Tag: Scholarly Opportunities

CFP: Pervasive Powers: Corporate Authority in the Shaping of Public Policy (Paris)

guestauth0r , October 12th, 2017

This conference is based on the idea that, not only has this power varied among industries, countries and different periods, but also that the way in which it…

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CFP: Nuclear Waste and Deep Time (Amsterdam)

Max Liboiron , September 21st, 2017

Nuclear Waste and Deep Time Friday 3 November 2017, 16:00-17:00hrs                                                                                          Deadline for submissions:  November 1, 2017 …

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CFP: Muddied Waters: Decomposing the Anthropocene

Max Liboiron , September 4th, 2017

For its seventh issue, Pivot is calling for papers that not only critically address the Anthropocene as our current geological epoch but, in doing so, attend to pertinent questions concerning…

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CPF: Shifting Baselines, Altered Horizons: Politics, Practice, and Knowledge in Environmental Science and Policy

Max Liboiron , July 27th, 2017

Workshop – Call for Papers  Shifting Baselines, Altered Horizons: Politics, Practice, and Knowledge in Environmental Science and Policy  Max Planck Institute for the History of Science  (MPIWG) Berlin…

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CFP: Theorizing Harm

Max Liboiron , January 13th, 2017

Whether focused on toxicity, disease, disaster, violence, or malfunction, STS scholars have long studied harm. Given the great diversity of approaches and cases, this panel seeks to take…

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CFP: Analytics for the Anthropocene: Socioecological futures and scale

Max Liboiron , September 14th, 2016

We would like to bring political ecologists’ attention to (and questioning of) scale to the conversation on socioecological futures, and are interested in work sitting at the intersection…

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CFP: Changing Secondhand Economies

Max Liboiron , August 17th, 2016

This special issue aims to present the best of ongoing interdisciplinary scholarship on historical and contemporary processes involved in the flow of secondhand objects and materials, their transforma…

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Workshop Circulaciones Icomodas (Mayo 19)

Max Liboiron , May 10th, 2016

Perspectivas comparadas sobre la producción de jerarquías, fronteras y regulaciones sociales en torno al reciclado y reuso de materia descartada. Jueves 19 de Mayo 2016 SALA 10 –…

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CFP: Towards an ecology of neglected things

Max Liboiron , April 29th, 2016

Neglected things are pervasive in numerous contemporary practices and imaginaries. Our patchy knowledge about them is co-produced with a specific social order (Jasanoff, 2004), which is politically sh…

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CFP: Timescales

Max Liboiron , April 20th, 2016

Timescales explores the question of temporality in ecological crisis. Timescales is an interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference to be held on October 20-22, 2016 at the University of Pen…

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CFP: Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment

Max Liboiron , March 29th, 2016

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment, due by May 15, 2016. This volume will explore the intersection between transgender studies…

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CFP: Living and Dying with “Waste Infrastructure”: Affect and Practicalities (AAA)

guestauth0r , March 24th, 2016

This panel takes seriously the way of living or dying near the waste infrastructure, showing explicitly ethnographic inquiries of despair, anxiety, hope, and sense of purity, safety, and…

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CFP: Ambient Matter: Sensorial Engagements with a Toxic World (AAA)

guestauth0r , March 23rd, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS American Anthropological Association Meetings Minneapolis, MN. November 16-20, 2016 Panel title: Ambient Matter: Sensorial Engagements with a Toxic World Panel abstract: An anthropolog…

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CFP: Circles, flows and dead ends: re-calibrating socio-material relations and the rise of the ‘circular economy’ (3/11/16)

guestauth0r , February 29th, 2016

This session invites contributions that explore themes related to ideas of recalibrated material flows and their socio-political and geographical implications.

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CFP: Pharmaceuticals out of Bounds

guestauth0r , January 29th, 2016

When birth control hormones are found in drinking water and fish in streams contain Prozac, it is time to acknowledge that pharmaceuticals have gone rogue. Conference: 4S, Barcelona….

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Uneven Earth Writing Grants

guestauth0r , January 25th, 2016

Uneven Earth, a website that hosts articles, interviews, and other information about environmental and social justice conflicts around the world, is offering a writing grant “to fund two…

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CFP for “Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment”

guestauth0r , January 18th, 2016

This volume seeks to provide novel insights into ecological and environmental issues by drawing on specifically transgender perspectives. Deadline for abstracts: March 1, 2016.

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Four faculty job openings in Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene cluster (NC State)

guestauth0r , October 29th, 2015

North Carolina (NC) State University seeks candidates across multiple disciplines for four tenured or tenure-track faculty positions in the Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (Global WaSH) Faculty …

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CFP: Food waste scholarship: Recent advances and perspectives from a fragmented field of study

guestauth0r , October 14th, 2015

Organised by the International Food Waste and Food Loss Studies Group, this AAG session will: 1) Provide a forum for food waste scholars to share their work, and…

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PhD position: Turning Livelihoods to Rubbish (Aug 20 deadline)

guestauth0r , July 24th, 2015

The University of Manchester Department of Geography is pleased to announce a PhD studentship for the research grant ‘Turning livelihoods to rubbish? Assessing the impacts of formalization and…

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Canada’s Waste Network Launched!

guestauth0r , July 7th, 2015

Canada’s Waste Network has just launched! It aims to connect social science and humanities researchers interested in Canadian waste issues. Join now!

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CFP: Dirty business: economies of the used, the used up, and the useless // SES 2015

guestauth0r , June 15th, 2015

Our panel for the annual meeting of the Swiss Ethnological Society will be structured around three questions: What paths do discards take? What factors and mechanisms account for…

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CFP: Envirotechnical Histories of Waste Management — ASEH 2016, Seattle

guestauth0r , June 11th, 2015

The papers in this panel will approach and explore solid waste management histories as enviro-technical systems riddled with political, social, economic, and identity questions.

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