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Credit: Canada. Dept. of Mines and Resources / Library and Archives Canada / PA-021656

CFP: special issue of Scientia Canadensis on Environment and Technology

Call for Papers For a special issue of Scientia Canadensis on Environment and Technology Environment and technology are broad rubrics, and historians have been investigating their intersection for some time […]

Model at Mystic Seaport, courtesy John Lamar, Flickr

North-East and Atlantic Region Environmental History (NEAR, EH?) Forum: Connecticut, May 2017

Did ASEH leave you hungry for more exciting environmental history? Did you long for the sea air while on an inland sea? (Or, if you weren’t able to make it […]

Grove Lime & Coal Co., Library of Congress, LC-F82-10056-PP

Call for Proposals: The Material Realities of Energy Histories

The Material Realities of Energy Histories A Call for Proposals for a Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d’histoire (CJH/ACH) The appropriation and control of the flow […]


New Scholars Call for Participants: Digital #EnvHist Meeting, Current Climate e-Roundtable, and ASEH Warm-up

NiCHE New Scholars will run 3 events this spring, and we are currently looking for participants! 1) February: Digital Environmental History Showcase (Google Hangouts) The digital toolbox available to historians gets […]


ICEHO Bulletin 11

The International Consortium of Environmental History Organizations has just posted its February 2017 bulletin, ICEHO Bulletin 11. If you have a contribution for the next bulletin, please send it to me by […]

Energy Then and Now Book Launch

On Friday, January 27, 2017, the Department of History at University of Toronto will host a book launch event for two new books in the field of energy humanities: Ruth […]

2017 Ottawa & Montréal Bootcamp on Science Policy

This coming May, we’re running an annual program called “Science Outside the Lab” that takes place in both Ottawa and Montréal. It’s a week-long immersive bootcamp for graduate students and […]

Historical Geography vol. 44 (2016) now available!

We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 44 (2016) of Historical Geography. All book reviews and the Distinguished Historical Geography lecture by William Wyckoff are open access; subscribers […]

ACSUS 2017 – Call for Geography, Energy, and Environment Papers

The 2017 biennial conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) will be meeting October 18-21, 2017 in Las Vegas at the Tuscany Suites and Casino. […]


New Scholars November Update

Now recruiting! Graduate students, post-docs, and emerging scholars interested in northern history for our November NiCHE New Scholars discussion. As the air grows colder and the nights grow longer, we’re turning […]


Public screening and talk at Queen’s: “Guardians of Eternity”

Guardians of Eternity, a film about the toxic legacies of Yellowknife’s Giant Mine, will be screened at Queen’s University in Kingston on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. The film […]


“Early American Environmental Histories” workshop — CFP extended

Each year, the William and Mary Quarterly, USC’s Early Modern Studies Institute, and the Huntington Library team up to host a two-day, all-expenses-paid workshop in which mid-career scholars get and give […]