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Four PhD positions in sustainability at Stockholm Resilience Centre

Stockholm Resilience Center have announced four PhD positions in sustainability: PhD student in sustainability – focus on sustainable and healthy diets PhD student in sustainability – focus on the biophysical…

Why did the Viking migrate to Greenland?

Why did the Norsemen cross the Atlantic to settle in Greenland in the Middle Ages? Was it the possibility of profiting from the coveted trade in walrus tusks that drove…

Scotland’s Coastal Heritage at Risk

Erosion threatens many archaeological sites around Scotland. SCHARP helps save and record some of Scotland’s precious heritage before it’s lost forever. Follow their work on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScotlandsCoastalHeritageAtRisk

New Publication – Detecting and Understanding Historical Landscapes

A new publication from the ‪Medieval ‪Archaeology  group, University of Padova focusing on the study of the historical ‪landscapes; ‘Detecting and Understanding Historical Landscapes‘ co-edited by Andrew Reynolds and Alexandra Chavarría Arnau. The book…

NEW! Emerging Knowledge Hubs

Networks are a key element in broad interdisciplinary and stakeholder initiatives, as they foster and enhance collaboration among researchers, practitioners, governments, and local communities. While the sharing of knowledge at…

2nd IHOPE International Historical Ecology meeting Nov 13-15. 2015

IHOPE is excited to announce the 2nd International Historical Ecology meeting taking place November 13-15, 2015 at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada). The event will be a continuation of the…

The SAA 80th annual meeting

The Society for American Archaeology 80th annual meeting took place April 15-19 in San Francisco. IHOPE’s sponsored symposium, “International and Interdisciplinary Projects Working to Make the Past Better Serve the…

Green Week 2015 Nature – our health, our wealth

The 2015 edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, will take place from 3 to 5 June at The Egg Conference Centre, Rue Bara, in…

Towards 50 Key Questions for Historical Ecology

On November 12-13th 2014 in Uppsala Sweden, the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Uppsala University and the Mind and Nature and the Integrated History and future of People on Earthresearch network sponsored…

Announcing a unique graduate course in integrated Environmental Humanities and Social Sciences

The summer graduate course Understanding the Human Dimensions of Long-term Environmental Change: Transformations of Iceland from the Viking Era through the late Medieval Period (CE 850-1500) is taking place June 5-15, 2015…