- The Carinthian University of Applied Sciences launches a program of study on Management of Conservation Areas. The international master will start in October 2019.

- The European Parks Academy on Management of UNESCO world heritage sites and Ecological monitoring excites participants of 14 different countries. Save the date for the next round: 15th-20th July 2019.


Postdoctoral Researcher in Environmental Humanities, University of Stavanger

The University of Stavanger invites applications for a 2-year position as Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Humanities at the Faculty of Arts and Education, Department of Cultural Studies and Languages. The position is vacant from 1 August 2019.

The position is funded by the project "Beyond Dodos and Dinosaurs: Displaying Extinction and Recovery in Museums" financed by the Norwegian Research Council.

The application deadline is March 24th, 2019.


Robert Bosch Stiftung: Postdoc Academy for Transformational Leadership

2nd call: 'Scaling Sustainability'

The Postdoc Academy for Transformational Leadership is an initiative of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and a joint project of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the four academic centers
• Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (IRI THESys),
• Leuphana University of Lüneburg,
• Stockholm Resilience Centre and
• Dutch Research Institute for Transitions (DRIFT), Rotterdam.

The program aims at postdocs from academic institutions across Europe who want to make a research impact in the transformation towards a sustainable society and advance the complementarity of the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities.

Applications: 15.3.2019



Groß, R (2019): Die Beschleunigung der Berge. Eine Umweltgeschichte des Wintertourismus in Vorarlberg/Österreich, 1920-2010. Böhlau, Köln ISBN 3412511684

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2019 Tallinn Dissertation  Prize

The European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) welcomes submissions for the 2019 Tallinn Dissertation Prize in European Environmental History.
The Deadline for submissions ins January 31, 2019.
Montafoner Wissenschaftspreis geht an Robert Groß
Robert Groß erhält den Montafoner Wissenschaftspreis für seine Dissertation "Über die Beschleunigung der Berge". Eine Umweltgeschichte des Wintertourismus in Vorarlberg/Österreich 1920-2010".
Der mit 3.000 Euro dotierte Montafoner Wissenschaftspreis wird alle zwei Jahre ausgeschrieben. Er wird vom Stand Montafon, dem Heimatschutzverein Montafon wowie von der Sparkasse der Stadt Bludenz getiftet. Mit dieser Auszeichnung werden Forschungen, die sich mit dem Montafon auseinandersetzen, gefördert.

(Foto: Presse- und Medienbüro Meznar Media)

EHCA Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Environmental History

On the occasion of the 3rd WCEH, Florianopolis, Brazil






Tucker, R.P., Keller, T., McNeill, J.R., Schmid, M. (Eds.) (2018): Environmental Histories of the First World War, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, ISBN: 9781108429160, 320 S.

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Bulletin 18 from ICEHO (International Consortium of Environmental Histoy Organizations)

Das Zentrum für Umweltgeschichte ist Mitglied von ICEHO und stellt das neueste Bulletin von ICEHO hier auch direkt zur Verfügung

>Bulletin 18 (pdf 1,8 MB)

Call for Proposals: ICEHO Regional Workshops

The International Consortium for Environmental History Organizations (ICEHO) has put out a call for proposals to fund workshops that seek to foster or strengthen organizations on this discipline anywhere in the world. It also seeks to help scholars and institutions to put together new courses on environmental history in places where there is not much expertise on this discipline.

Types of workshops:
- Regional meetings in places where there are no environmental history associations
- Regional meetings where the organization is yet not fully operational
- Workshops to develop and implement teaching programs on environmental history

Proposals will be considered in two deadlines: October 31st 2018 and February 28th 2019


John R. McNeill receives 2018 Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for History

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has awarded the 2018 Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for History to John R. McNeill for his important work in integrating two recent branches of the study of history: global history and environmental history.


93rd Minisymposium of the Centre for Environmental History /12th Rachel Carson Center Lecture

The Greening of Cold War Germany

Timothy Scott Brown
Professor of History, Northeastern University
Senior Fellow, Institute for European Studies, UC Berkeley
Fellow, Rachel Carson Center, Spring 2019

Place / Ort: Universität für Bodenkultur Wien | Standort Schottenfeldgasse 29, 1070 Wien
Time / Zeit: Thursday, 21 March 2019, 18:15 Uhr

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Danube Environmental History Initiative

> DEHI website



The Danube Environmental History Network is open to all interested partners for sharing publications, presentations and research opportunities.
If you would like to join, please contact the coordinators Gertrud Haidvogl or Martin Schmid .



Environmental History Database Austria

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