a platform for researchers, teachers, students and others in the Netherlands who focus on the relationship between humans and other animals.
Our alumna and former student assistant Joëlle Koorneef curated and produced a programme on literature and climate (in)justice for Winternachten Festival. The festival takes place online on the evening of 14 January 2021.
On the occasion of their solo exhibition at 1646 in Rotterdam, artist and filmmaker Pedro Neves Marques will screen their work “YWY, the Android”, followed by a lecture and Q&A. In the video, set in a present-future, YWY, an indigenous android, talks with a GMO corn crop in the agricultural interior of Brazil.
In our meeting with Leonie Cornips, we asked all participants for one reading tip connected to the lecture on how dairy cows relate to humans and to each other, sourcing the wisdom of our community via the Zoom chat function. These are your recommendations.
This is an evaluation of the EHC-KNHG congres on November 19th, including the YouTube links to the lectures and an environmental humanities reading list.