Irish Environmental History Network
Welcome to the home of the Irish Environmental History Network (IEHN), hosted by the Trinity Centre for Environmental Humanities, Trinity College Dublin. The Network is a collection of individuals from institutions in Ireland and beyond, interested or engaged in research relating to the concerns of Irish environmental history. This research employs a broad array of methods and sources and focuses on how humanity has perceived and interacted with the global and Irish environment in any past era. The primary goal of the Network is to act as a contact point for researchers in diverse disciplines focusing on the different aspects of Irish environmental history. More information about the Network and its remit can be found here. On this website you will find simple research profiles of members of the Network, reviews and news of events of interest. The Network is a Member of the International Consortium for Environmental History Organizations.
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News & Event Highlights
17 February, 2017: Trinity College Dublin
lign="justify">A Rountable Discussion organzed by Dr. Derek Gladwin (UBC), entitled: "Is Global Climate Action Trumped?" The event will take place in Trinity College Dublin, Davis Lecture Theatre, Arts Block, from 6pm. The event is sponsored by the TCD Environmental Humanities Initiative, and will be open to the public, but booking your place ahead of time is essential. More details.
21 February, 2017: Trinity College Dublin
The 30th Public Lecture & Meeting of the Irish Environmental History Network featured a lecture by Prof. Donald Worster of the University of Kansas and the Renmin University of China, entitled "Shrinking the Earth: The Rise and Decline of Natural Abundance". It took place in the TRISS Seminar Room, Floor 6, Arts Block, from 4.45pm.
10 February, 2017: Trinity College Dublin
The 29th Public Lecture & Meeting of the Irish Environmental History Network featured a lecture by Dr. Derek Gladwin of the University of British Columbia, entitled: "'Ya can't trust em': Shifting Ecological Perspectives of Literary and Cultural Peatlands". It will took place from 4.45-6.00pm in Trinity College Dublin in the Ui Chadhain Theatre, Arts Block, Floor 2.
30 January, 2017: Trinity College Dublin
The 28th Public Lecture & Meeting of the Irish Environmental History Network featured a lecture by Prof. Andrew Jackson of Trinity College Dublin, entitled "Palaeoecology and Future Ecology Through the Lens of Stable Isotopes". The lecture took place in Trinity College Dublin (TRISS Seminar Room, Floor 6, Arts Block) from 4.45pm, on Monday the 30th of January, 2017.
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