JOB – Postdoc & Senior Fellows- Rachel Carson Ctr. for Env. & Soc., Munich

The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2015–16 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows. The fellowship program, directed by Christof Mauch (LMU Munich) and Helmuth Trischler (Deutsches Museum) is designed to bring together excellent scholars who are working in environmental history and related disciplines. Successful applicants are expected to begin their fellowship between September 1st. 2015 and December 1st. 2016. Deadline for applications: 31 January 2015. Continue reading

WORKSHOP – Natural Environments and Cultural Services

A WORKSHOP TO BE HELD ON 23-24 June 2014 AT DURHAM UNIVERSITY, UK

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According to decision making bodies such as the UK Government’s DEFRA and the UN Environment Programme, one of the reasons ecosystems have value is because they can provide human beings with cultural ecosystem services. The thought is that woods, say, or wetlands have value, not simply because they supply us with fuel, food and other material benefits, but because they can inspire us, for instance, or fortify our resolve, or hone our aesthetic faculties, or provide us with religious symbols, or shape our sense of who we are. Continue reading

JOB – Assist/Assoc Professor in Sustainability and Environmental Policy

Cutler HallAOS: Environmental sustainability, environmental studies, environmental economics, or related environmental policy areas.

 

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CFP – Fifth “Half the World” Symposium on Asian Environmental Studies

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges will once again host the biannual Half the World Symposium on Asian Environments May 30-31, 2014 in Geneva, New York. The symposium is part of our ongoing Asian Environmental Studies initiative, funded generously by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. Sponsors welcome proposals for presentations covering any aspect of human-environment relations in Asia, from literature to limnology, curriculum to karsts.

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SUMMER SCHOOL — Urban Transitions to Sustainability, Rheims University, France

University of Reims, FranceThis course is specifically designed for doctoral students, post-docs and young scholars who wish to further explore urban sustainability, discuss cutting-edge research with peers and established scholars alike and develop specific skills such as presenting their own research, developing abstracts and discussing the research of other scholars in the make. Continue reading