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    New Environmental Humanities fellow – Dr Cheryl Lousley

    Dr Cheryl Lousley of Lakehead University has joined IASH this month as an Environmental Humanities visiting fellow, until the end of July. Dr Lousley’s project, ‘Environmental Narrative and Memory in Contemporary Canadian Fiction’, focuses on contemporary Canadian authors who write about cultural memory in relation to the extractive industries that have long been central to […]

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    New Environmental Humanities Fellow to visit Edinburgh in August and September

    Dr Jeremy Davies will join IASH as an Environmental Humanities visiting fellow during August and September this year. Jeremy Davies is a lecturer in English at the University of Leeds, where he convenes the Environmental Humanities research group. His most recent book is The Birth of the Anthropocene (University of Chicago Press, 2016), called “the […]

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    Two upcoming EH seminars at Edinburgh this April

    This April we’re fortunate enough to have two visiting speakers to present their work to the network. On Thursday 19th April, Dr Saskia Beudel, University of Canberra will present a talk on ‘Narrative through Interviews with Environmental Scientists’, examining the kinds of narratives that emerge through collaborations between environmental artists and scientists. Then on Friday […]

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    New Environmental Humanities fellow at IASH

    Dr Saskia Beudel of the University of Canberra has taken up an environmental humanities fellowship at IASH, where she’ll be working on interactions between environmental scientists and artists. She’ll be in Edinburgh from March to April this year, and will return for another month in January 2019. Dr Beudel lectures in writing and literary studies […]

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    Kathleen Jamie in Conversation at the Centre for the History of the Book

    On the 8th November, the Centre for the History of the Book annual lecture will present poet Kathleen Jamie and her collection, This Weird Estate. In conversation with Tom Mole, Director of the Centre, Jamie will reflect on the ways in which poems make their way in the world. Places can be booked via this […]

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    Hannah Stark: ‘Love, Kinship and Futurity in the Anthropocene’, 26th October 2017

    EEHN’s current Environmental Humanities Fellow, Dr Hannah Stark (University of Tasmania), will give her second and final paper at IASH on the 26th October. Title: Love, Kinship and Futurity in the Anthropocene Time: 1pm Venue: IASH, Hope Park Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9NW Abstract: What does it mean to love and be loved in the Anthropocene? […]

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    Dr Hannah Stark (University of Tasmania): Extinction Afterlives: The Thylacine in the Era of Species Mass-Extinction

      Our EH Visiting Fellow, Dr Hannha Stark, will give a paper on her research on Wednesday 6th September (1pm, IASH, 2 Hope Park Square): ‘Extinction Afterlives: The Thylacine in the Era of Species Mass-Extinction’   Abstract: What ethical and political questions arise when we look at extinct animals? This paper utilises the Thylacine as […]

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    New Environmental Humanities Visiting Fellow at IASH

    We’re delighted to announce that Dr Hannah Stark will be our new Environmental Humanities Visiting Fellow until the end of October. Hannah is a senior lecturer in English at the University of Tasmania, Australia. She is the author of Feminist Theory After Deleuze (Bloomsbury 2016) and the co-editor, with Jon Roffe, of Deleuze and the Non/Human (Palgrave Macmillan 2015). […]

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    Crowdfunder: My House of Sky: the life of J.A. Baker

    EEHN member Hetty Saunders has written an remarkable biography–the first ever–of J.A. Baker, author of the exceptional The Peregrine. Wernor Herzog tells students of his Rogue Film School it is an “absolute must-read piece of literature”, while Robert Macfarlane hails it as “a masterpiece of the literature of place.” Hetty’s book is the first to […]

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    Registration Open – Ian Hamilton Finlay: Little Fields, Long Horizons (University of Edinburgh, 13-14 July, 15 July)

    We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for Ian Hamilton Finlay: Little Fields, Long Horizons (University of Edinburgh, 13-14 July, 15 July) at the below link: http://www.epay.ed.ac.uk/conferences-events/college-of-humanities-and-social-science/school-of-literatures-languages-and-cultures/literatures-languages-cultures/ian-hamilton-finlay-little-fields-long-horizons You can also access the registration portal through our main symposium website, which includes programme details: http://www.ed.ac.uk/literatures-languages-cultures/conferences/ian-hamilton-finlay-little-fields-long-horizons  

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