Postdoc Opening: Decommissioning Nuclear Facilities and Storage of Waste

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016
Postdoc Opening: Decommissioning Nuclear Facilities and Storage of Waste

Manchester University are seeking to appoint a post-doctoral research associate (grade 6), for 5 years with possibilities of an open-ended academic appointment. To conduct ethnographic research on the decommissioning of nuclear facilities and storage of nuclear waste in the UK. Project directed by Professor Penny Harvey (Social Anthropology) and Dr Damian O’Doherty (Alliance Manchester Business […]

KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory (Sweden)

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014
KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory (Sweden)

CENHS is pleased to feature the environmental humanities laboratory at the Royal Institute for Science and Technology in Sweden. As described by its website, the overall goal of the EHL is to shape a post-disciplinary intellectual environment that combines education, research and graduate training in innovative ways and sets knowledge in the humanities into action to favour […]

“Energies” Conference at USC, CFP deadline 15 Dec.

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013
“Energies” Conference at USC, CFP deadline 15 Dec.

ENERGIES: THROUGH THE MATERIAL, THEORETICAL & TEXTUAL University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA March 28-29, 2014 Deadline for proposals: December 15, 2013 Keynote Speakers: Fiction writer and essayist Roxane Gay (Eastern Illinois University) is the author most recently of An Untamed State (Atlantic/Grove) and Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial). Scholar Ursula K. Heise (UCLA) is the author most recently of Sense of Place and […]

“Nineteenth-Century Energies” conference to be held in Houston

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013
“Nineteenth-Century Energies” conference to be held in Houston

The Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference will be held in Houston March 27-30, 2014. The deadline for proposals is Dec. 6, 2013. The conference is hosted by the University of Houston. The conference theme is “Nineteenth-Century Energies,” which integrates a wide range of nineteenth-century ideas, practices, and beliefs.  To prompt your thinking further, please see our Call […]

“Arming Mother Nature” – Jacob Hamlin at UH, October 18th

Posted by on Sep 29, 2013
“Arming Mother Nature” – Jacob Hamlin at UH, October 18th

Ethics in Science Lecture Series: “Arming Mother Nature: The Birth of Catastrophic Environmentalism” Hamlin will speak at the University of Houston on Friday, October 18 in 232 Philip G. Hoffman Hall, 11am-1230pm. Abstract: Professor Hamblin argues that military planning for World War III essentially created “catastrophic environmentalism”: the idea that human activity might cause global natural […]