Call for papers / proposals
Environmental History of Russia: the local measurements and perspectives of integral studies Tags: https://www.academia.edu/32536208/Call_for_Papers_Environmental_History_of_Russia_the_local_measurements_and_perspectives_of_integral_studies_

The Conference "Environmental History of Russia: the local measurements and perspectives of integral studies" is aimed at summarizing the results of regional studies and developing new research directions that allow us to comprehensively represent the historical experience of nature management and solving environmental problems in Russia. 

This Conference is an invitation to historians, sociologists, geographers, environmental and natural scientists, and all other researchers, showing an interest in an environmental history of Russia and the beyond.

The work of the Conference is planned in the following directions:

- environmental history of Russian regions,

- natural resources in the history of Russia,

- environmental problems of industrial development in Russia in the 18th - early of the 21st centuries,

- the history of environmental protection in Russia and beyond,

- urban environmental history,

- transfer of scientific knowledge and technologies in the history of Russia and neighboring countries,

- the role of social institutions and public associations in solving environmental problems of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.

Paper Proposals: please submit a short paper proposal of no more than 300 words together with personal information of presenter(s) including full name(s), institutional affiliation(s), and contact information to Anna Agafonova envhist2017@gmail.com or a.b.agafonova@gmail.com until June 1, 2017.

Deadline extended until 25 June, 2017.

The message of inclusion of the proposal in the Conference program will be sent to the authors until July 1, 2017.

Conference fee: participation in the Conference is free of charge.

Language of the Conference: official languages of the Conference are English and Russian.

Conference proceedings: we plan to publish articles (no more than 5000 words) in an edited volume in 2017. Submission deadline will be 5 September 2017.

‘Soviet and Post-Soviet Imaginings of Climate’ CFP extension to 15 Feb 2017

‘Soviet and Post-Soviet Imaginings of Climate’

A two-day workshop organised by Nottingham Trent University at King’s College London’s Russia Institute

Dates: 29th-30th March, 2017

Location: King’s College London, UK

 Extended Deadline for Abstracts: 15th February 2017

All queries should be emailed to Dr Marianna Poberezhskaya (Marianna.poberezhskaya@ntu.ac.uk)

or Dr Teresa Ashe (t.ashe@open.ac.uk).

 

CFP Workshop ‘Soviet and Post-Soviet Imaginings of Climate’ Tags: https://theieca.org/resources/calls/2016/11/06/workshop-soviet-and-post-soviet-imaginings-climate

Workshop ‘Soviet and Post-Soviet Imaginings of Climate’

Type of Call: Call for papers
Deadline: January 15, 2017

‘Soviet and Post-Soviet Imaginings of Climate’

A two-day workshop organised by Nottingham Trent University and King’s College London’s Russia Institute

Dates: 29th-30th March, 2017

Location: King’s College London, UK

Deadline for Abstracts: 15th January 2017

This workshop will explore the relationship between the science, politics and policy of climate change in the post-Soviet world, by considering the historical development of the concept of climate change as a scientific thesis, environmental problem and policy issue. We invite papers that will complement work on the history of the discursive political construction of climate change in the West by examining a highly contrasting (but intimately related) cultural context. In so doing the workshop will provide an in-depth look at how post-Soviet understandings of climate change (scientific, environmental and political) have developed and how they affect post-Soviet policy engagement and negotiating positions at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

This workshop is inspired by the aims of Maarten Hajer’s discourse analysis, which aims to “illuminate the places, moments, and institutions where certain perceptions of environmental change and social development emerge and are reproduced, and should reconstruct the argumentative struggle that determines which perceptions at some point start to dominate the course of affairs in environmental politics” (Hajer, 1995, p. 19). However, papers are welcome from all branches of study examining the history of scientific, political and environmental ideas relating to the climate and environment in the Soviet and post-Soviet world.

This two-day workshop will first look at Soviet political understandings of the environment, climate change and science (Day One) and then at the legacy or emergence of such understandings in post-Soviet countries and their domestic and international policy engagement (Day Two).

Key-note speakers:

Day One: Dr Elana Wilson Rowe, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

Day Two: Dr Jon Oldfield, University of Birmingham

 

If you wish to present a paper, please submit an abstract of up to 250 words via email to Dr Teresa Ashe (teresaashe101@yahoo.co.uk (link sends e-mail)) with the subject heading “Soviet and Post-Soviet Imaginings of Climate’” by 15th January 2017. You will be notified of the decision on your abstract via email by 1st February 2017.

All queries should be emailed to Dr Marianna Poberezhskaya (Marianna.poberezhskaya@ntu.ac.uk (link sends e-mail)) or Dr Teresa Ashe (teresaashe101@yahoo.co.uk (link sends e-mail)).

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