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Spotlight is a portal for information regarding conferences, exhibitions, publications and related opportunities in Gothenburg, across Sweden and around the world. To have a notice posted in Spotlight contact us here.

Call for Associate Editors 2017

Environmental Humanities is an international, open-access, journal that aims to invigorate current interdisciplinary research on the environment. The journal is published by Duke University Press and co-edited by Thom van Dooren (UNSW) and Elizabeth DeLoughrey (UCLA). The journal is currently looking to take on three to four new Associate Editors to join the existing Editorial Team. Read more

Wanted: contributors to the blog for the Centre for the Anthropology of Sustainability (CAOS) at UCL

The Centre for the Anthropology of Sustainability (UCL) are looking for contributors to their blog. The research group interrogates the hegemony of Wester Post-Industrial sustainable development policies and programmes, looking at the on-the-ground workings as well as the theoretical trappings of the concept of sustainable development. Read more

My House of Sky by Hetty Saunders

The first biography of the naturalist and famed writer, J. A. Baker, author of The Peregrine, written by Hetty Saunders, with photographs from the J. A. Baker Archive at Essex University. Read more and watch video

The Stories We Live by: a free online course in ecolinguistics

The social and ecological issues that humanity currently faces are so severe that they call into question the fundamental stories that we live by: stories of consumerism, infinite economic growth, progress and human separation from nature. This course provides linguistic tools for revealing the stories we live by, questioning them from an ecological perspective, and contributing to the search for new stories to live by. Read more

Book launch: The Island in Imagination and Experience by Barry Smith

Self-confessed islomane Barry Smith explores how islands bewitch us so, and examines the kind of human experiences that islands inspire. Journeying all around the globe to take in the most fascinating stories of Earth’s half a million islands, this book considers the unique geography, politics and economics of islands and their cultures. It traces their singular place in literature, religion and philosophy, and disentangles the myths and the facts to reveal just why islands exert such an insistent grip on the human psyche. Read more 

Forging Sustainable Modernity - The Nordic Model and Beyond

Interdisciplinary PhD course, 18-22 September. Read more

CFP: Wrack Zone

Call for Papers, Panels, and Other Presentations, ALECC Biennial Conference, 20-23 June 2018, University of Victoria
Traditional lands of the Songhees and Esquimalt peoples
Proposals must be submitted by September 30, 2017
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ENHANCE School in Public Environmental Humanities

The 2017 ENHANCE School will be dedicated to the theme of Public Environmental Humanities and takes place 2-6 October 2017 at KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory, Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden. Read more

WRoCAH White Rose Networks Studentships

Studentships available for 2017! Two Networks are offering studentships for start in October 2017. Each Network has three studentships available, one each at Leeds, Sheffield and York. Read more

Gender and Representation (Graduate Conference)

One-day event seeking to bring together early career researchers working with gender. November 3rd, 2017. Arranged by The Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages (ILOS) in collaboration with the Centre for Gender Research (STK) at the University of Oslo. Read more
 

Living Cities, Liveable Spaces - call for papers open!

A call for papers and posters for the upcoming Living Cities, Liveable Spaces: Placemaking & Identity conference is now open. will take place on the 22nd-24th November 2017 in Valletta, Malta. Read more

Waste Materialities & Meaning: Anthropological Engagements with Reuse, Repair and Care

November 29 - December 3. The 2017 Annual Meeting will focus on why Anthropology Matters! With more than 750 sensational sessions, the Annual Meeting will surely provide unique opportunities to connect, collaborate, and contribute to the advancement of anthropology. Read more

Imagining Science and Technology 200 Years after Frankenstein

The Humanities Research Centre at the Australian National University (HRC) looks forward to engaging hard scientists, as well as humanists, social scientists, writers and artists, in its conferences and debates and as Visiting Fellows. Read more

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Utskriftsdatum: 2017-08-18