Environmental History World Congress: ANEH Abstract accepted!

Announcement – Environmental History World Congress

Wed, Nov 7, 7:34 PM (3 days ago)

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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 received many excellent proposals and we are pleased to inform you that your submission has been accepted.
 
If you proposed a completed session, we would appreciate it if you notified and coordinated with the others in your session. If you submitted an individual paper proposal, the program committee will be in contact with you in a few weeks to inform you of the other participants and presentations in your session.
 
Because we were unable to accept all the submitted proposals, we request that you please notify us by 7 December 2018 if you or any of your panelists will be unable to attend the congress. We might be able to provide someone else with this opportunity. Notifying us by this deadline is a professional obligation that is vital to our society and the success of the congress.
 
In a few weeks we will send you a schedule and the official listing for your session in the program, along with a link for online conference registration. Registration is required to attend and present at the congress.
 
Travel Grants
If you are an early career scholar, or graduate student, or academic from a listed low-income country, you may be eligible for a travel grant up for USD $1000. The deadline to apply is 30 November 2018. Applications need to include CV, motivation, and letter of reference from your institution. To apply:
Consult the WCEH website https://www.3wceh2019.floripa.br/
Click on TRAVEL GRANTS for full details of how to apply (https://www.3wceh2019.floripa.br/conteudo/view?ID_CONTEUDO=403)
Applications as a single PDF attachment should be labelled ‘Travel grant application WCEH 2019’ and sent to wcegrants@gmail.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 
Visas
Nationals from some countries will need a tourist visa to visit Brazil. Please see this link for more information:
https://www.3wceh2019.floripa.br/conteudo/view?ID_CONTEUDO=393
 
For more information on the congress, see:
https://www.3wceh2019.floripa.br/
 
Let us know if you have questions – and we look forward to seeing you in Brazil next year!
 
Cordially,
Stefania Gallini, co-chair, program committee [sgallini@unal.edu.co]
Lisa Mighetto, co-chair, program committee [lisa.mighetto@gmail.com]

 “Africa in Global Connections: Social and Ecological Dislocations and Relational Responsibility” 

Africa in Global Connections: Social and Ecological Dislocations and Relational Responsibility

Environmental Impact of Colonial Tin Mining in Jos, Nigeria
Agba Terna, Department of History, Federal University, Kashere, Nigeria;

Socio-cultural Dynamics and Environmental Transformation in Oil-rich Nigeria’s Niger Delta Region
Abosede Babatunde, Unive rsity of Ilorin, Nigeria;

Global Connections and ‘Relational Responsibility’: Insight from Environmental Humanities
John Agbonifo, Osun State University, Nigeria;

Global Land Grabbing and Large-Scale Land Investments in Nigeria: Exploring the Contamination of Potable Water, 2004-2014
Noah Attah, Department of History and Diplomatic Studies, Federal University of Kashere, Nigeria;

Saving Africa from Africans: Resisting colonial models of conservation around Kenya’s Nyandarwa Forest
Kendi Borona, University of British Columbia;
Chair: John Agbonifo, john.agbonifo@uniosun.edu.ng, Osun State University, Nigeria

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