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    Join us at Streaming Streams EH conference

    We know that many of us were looking forward to this year’s international environmental humanities conference organised by the team at KTH Sweden, which has understandably had to be postponed until 2021. However, in lieu of the full conference there will be keynotes and some taster sessions running online during

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    Greenhouse EH Book Talks: David Farrier discusses Footprints

    In March, as pandemic lockdowns started to come into effect in Europe, the Environmental Humanites programme at the University of Stavanger launched a book talk series to help bring attention to new EH work. Their first event was with EEHN convenor David Farrier, who discussed his new book Footprints: In

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    IASH Environmental Humanities Fellows for 2021

    We are pleased to announce our three IASH Environmental Humanities Visiting Research Fellows who will be working with us in 2021. Dr Nicole Seymour is an environmental humanities scholar working in the Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics, at California University, Fullerton, USA. Her first book Strange Natures: Futurity,

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    Blue Humanities Away Day

    In February, we had a research methods away day at the lovely coastal village of St Abbs (aka New Asgaard), organised by Alex Campbell, Michelle Bastian and David Farrier. Our aim was to reflect on the challenges that oceanic environments (and their decline) pose for the humanities. In particular we

  • Island Futures – poetry and climate change event at the University of Edinburgh

    In September, EEHN collaborated with Creative Carbon Scotland and the Scottish Poetry Library on Island Futures, an evening of poetry and debate about climate change at the University of Edinburgh. We were privileged to enjoy readings from two outstanding poets and video artists, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner (author of Iep Jaltok: Poems

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    ‘Sea Time’ – a collaboration with the Sydney Environment Institute

    In 2017-18, EEHN shared a Collaborative Partnership award with the Sydney Environment Institute, at the University of Sydney. In June 2018, as part of the award, we co-organised ‘Sea Time: Tales, Temporalities and Anthropocene Oceans,’ a two-day workshop where scholars from northern and southern hemispheres explored humanities responses to oceanic

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    New Environmental Humanities Fellows for 2020

    We’re delighted that the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh will host four Environmental Humanities fellows in 2020. In February, we will welcome Prof. Christopher Lee (Lafayette College), Prof. Hester Blum (Penn State), and Prof. Christina Seely (Dartmouth). Prof Lee’s project is a history of the

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    ERASMUS teaching exchange with the University of Stockholm

    Recently David Farrier and I participated in an ERASMUS funded teaching exchange with the University of Stockholm. We contributed to the new Environmental Humanities thematic focus within the Humanities PhD programme, offering a range of sessions on the topic of Deep Time. We visited the university’s Baltic Sea Centre and

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    Environmental Humanities Seminar: ‘Situating Chimneys and Trees in Nineteenth-Century French and Irish Culture’

    Join us for a joint seminar from our two current EH visiting fellows, Dr Anna Pilz and Dr Daniel Finch-Race: Situating Chimneys and Trees  in Nineteenth-Century French and Irish Culture Tuesday 16th October, 1-2pm The Project Room (1.06), 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh What happens if we approach the

  • New Environmental Humanities Fellows at Edinburgh

    Dr Anna Pilz of University College Cork and Dr Daniel Finch-Race of the University of Bristol will spend the Autumn semester as Environmental Humanities visiting fellows at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh. Anna Pilz specialises in nineteenth-century Irish literature and culture. She is co-editor