"We all have individual climate duties, that is, duties not to emit more than our fair share of net emissions, and then analyses the question what the implications are for our freedoms and quality of life." CLUE+ invites you to Prof. Ingrid Robeyns' lecture on September 18th!
Should we follow the Wizard or the Prophet? – Discussing diverging paths for sustainable food system transformation
This food system symposium will include keynote talks by international food system experts from within and outside academia. It is held at Vrije Universiteit on Friday, September 13, 9:00-13:00.
After rain comes beer
Continuing the conversation started during the Water and the City Event, Petra van Dam sees new possibilities for the VU Green Roof.
CFP: Science for Sustainability Journal
Attention all students interested in the environmental humanities: our Green Office has launched a peer-reviewed student journal on sustainability. The journal's editors are looking for contributions from the Humanities. Please take a look at their call for papers and consider this opportunity to publish your research paper. Submit your papers for publication in the second edition... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
VU Journal of Sustainability Studies 2017
The Green Office VU (GO.VU) is pleased to announce the launch of a submissions platform for the first edition of the VU Journal of Sustainability Studies. The GO.VU recognizes the aspiration of the VU to increase students’ academic interest in sustainability studies. Simultaneously, an awareness of the importance of a swift transition towards sustainability needs... Continue Reading →
Course guide 2017-2018
In this course guide, we aim to provide an overview of courses that focus on topics related to the environmental humanities. The guide is a work in progress: would you like to include your course here, please contact email@example.com. We also warmly welcome course descriptions from other Dutch universities. Courses at the Faculty of Humanities... Continue Reading →