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ESEH Summer School / Ecole d’été 2012 de l’ESEH (St-Pétersbourg, août 2012)

La Société européenne d’histoire enironnementale (ESEH) annonce la tenue de sa 3e école d’été pour les doctorants et post-doctorants (voir annonce ci-dessous).

The European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) is happy to announce its third annual Summer School. It will take place in St. Petersburg, Russia, from August 28 to August 31, 2012, and it will be hosted by Dr. Julia Lajus (Department of History, National Research University Higher School of Economics; and Center for Environmental and Technological History at the European University at St. Petersburg). The sponsors of the summer school are the European Society of Environmental History, the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich, and the Estonian Center for Environmental History (KAJAK).

The theme of the Summer School is

Natural resources: historical ideas, exploration, and exploitation

Doctoral students who are members of the ESEH are welcome to apply. If the student wishing to attend is not yet a member, an ESEH membership application should be completed before applying for the school.

More details about the application process are available in the Summer School’s call for applications.

A proposal outlining the research paper to be submitted and where it fits into the larger PhD work in no more than 400 words and a 2-page CV should be sent to Dr. Dolly Jorgensen, Chair of the Summer School Committee, e-mail dolly[at] The deadline for submission of the applications is 15 May 2012.

2nd ESEH Summer School, « Water, Culture, Politics », Venise, juin 2011. Date limite candidatures : 20 février 2011

2011 sera une année importante pour l’European Society for Environmental History :

du 20 au 25 juin sera organisée, avec le soutien financier du Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society de Munich, la 2e Summer School.

Elle se tiendra au Centro Tedesco di Studi Veneziani (Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza) à Venise, et aura pour thème général :  Water–Culture–Politics: Perspectives in Environmental History

18 doctorants de toute l’Europe seront invités à discuter de leurs travaux, encadrés par des spécialistes. La « summer school » offrira en effet des lectures d’universitaires reconnus, ainsi que des excursions autour de Venise.

Any doctoral student who is affiliated with a university in Europe and whose work touches on the general topic of the summer school (“Water–Culture–Politics: Perspectives in Environmental History”) is invited to apply, regardless of the time period or geographical location of their research. Issues that can be discussed at the summer school may include, but are not limited to the following:

·         Sinking cities

·         Water degradation and pollution

·         Water conservation

·         The politics of water-engineering and water-management

·         Environmentalism in water history

·         Cultural aspects of waterways and lakes in Europe

Candidature :

Applicants are asked to submit a proposal for a paper to be discussed at the summer school (400–500 words) by 20 February 2011 along with a short CV and the names of two references via e-mail (only!) to (subject line: ESEH summer school 2011).

Preference will be given to doctoral students who have completed most of their archival research and have started to write.


Successful applicants will need to submit their paper (5,000–7,000 words including footnotes) by 27 May 2011. At the summer school, the group will discuss each paper and each student will present formal comments on the paper of a fellow participant.

The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society will organize the event and cover travel costs (within Europe) and hotel accommodation in Venice.

Please send specific inquiries to Christof Mauch (

Stéphane Frioux

Maître de conférences en histoire contemporaine, université Lyon 2 Chercheur au LARHRA, UMR CNRS 5190

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