CUNY Human Ecodynamics Research Center – Online Workshop – May 12th and 13th, 2022

CUNY Human Ecodynamics Research Center – Online Workshop – May 12th and 13th, 2022

IHOPE’s Institutional Research Node at CUNY’s Human Ecodynamics Research Center (HERC) is hosting an online workshop on Thursday, May 12th – Friday, May 13th, between 10:00 AM and 2:30 PM EDT.

The Spring 2022 theme will feature Maritime Historical Ecology projects from the North Atlantic and North Pacific and includes presenters from CUNY and internationally.

Presentations include:

Thursday, May 12th – 

  • Steve Hartman: BRIDGES, the sustainability science coalition of UNESCO’s international science program Management of Social Transformations (MOST)
  • Poul Holm : Oceans Past Initiative – the human marine footprint
  • Ingrid Mainland & team: Landscapes of change: archaeologies of historic period change on the island of Rousay, Orkney
  • Catherine West: Maritime Historical Ecology in the N Pacific
  • George Hambrecht : Mobilizing the Distributed Observing Network of the Past, CAMHEP project
  • Megan Victor: Dunning and Decline: The Shoalers and Codfish at Smuttynose Island

Friday, May 13th – 

  • Carole Crumley: Historical Ecology for the Future: Organizing at Local and Regional Scales
  • Ramona Harrison: The Two Valleys Project in an Environmental Archaeology Context
  • Lilja Palsdottir & Frank Feeley: Gufuskalar Iceland
  • John Haldon: The Climate Change and History Research Initiative at Princeton: History, palaeosciences and contemporary policy
  • Konrad Smiarowski & Wendi Coleman: Norse and Inuit Sealing in Greenland
  • Megan Hicks: Colonialism, Capitalism, and Rural Ecologies in Iceland: 1600-1920

Please email for the Zoom links to attend.
The attached flier (below) provides a detailed program schedule as well as more information on the HERC and this exciting workshop.

We hope to see you there!

HERC workshop sp 2022 flier


James M. Sommerville, 1859, Ocean Life