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CfP: Workshop - Hazardous Time-Scapes: How to Make Sense of Toxic Landscapes from Multiple Timed, Spaced, and Embodied Perspectives?

The Deadly Dreams Network, the Hazardous Travels DFG Emmy Noether Research Group, and the Center for the History of Global Development Shanghai invite proposals for a workshop entitled “Hazardous Time-Scapes: How to Make Sense of Toxic Landscapes from Multiple Timed, Spaced, and Embodied Perspectives?” to be held at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society on December 1-2, 2017.
 
Full details are available in the call for papers.
 
The deadline for submissions is on September 15, 2017.
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Bolsas de Investigação

Encontra-se aberto concurso para a atribuição de duas Bolsas de Investigação no âmbito do financiamento do Projeto de Investigação Exploratória, associado ao Programa Investigador FCT com a referência IF/00222/2013/CP1166/CT0001, com o apoio financeiro da FCT/MCTES através de fundos nacionais e quando aplicável cofinanciado pelo FEDER, no âmbito do Acordo de Parceria PT2020. Em anexo, segue o edital com todas as condições (http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=global&jobId=91527).

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II Report(h)a Meeting: Book of abstracts

Between 4-6 May 2017, the II meeting of REPORT(H)A - Portuguese Network of Environmental History brought together specialists from several countries in Europe. Under the theme Environmental Changes in Historical Perspective, this II meeting was organized and hosted in Lisbon, by the University of Lisbon and the New University of Lisbon. This joint venture organization was mainly aimed at broadening the dissemination of such issues among scholars and students, in a disciplinary field still so difficult to implement in thesaurus and academic CVS within the different scientific areas. Overcoming financial uneasiness, REPORTHA has managed to join efforts among universities and scholars to bring experts in varied fields and surpass institutional challenges when evaluation of scientific units are at stake. About 70 participants offered presentations in a variety of subjects, providing approaches from arts to natural and social sciences. Some major results might be stressed: 1.The novelty of subjects presented at global scale on empires and environmental history, such as the way urban and sailing planning were organized in order to master “waste”; how empires and commerce or resources management resulted from uniting pieces of empires showing how “national” products resulted from global intertwined relationships. 2. The importance of disseminating information produced in native languages, in open access, to demystify worldwide historiography depending on secondary and biased narratives from the past. Native languages and local sources do reveal disparate information from the approach of the narratives of the ones mastering politically and culturally other cultures 3. The awareness of the need to evolve from multidisciplinary views and results to put interdisciplinary methodologies in practice. As a discussion forum to present and discuss ideas and projects, the REPORTHA network already has about 130 members and although it does not have institutional affiliation and has few resources, it promises to continue its activity, either by publishing some of the results presented in Lisbon, and continuing their regular meetings, with two universities offering to organize the next meetings, in 2019 and 2021.
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BD “Reportagem Especial – Adaptação às alterações climáticas em Portugal”

Já está disponível para download a banda desenhada “Reportagem Especial – Adaptação às alterações climáticas em Portugal”.
 
Esta banda desenhada é da autoria de Bruno Pinto (argumento), Penim Loureiro (desenho) e Quico Nogueira (cor). Neste livro, podemos acompanhar uma jornalista e um repórter de imagem enquanto fazem uma reportagem de televisão sobre a adaptação às alterações climáticas em Portugal, focando também um projeto de adaptação a nível municipal (ClimAdaPT.Local). Neste percurso, cruzamo-nos com histórias e personagens reais, assistimos a conversas com especialistas no tema, conhecemos desafios postos pelas alterações climáticas e maneiras de lidarmos com eles.
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ESEH 2017 Final Programme

The final programme for the upcoming ESEH 2017 meeting is now available. Download the programme to find out about the conference events including the scientific presentations, movie nights, and excursions. There is also practical information, including maps, guidelines for presenters, and an overview of exhibitors.
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