On Thursday the 17th of March 2022, the project team Omgaan met droogte or Coping with Drought which includes EHC Board members Petra van Dam and Dániel Moerman, hosted their first Symposium as an EHC special event. In a hybrid format, with more than 30 attendants combined in person and on Zoom, several team members presented... Continue Reading →
The Amphibious Culture: A History of Coping with Disastrous Floods
With climate change and rising sea levels the threat of flooding increases in low-lying areas all over the world. The Netherlands are famous for their long history of surviving floods. How did people cope with floods in the past? Watch this video lecture by Petra van Dam to find out.
ASI Symposium Water in Times of Climate Change
The Amsterdam Sustainability Institute presents the Water Symposium on 6 and 7 November.
Report: Workshop Water (un)Safety and Concepts of Nature
On the 21st of March, the workshop: Water (un)Safety and Concepts of Nature was held at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. This report reflects on this day as an opportunity for scholars of many different experience levels to exchange their knowledge about the (un)safety of water.
Workshop: Water (un)Safety and Concepts of Nature
In honour of World Water Day 2019, the Society for Water History and the Environmental Humanities Center organize a workshop on the theme of Water Safety and Unsafety and concepts of nature, on Thursday March 21 at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) in Amsterdam.
A Lake’s Life: Lecture by Eva Jakobsson (EHC Special Event)
In honour of Dr. Eva Jakobsson’s Research Fellowship with CLUE+, the Environmental Humanities Center organizes a Special Event on the biographies of lakes.