Category Archives: News

The IHOPE Islands Project

Island communities represent some of the most vulnerable sections of global society to the increasing threats of climate variability, demographic expansion, economic instability, and sudden environmental change. Therefore island societies…

Spring activities 2014

IHOPE has had a busy spring, meeting with new partners, participating in conferences, and working with exciting new case studies for the website. In January, the IHOPE Executive Committee met…

HERCULES

Sustainable Futures for Europe’s Heritage in Cultural Landscapes:Tools for understanding, managing, and protecting landscape functions and values The HERCULES project seeks to empower public and private actors to protect and…

Transformations to Sustainability

Transformations to Sustainability is a new research funding programme that has just been launched by the International Social Science Council. This research programme is intended to make a major contribution…

Open PAGES Focus 4 Workshop

The international open PAGES Focus 4 workshop “Towards a more accurate quantification of human-environment interactions in the past” will be held in Leuven, Belgium, from 3-7 February 2014. Since the…

PAGES

In mid-July Paul Sinclair and Carole Crumley represented IHOPE at the PAGES (IGBP Past Global Changes) Focus 4 (Human-Climate-Ecosystem Interactions) summit at the PAGES international office in Bern, Switzerland.  IHOPE…

New Publication – The Archaeology of Australia’s Deserts

Mike Smith, National Museum of Australia, Canberra. March 2013 This is the first book-length study of the archaeology of Australia’s deserts, one of the world’s major habitats and the largest…