• Environmental History World Congress: ANEH Abstract accepted!

    Announcement – Environmental History World Congress Wed, Nov 7, 7:34 PM (3 days ago) to me, ternagba, bose_babatunde, neattah, kendigloria  Dear John Agbonifo, Thank you very much for submitting your proposal to present your research at the 3rd World Congress of Environmental History, to be held in Florianópolis, Brazil, 22-26 July. The program committee […]

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  • Irregular Ecologies: Call for Paper

    Irregular Ecologies: The Environmental Impact of Unconventional Warfare A Workshop Florianopolis, Brazil, 20–21 July 2019 Conveners: Christof Mauch (Rachel Carson Center, LMU Munich), Javier Puente (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) Warfare seldom affects humans alone. While inflicting devastating effects on societies, armed conflicts also shape economic, cultural, sociopolitical, and ecological transformations. As violence territorializes, armed […]

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  • FELLOWSHIPS: The Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) offers Fellowships (Junior/Senior) at the University of Ghana from September to December 2019 on “Parliaments and Democracy in Africa.”

    Call for Applications The Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) offers Fellowships (Junior/Senior) at the University of Ghana from September to December 2019 on “Parliaments and Democracy in Africa” Application deadline: November 30, 2018, 24 h CET Download PDF The Maria Sibylla Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) is dedicated to […]

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  • Abstract submission from Kendi Boroni!

    I am super glad to share with members of the ANEH family the superlative abstract sent in as part of the panel being proposed for the 3rd World Conference in Environmental History taking place in Brazil early next year. See below. Members are encouraged to send in their abstracts as soon as possible as the […]

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  • 3rd World Congress of Environmental History – Call for papers

    3rd World Congress of Environmental History, 22-26 July 2019 in Florianopolis, Brazil – Call for Papers Panel Theme: Africa in Global Connections: Destructured Social and Ecological Panorama and Relational Responsibility Colonialism catalysed cultural, material and conceptual landscape transformations, which continuing impact is largely neglected (Sluyter 2001). The colonizers, however, failed to transform African societies in […]

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  • ICEHO Bulletin 16

    Dear Friends, Please find attached the latest ICEHO Bulletin – no. 16. There are several Call for Papers included in the bulletin. Please note the deadline of ICEHO’s 2019 world conference in Brazil. Many thanks. ICEHO Bulletin 15 FINAL

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  • American Comparative Literature Association: Call for Papers

    ACLA Presents CLI FI and Beyond The call is for papers for a seminar at the American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting, to be held at Georgetown University in Washington, DC from March 7-10, 2019. The organizers, Brooke Stanley and Martin Premoli, specially invite ANEH members to submit an abstract. Are novels good at representing […]

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  • Climate Change and the Humanities: A Historical Perspective

    In the latest contribution to the Democracy Papers, Deborah Coen explores how human beings make sense of large-scale natural phenomena like climate change. What does it mean to “understand” climate change? Does it mean the same thing to concerned citizens as it does to natural scientists, or humanities scholars, or policymakers? Coen uses a brief […]

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  • ANEH WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

    ANEH Welcome New Members! Let me briefly introduce two important persons, one a doctoral student and the other a professor, who have enthusiastically joined the ANEH family! They are Stephanie Postar and Atei Mark Okorobia. On behalf of ANEH, I heartily welcome both Stephanie and Atei to the African Network of Environmental Humanities. Stephanie Postar […]

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  • Jihadists, drought threaten pastoral life in Sahel region

    Herders are facing growing obstacles as extremist groups drive insecurity and drought reduces the amount of grazing land. TUNIS – Jihadism and climate change are twin scourges increasingly limiting water and grazing resources in the Sahel, threatening to alter the lives of shepherds and forcing populations to migrate. “Around 95% of the 700 cows of […]

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