Events

Archived Events

2015

Canadian History & Environment Summer School - Ottawa Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School – Ottawa Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

2014

Canadians at WCEH 2014.

Canadians at WCEH 2014: Canadian coverage of the 2nd meeting of the World Council of Environmental Historians, Portugal, July 2014.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School - Toronto Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School – Toronto Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

2013

Sustainable energy in the North Atlantic: A one-day session with academics, engineers, and policy makers for the purpose of sharing lessons from North Atlantic energy history and encouraging sustainable energy planning.

Sustainable energy in the North Atlantic: Academics, engineers, and policy makers discuss energy history and encourage sustainable energy planning.

Foodscapes of Plenty and Want: A scholarly workshop being held at the University of Guelph between June 23 and 25, 2013.

Foodscapes of Plenty and Want: A scholarly workshop being held at the University of Guelph between June 23 and 25, 2013.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School - Vancouver Island: NiCHE's annual workshop intended to provide a forum for graduate students, post doctoral fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School – Vancouver Island: A workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Northern Nations, Northern Natures: As the reality of anthropogenic climate change becomes increasingly clear, the Arctic has become central to global consciousness and vital to the world’s wellbeing like never before.

Northern Nations, Northern Natures: As the reality of anthropogenic climate change becomes clear, the Arctic has become central to global consciousness.

2012

Under Western Skies 2: This interdisciplinary and cross-cultural gathering focused on environment, community and culture in the Western lands of North America.

Under Western Skies 2: A gathering focused on environment, community and culture in the Western lands of North America.

An online symposium focused on  the complex relationships between nature, culture, and climate

Place and Placenessless: An online symposium focused on the complex relationships between nature, culture, and climate

Canadian Institute of Forestry eLectures: A series of lectures on Forest History.

Canadian Institute of Forestry eLectures: A series of lectures on Forest History.

Banff Fieldtrip 2012: A group of researchers from across the country explored Banff National Park to learn from the park's physical landscape.

Banff Fieldtrip 2012: A group of researchers from across the country explored Banff National Park to learn from the park’s physical landscape.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School - Guelph: NiCHE's annual workshop intended to provide a forum for graduate students, post doctoral fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School – Guelph: A workshop for graduate students, post doctoral fellows, and faculty members.

The Nuclear Industry in the 21 Century: An interdisciplinary conference looking at the nuclear industry including policy, health, and environment.

The Nuclear Industry in the 21 Century: An interdisciplinary conference looking at the nuclear industry including policy, health, and environment.

Various Public Lectures 2008-12: NiCHE has recorded a number of presentations from public lectures since 2008. Some of those presentations can be found here.

Various Public Lectures 2008-12: NiCHE has recorded a number of presentations from public lectures since 2006. Some of those presentations can be found here.

2011

Translocal Ecologies Workship Compendium: An onboard workshop focused on mobility, nature, history, and knowledge.

Translocal Ecologies Workship Compendium: An onboard workshop focused on mobility, nature, history, and knowledge.

GeoWatch: A series of three GIS workshops in Eastern Canada

GeoWatch: A series of three GIS workshops in Eastern Canada.

Transforming Canada: Histories of Environmental Change: One series of environmental history talks, hosted in two cities

Transforming Canada: Histories of Environmental Change: One series of environmental history talks, hosted in two cities.

Historical GIS in Canada: Integrating geographic information systems with history.

Historical GIS in Canada: Integrating geographic information systems with history.

Perspectives on the EH of Northern Canada: Canadian environmental historians are heading north!

Perspectives on the EH of Northern Canada: Canadian environmental historians are heading north!

Canadian History & Environment Summer School - St. Andrews:

Canadian History & Environment Summer School – St. Andrews: A workshop for graduate students, post docotral fellows, and faculty members.

Place and Placelessness 2011: A virtual environmental history workshop which uses Skype to facilitate dialogue between New Scholars without the need to physically congregate.

Place and Placelessness 2011: A virtual workshop using Skype to facilitate dialogue between New Scholars.

4th Annual Chiniki Lecture in First Nation’s History: Grand Chief Gargan speaks to the public on a number of important subjects affecting the Dehcho nation and the Canadian North

4th Annual Chiniki Lecture in First Nation’s History: Grand Chief Gargan speaks to the public on subjects affecting the Dehcho nation and the Canadian North.

EH+: Writing the Next Chapter of Canadian Environmental History.

EH+: Writing the Next Chapter of Canadian Environmental History.

NiCHE Earth Week Public Events: A series of public lectures and events in libraries across Canada.

