‘Sink or Swim’ is an interdisciplinary symposium establishing an encounter between visual art, history, philosophy, ecology and governance, seeking to provide current insights and creative inspiration for building a sustainable relationship with water. Still Waters Run Deep is an interdisciplinary programme curated by Marlies Augustijn, taking place from 26 June until 7 August 2022 at Nieuw Dakota, an exhibition space for contemporary art in Amsterdam-Noord.
Dr Mennen will be addressing the politics of the early Dutch conservation movement. Date: 19 May 2022, 15:00hrs CEST Time: To be announced Please register to receive a zoom link.
In his lecture he will focus on his recent co-authored book with Robert Fletcher: The Conservation Revolution. Radical ideas for Saving Nature beyond the Anthropocene (Verso, 2020). Büscher and Fletcher argue that the Anthropocene challenges contemporary conservation models and exposes their deep contradictions.
During this interdisciplinary symposium the members of the VU-N.W.O. research project Omgaan met waterschaarste (Coping with drought, 2020-2025) will present some preliminary conclusions of their research.
The University of Cork are setting up a Radical Humanities Laboratory and they are hiring scholars in the environmental humanities. Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday, 24th March 2022. The Radical Humanities Laboratory will work across disciplinary boundaries and UCC’s four Colleges to explore the roots of global... Continue Reading →
This project at the Travelling Farm Museum in Leidsche Rijn (Utrecht) is of interest to the EHC community: 365 PLANTS by Dutch artist Mariëlle Videler is an artwork that is part of an ongoing project that consists of 365 BIRDS / 365 PLANTS / 365 INSECTS.
The recording of Cate Sandilands' lecture "Mulberries: A Biopolitical Love Story" is now available on your YouTube channel.
Sonic Acts is proud to announce the continuation of the OVEREXPOSED residency programme. With this renewed open call, we invite applications from artists and researchers working across the fields of environmental humanities with a special focus on pollution and experimental art and media.
Apologies if you were taken to this page by the button in our newsletter. Please click here to be taken to the page for Iva Peša, “Understanding Environmentalism in Africa”. Thursday 30 September 2021, 20:00hrs CEST, on Zoom Please register below to receive the Zoom link for this event We are thrilled that our Entanglements Series... Continue Reading →
Candidates with expertise in art and ecology / art and environmental humanities are particularly encouraged to apply. Deadline: 29 April
An overview of upcoming lectures in our online "Entanglements" series, with an archive of past lectures.
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.
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!
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.