Climate change Tag

Film Screening: ‘A Plastic Ocean’

Monday 5 June 2017 | 4.30pm OLD GEOLOGY LECTURE THEATRE | SCIENCE ROAD | UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY Links: Further information / Tickets In partnership with SYDNEY IDEAS, the Sydney Environment Institute will be screening the full-length film ‘A Plastic Ocean’. The award-winning film, created by the global network...

Climate Change and the Quest for Transformative Fictions (Public Lecture)

Public Lecture In association with the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies and in collaboration with SEI (Sydney Environment Institute). Climate Change and the Quest for Transformative Fictions is a public lecture by Professor Stephanie Le Menager, with Professor Christopher Wright as respondent, chaired by Dr Jennifer...

New Book: Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities

Teaching Climate Change in the Humanities is a new edited collection published by Routledge (editors Stephen Siperstein, Shane Hall and Stephanie LeMenager) Climate change is an enormous and increasingly urgent issue. This important book highlights how humanities disciplines can mobilize the creative and critical power of students,...

Environmental Themes in Popular Narratives – Special issue deadline 30 May 2016

Special issue call for Journal Environmental Communication: deadline 30 May 2016 Environmental Themes in Popular Narratives http://explore.tandfonline.com/content/est/renc/renc-cfp The purpose of this special issue of Environmental Communication is to explore and analyse a number of prominent environmental narratives conceived and reproduced in different venues.  Despite the increasing presence of...

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Endurance: Australian Stories of Drought

Deb Anderson, Monash University CSIRO Publishing Endurance presents stories of ordinary Australians grappling with extraordinary circumstances, providing insight into their lives, their experiences with drought and their perceptions of climate change. The book opens with the physical impacts, science, politics and economics of drought and climate change in...

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New book: Running Out? Water in Western Australia

Ruth A. Morgan University of Western Australia Press, 320 pp, PB, February 2015. For nearly 200 years the visions and aspirations of the people of Australia’s west have been characterised by an unquenchable thirst. Ruth Morgan uncovers the fear of running out of water — a fear...

CFP Human migration and the Environment: Futures, Politics, Invention (Durham, UK) – 2015

28 June-1 July 2015, Durham University Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor David Held (Durham University) Professor Wendy Brown (UC, Berkeley) Professor Claire Colebrook (Penn State) Professor Walter Kälin (University of Bern) Conference website: http://dogweb.dur.ac.uk/costconference New submission deadline: 12 December 2014 Submission Information: Submit paper session proposals to climate.migration@durham.ac.uk with the subject line ‘Durham Conference’. Conference...