The Environmental Humanities Center Amsterdam would like to share this hybrid workshop organized by the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore (NUS). The world’s flora and fauna are often classified as native and non-native, indigenous and alien. These simple binaries mark biological life and, in doing so, define what belongs where and why. But... Continue Reading →
Crawly Creatures at Amsterdam Rijksmuseum, with former student-board member Julia Kantelberg
This week, the board members of the Environmental Humanities Center got a special guided tour through the exhibition on ‘crawly creatures’, co-curated by our former student board member Julia Kantelberg, who is now junior curator at the history department of the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum (congratulations, Julia!).
Two PhD vacancies at Radboud University Nijmegen
The NWO VIDI project Poison, Medicine, or Magic Potion: Shifting Perspectives on Drugs in Latin America (1820-2020) has two vacancies for PhD students.
Summer Course: Icelandic Field Stations 2023
The Svartárkot Culture-Nature Project in collaboration with The Wright Ingraham Institute offer an interdisciplinary, immersive, place-based course intended for scholars, emerging professionals, researchers, post-graduates, master’s and doctoral students.
Vacancy Doctoral Candidate Environmental Humanities
The Rachel Carson Center invites applications for a doctoral candidate who will explore and critically analyze visual representations of planetary health within and across the domains of art, science, popular culture, and activism.
Artistic performance about basking shark hunting
This Saturday, 29 October, former EHC board member Sadie Hale and former UvA student and artist Miriam Sentler will collaborate in a performance at Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam. The performance takes as its subject the elusive basking shark, a large shark that migrates to the waters around the Hebrides in Scotland each summer.
Vacancies | SOY STORIES: Connected sustainability histories and futures of the global Soyacene
The Athena Institute (VU Amsterdam) has announced two PhD and one postdoc position on a new project SOY STORIES: Connected sustainability histories and futures of the global Soyacene.
Talkshow Wild at Heart | Tolhuistuin
On Thursday 27 October, one of our board members, Kristine Steenbergh, will participate in the Talkshow Wild at Heart at Tolhuistuin. The fourth and last edition in the series focuses on "Eco Love".
Sonic Acts Biennale
The biennial international festival celebrating electronic and digital art forms returns to Amsterdam this October, bringing together the environmental humanities and contemporary art to ask how we can care for what we cannot see or understand.
One of our board members, Kristine Steenbergh, will be teaching a masterclass on the role of literature in reshaping human-nature relations. The masterclass is in De Nieuwe Liefde on Sunday 30 October, and is in Dutch.
Water Heritage for Sustainable Cities Course
In the autumn of 2022, The Netherlands Institute in Turkey offers a course that addresses past experiences and current and future challenges of urban water supply.
Excursion: guided tour exhibition Still Waters Run Deep
Excursion opportunity prior to the symposium 'Sink or Swim. Searching for a sustainable relationship with water'.
EHC Entanglements Lecture Report: Dr Kristian Mennen – “How to oppose the reclamation of ‘waste land’? Political strategies of the Dutch nature conservation movement in the 1930s”
On the 19th of May, Dr Kristian Mennen delivered a lecture on the political strategies of the Dutch conservation movement in the 1930s, as a part of the EHC Entanglements Lecture Series. Dr Mennen addressed an online audience. The political historian with an interest in environmental history discussed aspects of his current research in a presentation titled “How to Oppose the reclamation. You can read a report of the lecture and access the related online media.
Video Entanglements Lecture Dr Kristian Mennen
The recording of Dr Mennen's lecture "How to oppose the reclamation of waste land’? Political strategies of the Dutch nature conservation movement in the 1930s" is now available on our YouTube channel.
Art Science dialogues: Natural Technologies
EHC and VU art science gallery present: Art Science dialogues: Natural Technologies exhibition.