Entries from March 2011

New book: Confluence – The Nature of Technology and the Remaking of the Rhône

March 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Envirotechie Sara Pritchard’s book on the Rhône is out! Because of its location, volume, speed, and propensity for severe flooding, the Rhône, France’s most powerful river, has long influenced the economy, politics, and transportation networks of Europe. Humans have tried to control the Rhône for over two thousand years, but large-scale development did not occur until […]

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Call For Proposals: Workshop for the History of the Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science (WHEATS) 2011

March 17th, 2011 · No Comments

The Doctoral Program in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology and Society (HASTS) at MIT is pleased to be hosting WHEATS in 2011. Now in its eighth year, the Workshop for the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology, and Science (WHEATS) brings together graduate students studying topics contained under this heading. The Workshop will take place September […]

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4-year doctoral position in the History of Science, Technology, and Environment, Umeå University, Sweden

March 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Umeå Studies in Science, Technology and Environment (USSTE) – a research group specializing in humanistic and social science research on science, technology and environment, and on the historical relationships between these fields and the rest of society – welcomes applications for a four-year doctoral position at Umeå University, Sweden.

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