NiCHE Earth Week Public Events: A series of public lectures and events in libraries across Canada.

Environments of Mobility in Canada: A workshop in Toronto that explores the role the environment played in shaping how we move people, objects and ideas in Canada.

Environments of Mobility in Canada: A workshop in Toronto that explores the role the environment played in shaping how we move people, objects and ideas in Canada.

Cross-Pollination: A workshop that brings together Canadian experts in the production and interpretation of text and visual imagery to better understand how such media enable us to know and act on behalf of place.

Cross-Pollination: A workshop considering how media enable us to know and act on behalf of place.

Canadian Historical Association - 2011: Three Recorded lectures related to environmental history.

Canadian Historical Association – 2011: Three Recorded lectures related to environmental history.

2010

Natures Past Lecture Series: Archival Evidence of Environmental and Climate Change Exhibit & Lecture Series, hosted by the University of Alberta.

Natures Past Lecture Series: Archival Evidence of Environmental and Climate Change Exhibit & Lecture Series, hosted by the University of Alberta.

New Perspectives on Parks: Canadian national, provincial and local/regional parks are of global significance. And yet, more than 300,000km2 of Canadian provincial and local/regional parks to remain largely ignored.

New Perspectives on Parks: Canadian national, provincial and regional parks are of global significance. And yet these parks remain largely ignored domestically.

Under Western Skies: This interdisciplinary and cross-cultural gathering focuses on the environmental challenges now faced by diverse populations, both human and nonhuman, in the Western lands of North America.

Under Western Skies: This cross-cultural gathering focuses on the environmental challenges now faced by diverse populations in the Western lands of North America.

Place and Placelessness:  A virtual environmental history workshop which uses Skype to facilitate dialogue between New Scholars without the need to physically congregate.

Place and Placelessness: A virtual workshop using Skype to facilitate dialogue between New Scholars.

Place and Replace: A conference meant to provoke questions about location in Western Canada, and about what is at stake when places and peoples’ relationship to them change or are contested.

Place and Replace: A conference that provoked questions about location in Western Canada, and what is at stake when peoples’ relationship to them are contested.

Time and a Place - PEI: This weeklong workshop brought together 60 local, national, and international participants to develop links between the Island's past, present and future.

Time and a Place – PEI: A workshop that brought together 60 international participants to develop links between the Island’s past, present and future.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School - Montreal: NiCHE's annual workshop intended to provide a forum for graduate students, post doctoral fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School – Montreal: Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Reaching a Popular Audience: A one-day workshop in Vancouver for graduate students. The workshop gave the students the skills to publish their research in popular publications.

Reaching a Popular Audience: A one-day workshop in Vancouver for to give grad students the skills to publish their research in popular publications.

American Society for Environmental History - 2010: The annual meeting of the ASEH, held in Portland, Oregon.

American Society for Environmental History – 2010: The annual meeting of the ASEH, held in Portland, Oregon.

2009

Banff Fieldtrip 2009: A group of researchers from across the country explored Banff National Park to learn from the park's physical landscape.

Banff Fieldtrip 2009 (Feb): A group of researchers from across the country explored Banff National Park to learn from the park’s physical landscape.

Writing for a Popular Audience: A one-day workshop in London, ON, for graduate students. The workshop gave the students the skills to publish their research in popular publications.

Writing for a Popular Audience: A workshop in London for graduate students that gave participants the skills to share their research in popular publications.

Introduction to Mashups and APIs: A workshop exploring potential uses of APIs in the humanities.

Introduction to Mashups and APIs: A workshop exploring potential uses of APIs in the humanities.

History on the Grand: A one-day symposium in Cambridge, ON. The overarching aim is to provide a forum to share research and discuss issues arising from the study of local history.

History on the Grand: A one-day symposium in Cambridge that provided a forum to share research arising from the study of local history.

Workshop on APIs for the Digital Humanities: An international workshop devoted to developing a strategy for providing APIs that mesh seamlessly with one another, expose data and provide a platform for a new generation of online research.

Workshop on APIs for the Digital Humanities: A workshop on developing APIs that mesh seamlessly, expose data and provide a platform for a new research.

Bringing Subsistence Out of the Shadows: Bringing together emerging scholarship on subsistence and mixed economies, both contemporary and historic.

Bringing Subsistence Out of the Shadows: Bringing together emerging scholarship on subsistence and mixed economies, both contemporary and historic.

Forest History Association of BC Conference: In September 2009, the Forest History Association of BC organized a very successful annual meeting.

Forest History Association of BC Conference: In September 2009, the Forest History Association of BC organized a very successful annual meeting.

