CFP: PLANNORD2019 Track 2: Enhancing Livability in Urban Areas

Posted on Dec 4, 2018
CFP: PLANNORD2019 Track 2: Enhancing Livability in Urban Areas

Track 2: Enhancing Livability in Urban Areas Session organizers: Ass. Prof. Harpa Stefansdottir (NMBU) & Dr. Sanna Lehtinen (Univ. of Helsinki) Keywords: Livability, urban experience, everyday life, urban aesthetics CFP deadline 15th January 2019 Urban quality in terms of characteristics that influence happiness and subjective wellbeing deserves greater attention in research. The concept of “livability” is suitable […]

Registration open-The International Association for Environmental Philosophy

Posted on Sep 10, 2018
Registration open-The International Association for Environmental Philosophy

This year Cary Wolfe, Professor of English at Rice, is the keynote speaker!!! The Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of The International Association for Environmental Philosophy October 20-22, 2018                                        State College, Pennsylvania Don’t miss the meeting! Online registration […]

Congrats to our predoc fellow Katie Ulrich for receiving NSF GRFP fellowship

Posted on Apr 11, 2018
Congrats to our predoc fellow Katie Ulrich for receiving NSF GRFP fellowship

Katie Ulrich, a predoctoral fellow at the Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences (CENHS) and a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology at Rice University, received a fellowship from the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). This prestigious fellowship is highly competitive—only 2,000 recipients are selected from over 13,000 applicants. […]

Don’t miss out: 3-YEAR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH POSITION AT UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS Deadline: March 16

Posted on Mar 13, 2018
Don’t miss out: 3-YEAR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH POSITION AT UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS Deadline: March 16

NEW 3-YEAR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH POSITION AT UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS Applications are invited for a 3-year postdoctoral Research Fellow who will explore ethnographically how energy analysts and traders in the financial sector conceptualise and value oil at a time of heightened concerns about climate change and ‘stranded oil assets’. The successful candidate will carry out […]

Book Review: Reason in a Dark Time by Dale Jamieson

Posted on Nov 26, 2017
Book Review: Reason in a Dark Time by Dale Jamieson

Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed—And What it Means for Our Future, by Dale Jamieson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 266 pp. The challenge climate change presents to us is complex and daunting. This book is not a manual of how to solve the problem. Rather, as its title […]

USC Berggruen Fellowship: The Transformation of the Human

Posted on Nov 5, 2017
USC Berggruen Fellowship: The Transformation of the Human

Fellowship Seeks Innovative Thinkers USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and the Berggruen Institute will sponsor up to five (5) fellowships at the University of Southern California for the academic year 2018-2019. The selected USC Berggruen Fellows will work on the topic area of “The Transformation of the Human”: New technologies are changing […]

Book Review–A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change

Posted on Nov 2, 2017
Book Review–A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change

A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change, Stephen M. Gardiner (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011), 489 pages. Stephen Gardiner’s book A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change is influential in environmental ethics. Climate change is the most intractable environmental issue. It is not only a technical, economic, and […]