Beginning in December 2020 and running until summer 2021, the Environmental Humanities Center presents a series of webinars with scholars from environmental humanities and beyond. Click to learn more!
Are you interested in the Environmental Humanities? Do you have great ideas for a (series of) events to do with sustainability, art, literature, history, or more? Would you like some board experience next to your studies? Consider joining the EHC Student Initiative!
Leonie Cornips will present her research on how the dairy cow makes social meaning in her barn within the power dynamics of industrial farming.
This two-day conference will bring together scholars from eight different countries and various humanities disciplines to pursue fluctuations in conceptualizations, expressions and feelings of safety over time as well as in cultures of surveillance and safety practices. Speakers will address a variety of topics, ranging from narratives and visual discourses of (un)safety, to representations and imaginations of places and spaces of safety and regulations to ensure safety.
The 17th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability invites submissions. It will will take place on 24-26 February 2021. This year’s special focus will be on Accelerating the Transition to Sustainability: Policy Solutions for the Climate Emergency. Plenary speakers: Diederik Samsom, Marjan Minnesma, Christian Felber and Ilona Otto. For those that are interested... Continue Reading →
EHC Board member Kristine Steenbergh will take part in an online event on climate fiction at SPUI25, organized with de Nederlandse Boekengids and Armada on 5 November (20-21.30hrs). The event is in Dutch.
In a blog post for the Rachel Carson Center, student board member Sadie E. Hale asks us to consider what the miserable lives of intensively-reared broiler chickens can add to our understanding of global entanglements and pandemics like COVID-19.
On the 19th of november, the KNHG and EHC will host a digital congres on eco-history and the environmental humanities. This event - and this post - will be in Dutch.
As part of its Synergia project, the Science, Technology and Policy Studies department at the University of Twente is seeking a (4 year) PhD candidate to study expectations and imaginaries and explore possible transition pathways related to the new concept of ‘Technology-4-Ecology-based farming’ (T4E).
For those interested: there is a Vrije Universiteit (online) event about single use plastics taking place on the 18th of September.
To mark the launch of their Master's degree in Environmental Humanities, the Ca'Foscari University of Venice has an amazing line-up of online conversations with environmental humanities scholars and authors from all over the world, to be streamed on their website.
The edited book of one of our Dutch Environmental Humanities colleagues Chad Weidner is out now. Fractured Ecologies is a collection of papers, bent essays and poems.
This contribution belongs to a series of student blogs written as part of a seminar offered by EHC staff as part of our Research Master’s Environmental Humanities specialization. This year, this seminar was devoted to the Corona pandemic.
Our founding board member Sjoerd Kluiving is coordinating a platform for conversations about transitions. This is an invitation to join the conversation on the 5th of June, 15:00