All talks will take place online. Attendance is open to all with relevant interests. To register and receive a Zoom link to the seminar, please contact Dr Katja Bruisch (BRUISCHK@tcd.ie).
MPhil research seminar – Spring 2021
Tuesday, 23 March, 5PM Shane McCorristine (Newcastle University), “Ghost Species: Spectral Geographies of Biodiversity Conservation”
Tuesday, 6 April, 5PM Mauro Agnoletti (University of Florence / FAO Agricultural Heritage Program – GIAHS),“Nature and culture in sustainable development”
Wednesday, 28 April, 1PM Andrea Gaynor (University of Western Australia), “Environmental history of childhood”
Events of the past
Tuesday, 9 March, 5PM Juliana Adelman (Dublin City University), “More-than-human urban histories”
Wednesday, 10 February, 7PM “The Environmental Humanities between Vocation and Profession” – Roundtable discussion featuring;
Tuesday, 16 February, 6PM Ryan Jones (University of Oregon), “Stalinist Cetology and the Anthropocene in the Oceans”
Thursday, 8th of October, 4PM Verena Winiwarter (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna): “The insidious legacies of mining”
Tuesday, 20th of October, 6 PM Eleonora Rohland (University of Bielefeld), “Unfamiliar Environments in the Caribbean 1494-96: A Famine, an ‘Indigenous Conspiracy’, and/ or a Climate Anomaly?”
Tuesday, 3rd of November, 7PM John McNeill (Georgetown University, Washington DC) – "Global Environmental History of the Industrial Revolution, ca 1780-1920
Tuesday, 1st of December, 7PM Donald Worster (University of Kansas/ University of Renmin) – “How Nature Determines: Land, Climate, and Reproduction”
4 May 2017 Prof Poul Holm will present findings of the Norfish project at the early modern social and economic history seminar, Cambridge University, UK.
5 May 2017 Dr Katja Bruisch will give a presentation at the University of Santiago de Compostela's Agricultural History Group.
9-13 May 2017 Dr. Francis Ludlow will co-convene at a session at PAGES 5th Open Science Meeting (OSM), Zaragoza, Spain. Session entitled: "Volcanic eruptions: the thread connecting climate records, societal change and future climate projections?"
5-7 June 2017 Dr Francis Ludlow will give a presentation entitled "Consilience of Human and Natural Archives to Advance Understanding of how Climate Change Impacted Past Societies" as part of 'Scientific Approaches to the Study of the Past: A Three Day Summer School', University of Kent, U.K.
6-9 June 2017 Prof. Poul Holm will be attending the Sea, Land, and Spirit conference in Dingle.
12-15 June 2017 Prof. Poul Holm will be presenting a keynote speech centred on the theme of Palaeoecology at the 3rd ESSAS Open Science Meeting in Tromso, Norway. More details here.
22nd June 2017 Dr. Yi-peng (Yvonne) Lai of the National Sun Yat-sen University (Taiwan) will present a lecture on her doctoral research on "Ulysses Green-appraised: Environmental Politics and Joyce" in Trinity Long Room Hub, Neill Theatre at 6pm.
28-30 June 2017 Prof. Poul Holm will participate in a roundtable discussion entitled "Environmental History and the Coastal Edge" at the European Society for Environmental History Biennial Conference 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia.
28 June - 1st July 2017 Dr Katja Bruisch will participate on a panel discussion centred on "Wetlands in Northern and Eastern Europe" at the European Society for Environmental History Biennial Conference 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia.
3-6 July 2017 Dr Francis Ludlow will give a presentation entitled "Violence and Conflict as a Consequence of Abrupt Climatic Changes and Extreme Weather in Medieval Ireland" as an invited presentation in the session "Medievalists and the Climate Sciences, Part 2: Exploring the Human Consequences of Climate" as part of the 23rd International Medieval Congress, Leeds, England.