Category Archives: News

New Paper from the DoLP-project

The IHOPE-project  Domesticated Landscapes of the Peloponnese (DoLP) explores human-environment interactions in the Peloponnese (southern Greece) over the long-term. The latest contribution from the project “Resilience and persistence of ancient…

New Book: Water and Society from Ancient Times to The Present

As water availability, management and conservation become global challenges, there is now wide consensus that historical knowledge can provide crucial information to address present crises, offering unique opportunities to appreciate…

Fredrik Charpentier Ljungqvist appointed Pro Futura Scientia Fellow

Dr. Fredrik Charpentier Ljungqvist, Department of History at Stockholm University, has been appointed Pro Futura Scientia Fellow by the Swedish Collegium of Advanced Study and the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation….

Job opening: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in palaeoecology in the research project Contesting Marginality: The Boreal Forest of Inland Scandinavia and the Worlds Outside, AD – 1500 AD

Uppsala University hereby announces as vacant the following two-year position as  Postdoctoral Research Fellow in palaeoecology in the research project Contesting Marginality: The Boreal Forest of Inland Scandinavia and the…

TerraNova: The New Learning Initiative between Humanities and Science: Mapping Past Environments and Energy Regimes, Rethinking Human Environment Interaction and Designing Land Management Tools for Policy.

Sjoerd Kluiving (VU/ CLUE+) receives a 4 MY grant from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN), Horizon2020 of the European Commission. TerraNova trains 15 Early Stage Researchers in an…

Denise Pahl Schaan

Denise Pahl Schaan, 55, a major figure in Amazonian archaeology and professor in the graduate anthropology program at the Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPa), died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)…

New IHOPE regional case study

The Herring School and the Clam Garden Network aim to bring together culture, ecology, and governance to support sustainability of coastal communities of the Northwest Coast of North America. The…

New book: Issues and Concepts in Historical Ecology

Issues and Concepts in Historical Ecology examines key terms and practices within the research framework of historical ecology. Employing a novel approach to collaborative writing projects, the authors examine three…

AFQUA call for session and workshop proposals

The African Quaternary: Environments, Ecology and Humans (AFQUA) have opened a call for session and workshop proposals for the second International Conference and Workshops, held at the National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya…

New popular science book about climate history

Fredrik Charpentier Ljungqvist, a historian and palaeoclimatologist in IHOPE, has just published a popular science book about how the climate on Earth has varied since the end of the last…