History of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Upcoming Meetings

There are no currently scheduled upcoming events.

Past Meetings

  • February 7, 2013

    Jeffery Brideau introduced his draft dissertation chapter, An Inland Seacoast? The Origins of the Seaway Idea and Construction of Bi-National Interest

  • November 1, 2012

    Jeffery Brideau introduced the Introduction from Confluence: The Nature of Technology and the Remaking of the Rhône by Sara B. Pritchard.

  • October 18, 2012

    Jody Roberts introduced the collection of essays The Future of Environmental History: Needs and Opportunities published by the Rachel Carson Center.

  • January 18, 2012

    Building a Protective Web: CHESS and the Challenges of System Building in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1969-1977 by Jongmin Lee of Virginia Tech.

  • November 16, 2011

    Group discussion of A Landscape of Energy Abundance: Anthracite Coal Canals and the Roots of American Fossil Fuel Dependence, 1820-1860 by Christopher F. Jones

  • October 19, 2011

    The Nose as Sanitary Agent: Scenting the Home by Melanie Kiechle, CHF

  • May 18, 2011

    Jody Roberts will introduce Climate for Change, or How to Create a Green Modernity? by Ulrich Beck Theory Culture Society 2010 27: 254 http://tcs.sagepub.com/content/27/2-3/254 http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0263276409358729 and A New Climate for Society by Sheila Jasanoff Theory Culture Society 2010 27: 233 http://tcs.sagepub.com/content/27/2-3/233 http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0263276409361497

  • April 20, 2011

    The Cosmopolitan Society and Its Enemies by Ulrich Beck Theory Culture Society 2002 19: 17 and Science for the Post-normal Age by Silvio 0. Funtowicz and Jerome R. Ravetz Futures, Volume 25, Issue 7, September 1993, Pages 739-755

  • March 16, 2011

    Introduction to Hidden Waters: Groundwater Histories of Iran and the Mediterranean by Abigail Schade, Columbia University

  • February 16, 2011

    Unruly Technology and Fractured Oversight by Jody Roberts, Chemical Heritage Foundation