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Turku Prize 2011 : prix de publication du meilleur livre européen en histoire de l’environnement

ESEH and RCC Turku Book Prize 2011

The European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) and the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC) are pleased to announce the new Turku Book Prize. The prize is named after the city of Turku, Finland, where it will be awarded for the first time at the 6th annual ESEH Conference, 28 June– 2 July 2011.

The Turku Book Award is intended to identify and encourage innovative and well-written scholarship in the field of environmental history. The 2011 prize, worth € 3000, will be awarded for the best book in environmental history published in 2009 or 2010. Books may be nominated by authors, publishers, or members of the ESEH. Preference will be given to books that focus at least partly on Europe and/or to authors who are affiliated with European institutions.

How to apply:
Applicants are asked to submit one copy of the monograph by (snail) mail to the Rachel Carson Center in Munich and an electronic copy (if available) to the e-mail listed below. If the monograph is written in a language other than English, please include a one-page English summary.
All book nominations must be followed up with the submission of one hard copy of the monograph and one electronic copy (if available) to the Rachel Carson Centre by 15 January 2011. No nominations will be considered if no hard copy of the monograph is received.

Due date:
Monographs must be received by 15 January 2011.
Send applications and all enquiries to:
Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society
Turku Book Award
Leopoldstrasse 11a
80802 München
Germany
E-mail: CarsonCenter@lmu.de


ESEH and RCC Turku Book Prize Committee: Christof Mauch (ESEH/ RCC), David
Moon (ESEH), Diana Mincyte (RCC), Phia Steyn (ESEH), and Franziska Torma
(RCC).


Website:
http://www.carsoncenter.uni-muenchen.de/news_events/turku_prize/index.html
http://eseh.org/about/publiprize/turkubook



ESEH Best Article Prize

The European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) welcomes submissions
for its Best Article Prize. The prize is intended to identify and encourage
innovative and well written research in the field of environmental history
of Europe. It will be awarded to an article published in 2009 or 2010.
Submissions are welcome from senior and junior scholars from all countries,
even though some preference may be given to junior scholars from Europe. The
prize will be awarded at the 6th ESEH Conference, 28 June– 2 July 2011 in
Turku, Finland.


The ESEH publication prize is intended for an article on any subject in
European environmental history and in any European language. The winner will
receive a money prize worth of € 500 as well as a travel grant (if needed)
to attend the ESEH conference in Turku in 2011. Applicants are asked to
submit their published article by e-mail as a PDF-file attachment to the
address below. If the language of the publication is not English, applicants
should include a one-page English summary.

All submissions must be received by 30 November 2010. The winner will be
notified at the beginning of May 2011.

Send applications to:
ESEH Best article Prize
Dr Stefania Gallini
Rachel Carson Center
Leopoldstr.11a
D-80802 Munich
Germany
stefania.gallini@carsoncenter.lmu.de<mailto:stefania.gallini@carsoncenter.lmu.de>

ESEH Best Article Prize Committee: Stefania Gallini, Eva Jakobsson and
Tomasz Samojlik

Website:
http://eseh.org/about/publiprize/bestarticle/document_view


Journée d’étude du réseau « Histecologia »: « Des patrimoines pour l’histoire de l’écologie » (9/12/2010)

Journée d’étude – Jeudi 9 décembre 2010

Lieu : AgroParisTech, amphi Coléou, 16 rue Claude Bernard  75005 Paris

Des patrimoines pour l’histoire de l’écologie
Premières rencontres internationales du Réseau HISTECOLOGIA

Présentation :

Né cette année à l’initiative du Centre d’histoire culturelle des sociétés contemporaines (Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin) et du Musée du Vivant (AgroParisTech), le réseau international HISTECOLOGIA a pour vocation de grouper des chercheurs et des professionnels de la conservation et des archives qui s’intéressent à l’histoire de l’écologie.

Pour sa première manifestation, il a choisi de s’interroger sur les sources patrimoniales qui fondent les regards contemporains et orientent – ou orienteront dans un futur proche – les recherches sur une histoire de l’écologie à dimension résolument internationale.

