• Background – Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time Series

    International Interdisciplinary Research Group: Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time In 2015-16 EEHN was awarded funding from the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (IASH) to develop an International Interdisciplinary Research Group around the topic of Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time. Our interest was in bringing deep time to bear on the everyday. Whether it […]

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    ‘Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time’: EEHN Receives Funding Award

    We’re pleased to announce that EEHN has been made an International Interdisciplinary Research Group, courtesy of funding from the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities. This award will allow us to host a series of visiting scholars over the coming academic year, to join us in considering our common research theme of ‘Unexpected Encounters […]

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  • Environmental Humanities Fellowships at Edinburgh

    The Edinburgh Environmental Humanities Network are pleased to announce that the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (IASH) has awarded two Environmental Humanities fellows for 2015-16. Between September and October 2015 Dr Derek Gladwin of the University of British Columbia will take up a fellowship in Edinburgh, to work on a project called ‘Spatial […]

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  • EEHN member’s new new Artangel commission

    EEHN member Maria Fusco has been selected for a new Artangel commission to take place in Scotland in 2014. Maria will realise a site specific performance and work for radio shaped by a cavernous space excavated inside a mountain near the appropriately named Loch Awe. For more information, please see http://www.artangel.org.uk/about_us/open/selected_artists_2014

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    CFP Immortality and Infinitude in the Anthropocene: Symposium, KTH Stockholm

    Call for papers for a symposium on Immortality and Infinitude in the Anthropocene at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm (2-4 December 2014) organised by network member Michelle Bastian with Thom van Dooren. Full details are here: http://www.immortalityandinfinitude.net The symposium aims to explore the shifting relationships between time, mortality and finitude in the context […]

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    New member publications

    Volume 4 of Environmental Humanities includes the work of two EEH network members. The issue features a special section, ‘Living with Awkward Creatures: Vulnerability, Togetherness, Killing,’ which includes an essay on alternative apiculture by Kelsey Green Franklin Ginn; volume 4 also has an essay by David Farrier on Anthropocene poetics. The issue is available here: http://environmentalhumanities.org/archives/vol4/

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  • Landscapes of Hope: Towards the Imaginary Reconstitution of Society, IASH, 27TH February 2014

    On 27 February 2014, the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities played host to over 30 academics from Edinburgh and further afield, who gathered to explore landscape as a locus of hope. Organized and opened by Dr Maxim Shadurski, the symposium featured 4 plenary and 5 panel presentations, which focused on various political, social, […]

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    Deep Time Reading Group

    As the Edinburgh Environmental Humanities network has developed it’s become apparent that a lot of our network members work on the temporal aspects of environmental crises. Consequently, members of the network have been meeting once a month since December for a ‘Deep Time’ reading group, to discuss all things both environmental and timely. We’ve taken […]

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  • Environmental Humanities-themed seminars in the department of English

    The department of English seminar series is hosting two environmental humanities-themed speakers this semester. On Friday 20th September David Farrier will give a paper entitled, ‘Reading Edward Thomas in the Anthropocene’; more excitingly, Greg Garrard, author of Ecocriticism, will give a paper on Friday 18th October (title tbc). Both events will begin at 4.30pm and […]

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    Member Publication & Book Launch

    Artist and EEHN member Anne Bevan has collaborated with sculptor Andrea Roe on a two volume collection of essays on art and the environmental. ‘Things Unspoken’ (ed. Roe) and ‘Things Unseen’ (ed. Bevan) carry work by Kathleen Jamie, Jen Hadfield, and Robert Alan Jamieson, amongst others. Both volumes will be launched on Tuesday 20th August […]

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