CFP: The Role of Social Sciences in a Low-Carbon Energy Mix, May 25-7

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015
CFP: The Role of Social Sciences in a Low-Carbon Energy Mix, May 25-7

SENIX Conference in Stockholm on May 25-27, 2015 – The Role of Social Sciences in a Low-Carbon Energy Mix. Building the future energy system will meet social and political challenges. This is well acknowledged, but still there is insufficient action to involve the stakeholders needed for transparent and robust decision making by the end users […]

The Ethics of Conferences in the Age of Climate Change

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014
The Ethics of Conferences in the Age of Climate Change

A nice article with a ridiculous title appeared in Saturday’s New York Times on the efforts of Lauri Zoloth, president of the American Academy of Religion, to create a “sabbatical year” from the AAR’s annual conference as a way of decreasing its carbon emissions: “We could choose to not meet at a huge annual meeting in which we take […]

Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability – Cornell University

Posted by on Aug 10, 2014
Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability – Cornell University

Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future 200 Rice Hall 607/255Ͳ7535 acsfͲpostdoc@cornell.edu Request for Proposals Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future (ACSF) seeks outstanding, creative, and highly motivated individuals to work with Cornell faculty to address pressing world needs through discovery and scholarship and to implement sustainable solutions in collaboration with external partners. Awardees […]

New Climate Change Issue from Diacritics, Edited by Karen Pinkus

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014
New Climate Change Issue from Diacritics, Edited by Karen Pinkus

CENHS is glad to announce the release of a special issue of diacritics devoted to climate change criticism. The special issue is an important new intervention in the growing body of critical work on climate change, ecological catastrophe, and the idea of the Anthropocene. It contains essays from Srinivas Aravamudan, Frances Ferguson, Allan Stoekl, Vincent […]