Roundtable discussion “Intellectual property law, artificial intelligence technologies and intangible heritage inventorying in the United Kingdom”, 3 June 2024, Online

3 June 2024| Online This roundtable, organized by the University of Hull, brings together about 35 experts from different backgrounds and disciplines to discuss the implications of managing intellectual property rights and considering artificial intelligence technologies in the context of intangible heritage inventorying in the UK. The aim of the roundtable is to outline key issues, … Read more

British Academy Global Professorship Summative Event: “Water Futures: Historical Perspectives from Indigenous Ecological Knowledge”, 12 July 2024, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, in person.

12 July 2024| Ashmolean Museum (University of Oxford) British Academy Global Professor Gregory D. Smithers hosts an end-of-project in person symposium on July 12, 2024, at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, entitled “Water Futures: Historical Perspectives from Indigenous Ecological Knowledge”.   This symposium will bring together scholars at different career stages from around the world to consider water futures through the … Read more

Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships Centre for Water Cultures – Great Flood Stories and What They Teach Us: Applying Lessons from Cross-Cultural Diluvial Traditions (closing 24 January 2024)

Applications are invited for a funded 4-year PhD studentship to start in September 2024. Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 24 January 2024. Apply for this scholarship. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, talented and enthusiastic researcher to conduct interdisciplinary research in order to advance thinking within the area of blue-green humanities. Despite … Read more

Call for Papers

Canada, Ireland, and Transatlantic Colonialism: Historical Perspectives. Extended Deadline From May 28 to May 30, 2024, St. Michael’s College, in the University of Toronto, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland, will be hosting a conference titled: “Canada, Ireland, and Transatlantic Colonialism: Historical Perspectives.” The themes of the conference include– Ireland and … Read more

Resilience and reconstruction: Histories of the present @ Copenhagen (30 Nov – 1 Dec 2023)

Contemplating Post-Traumatic Futures: Indigenous History, Eco-Trauma, and Traumas of Technological Change (30 November to 1 December 2023) Joy Porter has been invited to speak at the ‘Resilience and Reconstruction Workshop at the Centre for Culture & the Mind’, University of Copenhagan, Denmark. Programme Abstracts and bios Event details This conference will be held from 30 November … Read more

How Sustainable Is American Farming and Can Indigenous Agroecology Solve Its Key Challenges? @ UCL (14 November 2022)

‘How Sustainable Is American Farming and Can Indigenous Agroecology Solve Its Key Challenges?‘ (in-person event) Abstract Almost 10 billion people are predicted to exist on Earth by 2050—that is about 3 billion more who will need to be fed compared to 2010. However, expanding our current agriculture systems is not a sustainable solution to this … Read more