Second Ganong Colloquium: In September 2009, HEAR held its second Ganong Colloquium at Dalhousie University.

Second Ganong Colloquium: In September 2009, HEAR held its second Ganong Colloquium at Dalhousie University.

Svartarkot Workshop - Iceland: Seven Canadians journeyed to Iceland with support from NiCHE, where they took part in an environmental history workshop at the "end of the earth."

Svartarkot Workshop – Iceland: Seven Canadians journeyed to Iceland where they took part in an environmental history workshop at the “end of the earth.”

Canadian History & Environment Summer School - Ottawa: NiCHE's annual workshop intended to provide a forum for graduate students, post doctoral fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School – Ottawa: Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Northern Environmental History Workshop: For five days, a group of students, faculty, and northern community members gathered under the midnight sun to consider the intersections of northern and environmental history.

Northern Environmental History Workshop: A gathering under the midnight sun to consider the intersections of northern and environmental history.

Hacking as a Way of Knowing: A physical computing workshop that considered the problem of E-waste and looked at methods for learning from and repurposing articles that others have thrown away.

Hacking as a Way of Knowing: A workshop considering the problem of E-waste and learning from repurposing articles that others have thrown away.

18th Atlantic Canada Studies Conference: Scholars of Atlantic Canada gathered at the University of Prince Edward Island for the 18th Atlantic Canada Studies Conference.

18th Atlantic Canada Studies Conference: Scholars of Atlantic Canada gathered at the University of PEI for the 18th Atlantic Canada Studies Conference.

American Society for Environmental History - 2009: The annual meeting for the ASEH, held in Talahassee, Florida.

American Society for Environmental History – 2009: The annual meeting for the ASEH, held in Talahassee, Florida.

Banff Fieldtrip 2009: A group of researchers from across the country explored Banff National Park to learn from the park's physical landscape.

Banff Fieldtrip 2009 (Oct): A group of researchers from across the country explored Banff National Park to learn from the park’s physical landscape.

Canadian Historical Association - 2009: 16 Recorded lectures related to environmental history.

Canadian Historical Association – 2009: 16 Recorded lectures related to environmental history.

2008

Quelques Arpents de Neige 2008: Presentations recorded at the public lectures sponsored by Quelques Arpents de Neige.

Quelques Arpents de Neige 2008: Presentations recorded at the public lectures sponsored by Quelques Arpents de Neige.

 Considering Site C: A roundtable discussion about the proposed Site C dam in the BC interior. Sponsored by Nature | History | Society.

Considering Site C: A roundtable discussion about the proposed Site C dam in the BC interior. Sponsored by Nature | History | Society.

Canadian Climate History Workshop: A two day workshop that discussed the study of climate in Canada.

Canadian Climate History Workshop: A two day workshop that discussed the study of climate in Canada.

Brian Fagan Public Lecture: A lecture delivered at the University of Western Ontario that discussed some of the principles in Fagan's book, "The Little Iceage."

Brian Fagan Public Lecture: A lecture delivered at the University of Western Ontario that discussed some of the principles in Fagan’s book, “The Little Iceage.”

Historical GIS Workshop: Held in Toronto.

Historical GIS Workshop: Held in Toronto.

Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting: The annual meeting of the CHA, held in Ottawa in 2008.

Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting: The annual meeting of the CHA, held in Ottawa in 2008.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School - Vancouver: Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School – Vancouver: Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Canadian Parks for Tomorrow: Held in Calgary, 2008.

Canadian Parks for Tomorrow: Held in Calgary, 2008.

W.F. Ganong Colloquium 2008: Sponsored by History & Environment in the Atlantic Region and held at Dalhousie University, Halifax.

W.F. Ganong Colloquium 2008: Sponsored by History & Environment in the Atlantic Region and held at Dalhousie University, Halifax.

Western Canadian Studies Conference: Held in Edmonton, 2008.

Western Canadian Studies Conference: Held in Edmonton, 2008.

Rethinking the Great White North: Held in Kingston, Ontario. February, 2008.

Rethinking the Great White North: Held in Kingston, Ontario. February, 2008.

2007

Confluences Workshop: Scholars and community members met at UBC to discuss the different ways in which river history and memory can be conceived and practiced.

Confluences Workshop: Scholars and community members met at UBC to discuss the different ways in which river history and memory can be conceived and practiced.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School - Saskatoon: Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School – Saskatoon: Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

2006

Canadian History & Environment Summer School - Toronto Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

Canadian History & Environment Summer School – Toronto Annual workshop for grad students, fellows, faculty members and other interested parties.

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