Pilotage :

Christian Delporte, Centre d’histoire culturelle des sociétés contemporaines, Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines et Laurent Gervereau, Musée du Vivant, Centre international de recherches sur l’écologie, AgroParisTech

Contact : Céline Pessis : celine.pessis@neuf.fr

Site : (en construction) : http://histecologia.com/

ProgrammeJeudi 9 décembre 2010, 9h30-12h30



  • Christof Becker-Schaum (Directeur des archives des Grünen, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Berlin)
  • Quelles ressources pour une histoire politique de l’écologie en Allemagne ?
  • Marie-Laurence Dubois (responsable des archives Etopia à Namur)
  • Quelles collections pour quelle histoire européenne de l’écologie ?
  • Gérard Ferrière (Directeur du Museum d’histoire naturelle de Dijon)
  • Comment orienter l’usage et la collecte des Museums vers des actions concernant l’écologie et le développement durable ? Quelles évolutions dans l’histoire de ces institutions?
  • Aurélie Utzeri (attachée de conservation, Musée du Vivant, Paris-Grignon)
  • L’écologie, un sujet international multi-thématique à travers tous les supports : exemples en images

Appel à communication : Changing Landscapes: The Intersections of Culture, Politics, and Environment in Latin America (deadline: 1.02.11)

Stony Brook University
Latin American & Caribbean Studies Center
10th Annual Graduate Conference


Call for Papers:  http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=180482

Changing Landscapes: The Intersections of Culture, Politics, and Environment in Latin America.

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center at SUNY Stony Brook invites presentation proposals for its annual graduate student conference to be held on April 8th, 2011.

Using the theme, “Changing Landscapes: The Intersections of Culture, Politics, and Environment in Latin America”, the conference seeks to open interdisciplinary discussions regarding environmental problems caused by ecological imbalance and natural disasters, economic and political cataclysms, and the resulting kafkian metamorphosis in the sphere of the imaginary. Since the 19th century nature has been understood as a static place meant to be transformed by the “civilizing action” of humans and this clear-cut divide between human and nature was mirrored in the work of scholars. This conference aims to explore the strengths and limits of traditional views while also foregrounding alternative interpretations.

· How have Latin American social and political institutions responded to ecological and geographic change in both moments of rupture and over the longue durée and how does geographical and ecological change play out along racial, political, and economic boundaries?

· What new and old moral geographies of space emerge resulting from the sweeping regional changes?

· How have efforts to adapt and alter the region’s climate and landscape led to unintended consequences and legacies?

· What roles have institutions of learning, science, and technology played in ecological change?

· How, and to what extent have changing landscapes been represented, contested, and explored by artists, writers, intellectuals, filmmakers, and performers?

· How have art and culture shaped and responded to changes in landscapes?

By stimulating cross-disciplinary discussions, the conference invites graduate students to examine and transcend the boundaries of their own academic fields. The multi-disciplinary nature of this conference also provides an opportunity for graduate students to interact with other scholars outside their traditional fields of study and academic specialties.

Presentation proposals should be 200 to 300 words in length, in either Spanish or English, and should include a cover page with name, academic affiliation and contact information. Panel proposals and alternative, non-paper presentations will also be given consideration.

Please submit proposals electronically to lacconfestony@hotmail.com

The conference directors: Carlos Gómez & Anna Shilova

DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1, 2011

The conference directors: Carlos Gómez & Anna Shilova
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center at SUNY Stony Brook


Email: lacconfestony@hotmail.com
Visit the website at http://naples.cc.stonybrook.edu/CAS/lacc.nsf/pages/conf

Appel à communication : « Disaster! A Conference on Catastrophes in History » (9/04/2011)

“Disaster! A Conference on Catastrophes in History.”
April 9, 2011
Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Delaware

Page d’annonce : http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=180533

The University of Delaware-Hagley Fellows invites scholars to join in a conversation about how disasters have shaped societies, cultures and environments since 1700. What makes a disaster a disaster? Who decides? How have they been interpreted? What are the consequences of disasters? What can historians gain by studying disasters? We particularly encourage proposals for papers that explore how disasters can inform the histories of business, technology, consumption, the environment, work, and everyday life.

The organizers welcome proposals by both graduate students and established scholars. Financial assistance for travel will be provided to all conference presenters.

Please email a 300-word abstract and a one-page CV to the Hagley Fellows at hagley.fellows@gmail.com by December 31, 2010. For more information: www.udel.edu/hagley.

Spanish Research on Environmental History Workshop (16-17/12/2010)

CherEs collègueEs,

Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la tenue prochaine d’un workshop intitulé « Recherches en histoire environnementale, » organisé par l’Institution Fernando el Católico (IFC) en partenariat avec l’Université de Saragosse.

Le motif de cette rencontre est de faire connaître les différents projets de recherche menés en Espagne ou sur l’Espagne.

Le workshop se tiendra le 16/17 décembre à Saragosse (Espagne).

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