Thinking through the Environment
A joint meeting of
The 8th Turku Methodological Conference and
The 6th Nordic Environmental History Conference,
15-17 September 2005, Turku, Finland
We are pleased to invite proposals for papers, sessions and posters on the methodology of environmental history. We welcome proposals that examine the application of methods and theoretical frameworks to the historical research of the environment. We aim to bring both established and younger scholars together to share their ongoing research as well as broader perspectives on themes and opportunities in environmental history.
The keynote speakers will include:
Donald Worster, University of Kansas, USA,
Fiona Watson, University of Stirling, UK,
John McNeill, University of Georgetown, USA,
Yrjö Haila, University of Tampere, Finland,
Kristin Asdal, University of Oslo, Norway.
The deadline for paper and session proposals is February 15, 2005.
Proposals ought to be 200-300 words accompanied by a curriculum vitae of no more than one page for each participant. We encourage submissions also from non-Nordic scholars and students of all historical periods and places.
The webpages of the Conference are available at the following site: http://www.tte2005.utu.fi/
These pages include further information and an electronic form, by which you may submit your proposals for individual papers, sessions of 3 - 5 contributions, or posters. Please, read instructions on the webpage: http://www.tte2005.utu.fi/cfp.php
The regular registration fee will be 120 euros and 40 euros for students. These rates are valid until May 31, 2005. Higher rates will be applied after that date.
The joint conference will be held in Turku/Åbo, Finland and it will be hosted by the University of Turku and the Åbo Akademi University.
We look forward to receiving your submissions.
On behalf of the organising committee
School of History
20014 University of Turku, Finland
Department of History
Faculty of Humanities
Åbo Akademi University
20500 Åbo, Finland.
Phone: +358-2 215 4397
Fax: +358-2 215 4845 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.tte2005.utu.fi/
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