Henningsvaer, Norway; August 1st – 6th, 2011 We all know about the beauty of the largest animal on Earth, but still the whale lives under constant existential fear. Often, human beings do not see how important parts of the ecosystem are being threatened because the used medium for environmental communication is not attractive enough. The […]
What does “pool” in “Liverpool” stand for? It is the goal of ‘Pool to explore, reveal and celebrate the origins of the city of Liverpool and in so doing to contemplate and influence the city’s future. Through walks, picnics, celebrations, conferrings and positive documentation, ‘Pool works with communities in Liverpool to raise awareness about the ecology and social […]
The UK Green Film Festival is a not-for-profit, national film festival showcasing films and filmmakers engaging with environmental and climate change themes that challenge, inspire, educate and entertain. Featured films include: The Age of Stupid, Vanishing of the Bees, Fields of FuelGasLand, With Landscape in Mind, Plastic Planet, Planeat, and The Pipe. Films will be […]
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 10-12 January 2012 “This conference aims to develop a holistic view of sustainability, in which environmental, cultural and economic issues are inseparably interlinked. It will work in a multidisciplinary way, across diverse fields and taking varied perspectives in order to address the fundamentals of sustainability.” Call for papers open […]
21st to 23rd September 2011, Trondheim, Norway Abstract submission deadline: 15th June. This conference will address how archaeology and cultural history can be integrated with long-term and contemporary ecology to understand landscape dynamics and underpin sustainable management and conservation of both cultural heritage and biodiversity in mountain environments. For more information visit: www.ntnu.no/vitenskapsmuseet/peopleandnature.
Reposted from poieinkaiprattein.org Field workshop from 29th of May until 5th of June 2011 in Rhodes, Greece Departure: 29th of May 2011, 19.00 from the Port of Piraeus with the Blue Star Ferries. On the occasion of the World Environment Day, June 5th 2011, this field trip aims at combining artistic, philosophical and environmental approaches […]
An event in New York City, Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Heyman Center for the Humanities, East Campus, 2nd Floor Common Room “Environmentalist discourse about the fate of the planet too often proceeds binaristically: science or metaphysics; anthropocentric or anti-human; progress or apocalypse. This symposium seeks […]
Reposted from www.projetcoal.org 19 & 20 May 2011; Lowy Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia What is ecological thinking and how does it transform the way we understand materials, objects and environments? Participants of this HotHouse workshop are invited to brainstorm about a future exhibition project on hyperobjects for the new gallery complex at the […]
Mapping and Reimagining Urban Ecologies through the Arts and Humanities An Interdisciplinary Symposium hosted by Temple University, April 7-8, 2011 Kiva Auditorium, Main Campus, Philadelphia (USA) Keynote Speaker: Timothy Morton, author of The Ecological Thought (2010), Ecology without Nature (2007).
The Values of Environmental Writing Research Network raises levels of critical academic exchange and public debate about the possible relations between reading habits and preferences, levels of environmental literacy, and wider patterns of pro-environment behavioural and lifestyle change. Network activities take place between September 2010 and June 2011, centring on three ‘Conversations on Environmental Change’ […]