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!
Landscape Event: Report by Tim Renders
What is a landscape? For our second event we chose three guest speakers to deal with this broad topic. But first we acknowledged that the landscape is a natural phenomenon but heavily influenced by culture and thus mankind. So how do we deal with landscapes and how do we make sure that the balance between... Continue Reading →
Follow us on Facebook!
The Environmental Humanities Center now also has a Facebook page. All events that the EHC organizes will be announced on our Facebook page, on a newsfeed, as well as here on our website. A place where everyone is welcome to share their ideas, our Facebook page aims to stimulate conversations... Continue Reading →
The Center in the Press
This weekend, an article on our Center appeared on a two-page spread in Elsevier. Science journalist Theo Toebosch interviewed Sjoerd Kluiving and Kristine Steenbergh about the center and its aims. We're pleasantly surprised with our first appearance in the national press, since we hope to make connections with as many communities as possible. Read the... Continue Reading →
Launch Environmental Humanities Center
On Friday 4 November, the Environmental Humanities Center was officially launched at a festive opening event. Gert-Jan Burgers, director of the interdisciplinary research institute CLUE+, opened the Center by tying a ceremonious knot. The act of tying together rather than cutting through a ribbon symbolizes the Environmental Humanities Centers' commitment to connecting various disciplines and... Continue Reading →